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Shine

Shine is a Cirencester-based charity which offers creative art therapy courses, peer support and weekly drop-in sessions for struggling mums dealing with depression and anxiety 

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Dad Matters

Dad Matters is part of Home-Start Gloucestershire and provides support for dads with children under 3, including antenatal groups and perinatal mental health support groups.

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Mothers in Mind

Mothers in Mind is a peer support drop in group for mums struggling with their mental health and is part of Home-Start Gloucestershire.

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Home-Start Gloucestershire

Home-Start Gloucestershire provides early support to families who are facing the challenges and stresses of family life, including a wide range of difficulties such as isolation, low self-esteem, physical and mental health issues.

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Cheltenham and District Carers and Families

Cheltenham and District Carers and Families (CADCAF) is a charity family support group for parents and carers who are caring for a child or young person with additional needs in Cheltenham and surrounding areas.

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Coram Voice

Coram Voice is a charity representing children’s rights and supporting children and young people in or leaving care.  

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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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NSPCC

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

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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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Anti-Bullying Alliance

Anti-Bullying Alliance is a national charity comprising a coalition of organisations and individuals that are united against bullying.

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Mermaids

Mermaids helps gender-diverse kids, young people and their families.

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School Nurses

School Nurses support children and young people aged from 5 to 19 in the community, whether they attend school or not.

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Winston’s Wish

Winston’s Wish is a national childhood bereavement charity which provides practical and emotional support for children, young people and those who care for them after the death of a parent or sibling.

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Childline

Childline is a national free, private and confidential service for children and young people under the age of 19 where you can talk about anything big or small with trained counsellors.

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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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National Listings

Shine

Shine is a Cirencester-based charity which offers creative art therapy courses, peer support and weekly drop-in sessions for struggling mums dealing with depression and anxiety 

read more

Dad Matters

Dad Matters is part of Home-Start Gloucestershire and provides support for dads with children under 3, including antenatal groups and perinatal mental health support groups.

read more

Mothers in Mind

Mothers in Mind is a peer support drop in group for mums struggling with their mental health and is part of Home-Start Gloucestershire.

read more

Home-Start Gloucestershire

Home-Start Gloucestershire provides early support to families who are facing the challenges and stresses of family life, including a wide range of difficulties such as isolation, low self-esteem, physical and mental health issues.

read more

Cheltenham and District Carers and Families

Cheltenham and District Carers and Families (CADCAF) is a charity family support group for parents and carers who are caring for a child or young person with additional needs in Cheltenham and surrounding areas.

read more

Coram Voice

Coram Voice is a charity representing children’s rights and supporting children and young people in or leaving care.  

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

NSPCC

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

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

Anti-Bullying Alliance

Anti-Bullying Alliance is a national charity comprising a coalition of organisations and individuals that are united against bullying.

read more

Mermaids

Mermaids helps gender-diverse kids, young people and their families.

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School Nurses

School Nurses support children and young people aged from 5 to 19 in the community, whether they attend school or not.

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Winston’s Wish

Winston’s Wish is a national childhood bereavement charity which provides practical and emotional support for children, young people and those who care for them after the death of a parent or sibling.

read more

Childline

Childline is a national free, private and confidential service for children and young people under the age of 19 where you can talk about anything big or small with trained counsellors.

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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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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

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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

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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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