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Stroud Women’s Refuge

Stroud Women’s Refuge is a charity offering accommodation and support services to women and their children who have been affected by domestic abuse.

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Hospice UK

Hospice UK is a charity offering all NHS, care sector staff and emergency service workers their new ‘Just B’ counselling and trauma helpline.

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www.nhs.uk/live-well

Advice, tips and tools to make the best choices about your health and wellbeing to help you feel mentally and emotionally better.

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Every Mind Matters

Simple and practical advice to get a healthier mind and get more out of life – from how to deal with stress and anxiety, to boosting your mood or sleeping better.

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Scope

Scope is the disability equality charity in England and Wales providing practical and emotional support. Their online disability forum is a supportive space for disabled people, parents and carers to get disability advice and information and to talk to people with...

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Carers UK

Carers UK is a membership charity for carers, sharing experiences and offering support.

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Independent Age

Independent Age is a charity aimed at supporting older adults and families with clear, free and impartial advice on care and support, money and benefits, health and mobility and how to get the help you need to remain independent.

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UK Smart Recovery

UK Smart Recovery is a charity which promotes choice in recovery through a national network of mutual aid meetings and online training resources.

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RELEASE

RELEASE is an independent charity and a national centre of expertise on drugs and drugs law.

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FRANK

FRANK is a website and national telephone helpline operated by Public Health England offering honest advice, information and support to anyone concerned about drugs and solvent/volatile substance misuse.

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Cocaine Anonymous

Cocaine Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other so that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from their addiction.

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Warm and Well

Warm and Well offers energy efficiency advice to householders and also administers grant funding on behalf of the local authorities and other funders.

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National Debtline

National Debtline is a charity which provides free and independent debt advice over the phone and online as well as handy resources to help overcome financial pressures.

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POhWER

POhWER is a charity and membership organisation providing information, advice, support and advocacy to people who experience disability, vulnerability, distress and social exclusion.

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The Hideout

The Hideout is a charity-supported website to help provide children and young people with information about domestic violence.

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Respect Men’s Advice Line

Respect Men’s advice line is a helpline for male victims of domestic abuse offering nonjudgmental emotional support, practical advice and information.

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Refuge

Refuge is a national charity offering a 24-hour National Domestic Violence Helpline for women and children.

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NSPCC

NSPCC is a national charity working to prevent abuse, help rebuild children’s lives and support families.

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Karma Nirvana

Karma Nirvana is a UK human rights charity supporting victims of honour-based abuse and forced marriage.

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National Bullying Helpline

National Bullying Helpline is a charitable organisation offering help and support for adults, children and parents struggling with bullying issues.

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Kidscape

Kidscape is a national charity which provides children, families, carers and professionals with advice, training and practical tools to prevent bullying and protect young lives.

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BullyingUK

BullyingUK is a website provided by charity Family Lives and provides advice, resources and support to help people of any age who may be experiencing bullying.

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Acas

Acas provides provide free and impartial advice to employers, employees and their representatives on resolving workplace conflict, including bullying.

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YoungMinds

YoungMinds Is a national charity for children and young people who need mental health support.

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SANE

If you need help or emotional support visit: www.sane.org.uk  to find out more, access the support forum and text care or other services supported by professionals or volunteers.

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MindEd for Families

Free, practical information to help you to understand your child and support them through whatever they are going through.

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Mind

Mind is a national charity which provides advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding. Visit: www.mind.org.uk to find out more about the support they provide,...

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Tic+

Tic+ is a Gloucestershire-based charity which provides confidential counselling, support and care for young people and their families.

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Qwell

Qwell is an online mental wellbeing and support platform provided by Gloucestershire County Council for anyone aged 18 and over in Gloucestershire and is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Support available includes articles, forums, peer support and anonymous...

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Kooth

Kooth is an anonymous online mental wellbeing platform available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week provided by Gloucestershire County Council for young people aged 11 to 18 living in Gloucestershire experiencing issues with their emotional wellbeing, such as anxiety, low...

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National Listings

Stroud Women’s Refuge

Stroud Women’s Refuge is a charity offering accommodation and support services to women and their children who have been affected by domestic abuse.

read more

Hospice UK

Hospice UK is a charity offering all NHS, care sector staff and emergency service workers their new ‘Just B’ counselling and trauma helpline.

read more

www.nhs.uk/live-well

Advice, tips and tools to make the best choices about your health and wellbeing to help you feel mentally and emotionally better.

read more

Every Mind Matters

Simple and practical advice to get a healthier mind and get more out of life – from how to deal with stress and anxiety, to boosting your mood or sleeping better.

read more

Scope

Scope is the disability equality charity in England and Wales providing practical and emotional support. Their online disability forum is a supportive space for disabled people, parents and carers to get disability advice and information and to talk to people with...

read more

Carers UK

Carers UK is a membership charity for carers, sharing experiences and offering support.

read more

Independent Age

Independent Age is a charity aimed at supporting older adults and families with clear, free and impartial advice on care and support, money and benefits, health and mobility and how to get the help you need to remain independent.

read more

UK Smart Recovery

UK Smart Recovery is a charity which promotes choice in recovery through a national network of mutual aid meetings and online training resources.

read more

RELEASE

RELEASE is an independent charity and a national centre of expertise on drugs and drugs law.

read more

FRANK

FRANK is a website and national telephone helpline operated by Public Health England offering honest advice, information and support to anyone concerned about drugs and solvent/volatile substance misuse.

read more

Cocaine Anonymous

Cocaine Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other so that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from their addiction.

read more

Warm and Well

Warm and Well offers energy efficiency advice to householders and also administers grant funding on behalf of the local authorities and other funders.

read more

National Debtline

National Debtline is a charity which provides free and independent debt advice over the phone and online as well as handy resources to help overcome financial pressures.

read more

POhWER

POhWER is a charity and membership organisation providing information, advice, support and advocacy to people who experience disability, vulnerability, distress and social exclusion.

read more

The Hideout

The Hideout is a charity-supported website to help provide children and young people with information about domestic violence.

read more

Respect Men’s Advice Line

Respect Men’s advice line is a helpline for male victims of domestic abuse offering nonjudgmental emotional support, practical advice and information.

read more

Refuge

Refuge is a national charity offering a 24-hour National Domestic Violence Helpline for women and children.

read more

NSPCC

NSPCC is a national charity working to prevent abuse, help rebuild children’s lives and support families.

read more

Karma Nirvana

Karma Nirvana is a UK human rights charity supporting victims of honour-based abuse and forced marriage.

read more

National Bullying Helpline

National Bullying Helpline is a charitable organisation offering help and support for adults, children and parents struggling with bullying issues.

read more

Kidscape

Kidscape is a national charity which provides children, families, carers and professionals with advice, training and practical tools to prevent bullying and protect young lives.

read more

BullyingUK

BullyingUK is a website provided by charity Family Lives and provides advice, resources and support to help people of any age who may be experiencing bullying.

read more

Acas

Acas provides provide free and impartial advice to employers, employees and their representatives on resolving workplace conflict, including bullying.

read more

YoungMinds

YoungMinds Is a national charity for children and young people who need mental health support.

read more

SANE

If you need help or emotional support visit: www.sane.org.uk  to find out more, access the support forum and text care or other services supported by professionals or volunteers.

read more

MindEd for Families

Free, practical information to help you to understand your child and support them through whatever they are going through.

read more

Mind

Mind is a national charity which provides advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding. Visit: www.mind.org.uk to find out more about the support they provide,...

read more

Tic+

Tic+ is a Gloucestershire-based charity which provides confidential counselling, support and care for young people and their families.

read more

Qwell

Qwell is an online mental wellbeing and support platform provided by Gloucestershire County Council for anyone aged 18 and over in Gloucestershire and is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Support available includes articles, forums, peer support and anonymous...

read more

Kooth

Kooth is an anonymous online mental wellbeing platform available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week provided by Gloucestershire County Council for young people aged 11 to 18 living in Gloucestershire experiencing issues with their emotional wellbeing, such as anxiety, low...

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Ask for help if you need it

It can be hard to know where to turn when we’re struggling with our mental health but support is available, from NHS and council-commissioned services to local and national charities. Many services are free, confidential, and you can access them yourself without a referral from a professional.

Support for carers

Find out what support is available to you.

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Support for children, young people and families

There is a wide range of support for children, young people and families in the county.

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Support for older age groups

More information about additional support that is available for older people locally and nationally.

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Support for ethnic minorities

Find out more about some of the support that is available

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Support for LGBTQ+ communities

Getting help with issues you're struggling to deal with on your own is one of the most important things you can do

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Support for veterans

If you think you or your partner may be experiencing mental health difficulties, you can get expert help

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Your health and wellbeing

The past year has been a particularly challenging time for everyone but whatever you’re worried about, please reach out for support – help is available

Contact us

If you can’t find what you are looking for, please get in touch to let us know what mental health support information would be useful to you at this time

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