Bristol Drugs Project (BDP) is a charity providing harm reduction and treatment services to people experiencing problems with drugs or alcohol. With 35 years of experience, their goal is to support people towards independence from drugs and alcohol.
0117 987 6000 https://www.bdp.org.uk/
Bristol Pride offers great signposting for LGBTQ issues in Bristol including support with sexual health as well as mental health issues.
Equality Advisory Support Service (EASS) is the place to go if you have experienced discrimination, which includes sexual harassment and harassment related to your sex, you can get help from the EASS discrimination helpline. Monday to Friday 9am to 7pm and Saturday 10am to 2pm. Telephone 0808 800 0082. Text phone 0808 800 0084 https://www.equalityadvisoryservice.com/
If you work in music and are struggling to cope then call Music Minds Matter, the free, 24/7 service, which will listen, support and help. It doesn’t have to be a crisis, or even about music. Call: 0808 802 8008
The Licensed Trade Charity are there to listen and help those who work in the licensed drinks trade, providing practical guidance and emotional support to help you get through your personal challenges.
FREE helpline 0808 801 0550. Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and 365 days a year.
A free NHS confidential 24/7 helpline for people who live in Bristol, North Somerset & South Gloucestershire.
For immediate emotional and practical support call 0800 0126549. Textphone users dial 18001 followed by 0800 0126549. If English isn’t your first language we can arrange for a translator to support your call.
A service for children and young people under the age of 35 who are experiencing thoughts of suicide. For anyone concerned that a young person could be thinking about suicide.
0800 068 4141 (weekdays 10am-10pm, weekends 2pm-10pm and bank holidays 2pm–10pm), email email@example.com or text 07786 209 697.
SARI provides free and confidential support for anyone who is a victim of hate crime in Bristol. Whether that’s based on race, faith, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or sex. We also work to build greater understanding and respect for diversity and difference within our community. https://saricharity.org.uk/
Somerset and Avon Rape and Sexual Abuse Support (SARSAS) offers support for people affected by rape or any kind of sexual assault or abuse at any time in their lives. 0808 801 0456 or 0808 801 0464 www.sarsas.org.uk
Whatever you're going through, Samaritans are there to listen - 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
You can call 116 123 (free from any phone) or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Text Shout to 85258 for free, confidential, 24/7 text messaging support service for anyone who is struggling to cope.
The Bridge Sexual Assault Referral Centre offers access to support and medical testing without making a police report if you are not ready https://www.thebridgecanhelp.org.uk/
24/7, FREE, confidential text-based service dedicated to any individual within the hospitality community to contact for support about their mental health.
Text Burntchef to 85258.
Victim Support is an independent charity dedicated to supporting victims of crime and traumatic incidents in England and Wales. This specialist help supports people to cope and move on to the point where they feel they are back on track with their lives.
Victims Information Service 08 08 16 89 111 https://www.victimsupport.org.uk/
Free and independent debt advice over the phone and online for business owners and managers on navigating the current financial climate. https://www.businessdebtline.org/
Pilot Light is unapologetically bold in its approach to helping hospitality businesses to combat mental health stigma and hopes to act as a beacon of support to those affected by common-place issues.
FREE online training courses to teach you the skills and confidence to have a potentially life-saving conversation with someone you’re worried about. https://www.zerosuicidealliance.com/training
No-one should have to face feelings of stress, anxiety or depression alone.
That’s why Changes Bristol provides peer support groups in Bristol and online for anyone aged 18 or over, offering a safe and friendly space for people to share any worries they might have.They also now offer one-to-one phone befriending or new and existing members. As well as this support, they offer a large number of volunteering opportunities and workplace training in mental health awareness.
Whether you work in hotels, restaurants, pubs, bars or cafés, schools, hospitals or event venues, Hospitality Action are dedicated to giving you the help, advice and support you need whenever times get tough.
24/7 helpline 0808 802 0282
Up to date advice is available through its online resources https://www.hospitalityaction.org.uk/advice/
If you work, or have worked, or if you aspire to a career in the drinks hospitality industry, then we can help you. Our services to industry colleagues include financial assistance, wellbeing support and industry training.
Helpline 0800 915 4610 – open 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. Supporting drinks industry people whenever they need it.
A TALKING AND LISTENING CLUB FOR MEN. This support network, community of men supporting each other meets in Bristol to talk face to face as well as providing a Facebook group for peer to peer conversations.
Tools from the BBC. Whether you're after everyday tips, sounds to relax your mind, strategies to cope with parenting right now or films to get you talking, this is a great resource.
Think of Headspace as your mind’s best friend. A mindfulness and wellbeing tool which isn’t free but can be helpful. https://www.headspace.com/
Hints and tips. Coping with money worries and job uncertainty.
Resources and tools to help create mentally healthy workplaces. Including free mental health e-learning for managers to help them better support their staff’s mental health.
The information you need to make the right choices, including help to deal with your debt problems, how to avoid losing your home and how to get your finances back into shape. https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/debt-and-money/
If you are struggling to make ends meet at the moment, you aren’t alone. Millions of households are finding it hard to pay for everyday items as prices for essentials like food, gas and electricity have rapidly increased. Instant and tailored advice to suit your worries.
Working with communities in Bristol to deal with money worries in a way that suits the complexity of people’s everyday lives. https://www.talkingmoney.org.uk/
Call 0117 954 3990 or 0800 121 4511, or email email@example.com