Support Contacts


National Association for Mental Health (MIND) are located at Old Market Street Bristol and across United Kingdom; they are a community mental health charity. They make sure anyone with a mental health or emotional issue has somewhere to turn for advice and support. Information Service between 9:30am and 3:30pm every weekday on 0117 980 0370, or by email at Website:


 A leading mental health charity that’s been putting mental health first for people in Bristol and the Southwest for over 30 years. Believe that with the right support, everyone can take control of their life and make their future their own. Our services can be found in Bath and Northeast Somerset, Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire and Somerset.


MINDOUT provide advice & information, advocacy, a peer support group programme, wellbeing activities and events, a peer mentoring service, an out of hours online chat service and a food project. Website:


Samaritans offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever is getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal. Website:


Citizens Advice Bristol provide free, independent, impartial, and confidential advice on issues such as benefits, housing, debt, and family law. Citizens Advice Bristol –

POhWER – Bristol Advocacy Services

Citizen Advocacy, for people with learning disabilities, mental health needs, physical/sensory impairment, and/or older people who need support with health and wellbeing issues

BAME advocacy for people from BAME communities with a mental health issue, including inpatients on psychiatric wards and people living in the community experiencing serious mental or emotional distress.

POhWER – Bristol Advocacy Services website – 


Immediate emotional and practical support helpline – 0800 0126549

An NHS, free, confidential, 24/7 helpline provided by Vita Health Group, in partnership with AWP. The line is staffed by experienced counsellors, who you can talk to, and they will listen. They will offer emotional support and can connect you to organisations available in Bristol, North Somerset, and South Gloucestershire (BNSSG).