wellbeing

Local 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 

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Our Frontline

Round the clock one-to-one support by call or text from trained volunteers for frontline workers, plus resources, tips and ideas to look after your mental health.

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Run things

Run things is a not-for profit virtual running club that focuses on fighting isolation and social anxiety among users.

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Social Prescribing

Improving the quality of life of individuals and increase their knowledge, skills and confidence to enable them to take control of their wellbeing, live independently and improve their health outcomes.

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Guideposts Gloucestershire

Guideposts Gloucestershire is a charity that supports people living with long-term conditions, disability or caring responsibilities to improve their mental health and wellbeing.

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The Silver Line

The Silver Line is a free confidential charity helpline providing information, friendship and advice to older people, open 24 hours a day, every day of the year.

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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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Gloucestershire Counselling Services

Gloucestershire Counselling Services is a charity offering a range of counselling in Gloucestershire and the surrounding area for individuals, couples, children and families, schools and other services.

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Mermaids

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

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YoungMinds

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

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Samaritans

Samaritans is a charity providing non-judgemental listening support to anyone. 

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Every Mind Matters

Every Mind Matters gives you 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 our mood or sleeping better.

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Anxiety UK

Anxiety UK is a national registered charity formed for those affected by anxiety, stress and anxiety-based depression.  

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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

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

Our Frontline

Round the clock one-to-one support by call or text from trained volunteers for frontline workers, plus resources, tips and ideas to look after your mental health.

read more

Run things

Run things is a not-for profit virtual running club that focuses on fighting isolation and social anxiety among users.

read more

Social Prescribing

Improving the quality of life of individuals and increase their knowledge, skills and confidence to enable them to take control of their wellbeing, live independently and improve their health outcomes.

read more

Guideposts Gloucestershire

Guideposts Gloucestershire is a charity that supports people living with long-term conditions, disability or caring responsibilities to improve their mental health and wellbeing.

read more

The Silver Line

The Silver Line is a free confidential charity helpline providing information, friendship and advice to older people, open 24 hours a day, every day of the year.

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

Gloucestershire Counselling Services

Gloucestershire Counselling Services is a charity offering a range of counselling in Gloucestershire and the surrounding area for individuals, couples, children and families, schools and other services.

read more

Mermaids

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

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YoungMinds

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

read more

Samaritans

Samaritans is a charity providing non-judgemental listening support to anyone. 

read more

Every Mind Matters

Every Mind Matters gives you 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 our mood or sleeping better.

read more

Anxiety UK

Anxiety UK is a national registered charity formed for those affected by anxiety, stress and anxiety-based depression.  

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

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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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