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Resources & Information

* Leaflets
* Apps
* Out of hours support
* Local information about a range of services
* Local support
* National web based support and information

 

 - Apps -

distrACT

distrACT

Concerned about self-harming? Feeling suicidal? Not sure what to do next? Then this app is for you.

The distrACT app provides easy, quick and discreet access to general health information and advice about self-harm. While the app is mainly aimed at young people in the UK, those living in other parts of the world may also find it useful.

 

Hearing voices guide

Hearing voices guide

The Hearing Voices a Guide to understanding helping and empowering individuals app offers support to address this issue; meeting the need for accessible, professional education in the health and social care sector.
This App has been developed by the Hearing Voices Project team at the University of Chester in partnership with the Hearing Voices Network England.   

 

distrACT

Stop, Breathe & Think: Meditation & Mindfulness

Check in with how you’re feeling and try short activities tuned to your emotions.

Meditation & mindfulness to help you feel strong, connected and inspired through life’s ups and downs. Check in with how you’re feeling and try short activities tuned to your emotions.

 

distrACT

Five Ways to Wellbeing

The Five Ways to Wellbeing app, developed by Somerset Public Health, helps people improve their well-being through everyday activities.

Live life to the full with this easy to use Five Ways to Wellbeing app. It offers a practical way to help you feel good and function well in the world.

 

- Out of hours support -

 

samaritans

The Samaritans

 

24/7 support for anyone in emotional distress.
Helpline, text & email support.
Tel: 116123 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Website: www.samaritans.org


 

childline

ChildLine

 


Telephone, email, text support and advice for children and young people 24 hours 7 days a week
Tel: 0800 11 11      www.childline.org.uk
 

TESS

TESS

 

Bristol Crisis Service for girls and women of all ages who self injure, text & email support.
Text: 07800 472 908 or email TESS


 

MindLine

MindLine

 


Bristol Mind’s out of hours telephone listening support service. 8pm to midnight Wednesday to Sunday
Freephone: 0808 808 0330
 
 

- Local information about a range of services -

WellAware

Wellaware

 


Local information service for health, wellbeing and community services (big and small) in Bristol, South Gloucestershire and Bath & North East Somerset. Includes information about counselling and support groups.
Website: www.wellaware.org.uk   Freephone: 0808 808 5252
 

- Local support -

 

BWTS

Bristol Wellbeing Therapy Service

 

 


Self referral or through your GP, access to range of wellbeing courses, support groups and local counselling.
Tel: 0117 982 3209
Website: iapt-bristol.awp.nhs.uk
Opening times: Monday to Friday – 8:00 am to 8:00 pm

SGTT

South Gloucester talking therapies

 

 

Self referral or through your GP, access to range of wellbeing courses, support groups and local counselling.

Address: 246 Station Road, Yate, BS37 4AF
Tel: 0117 378 4270
Website: www.iapt-sglos.awp.nhs.uk
Opening times: Monday to Friday – 8:00 am to 8:00 pm.


 

bcsw

Self injury Support

 


National support and resources for girls and women who self harm.
For support text TESS on
0780 047 2908 or
email TESS
Telephone support: 0808 800 8088
Website:www.selfinjurysupport.org.uk
 

Bristol Mind

Bristol Mind

 

 

Local mental health charity offering information and signposting, advocacy, and a telephone helpline. Also hosts a variety of self help groups.
Tel: 0117 980 0370 Website: www.bristolmind.org.uk


 

Changes Bristol

Changes Bristol

 

 

Local groups providing a safe, non judgemental and empathetic place for people to talk about their lives and gain support towards their recovery. Meetings are free, no referral necessary & open to anyone in distress. Website: www.changesbristol.org.uk


 

Off the record

Off The Record (Bristol)

 

 

Young person’s support service including: counselling, groups, advice.
Services Booking Line: 0808 808 9120 SMS Text: 0789 688 0011 Young People's Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Website: www.otrbristol.org.uk
 

- National web based support and information -

 

Lifesigns - Self-Injury Guidance & Network Support

Life signs

"We provide fantastic information about self-injury and while we never tell anyone to 'stop', we do support people as and when they choose to make changes in their lives". Has useful information for men who self harm.
Website: www.lifesigns.org.uk

selfharm

Selfharm.co.uk

 

 

A UK web based support and information service about self harm for young people aged 11 years to 19 years. Also provides information for friends and family of a young person who self harms.
Website: www.selfharm.co.uk

 

nshnNational Self Harm Network

 


UK based charitable self harm support group. Includes forum and list of additional resources, with links.
Website: www.nshn.co.uk

 

MindMIND (national)




For information and advice about range of mental health issues, treatments, social support and personal rights
Website: www.mind.org.uk Info Line: 0300 123 3393

Mens Health ForumMen’s Health Forum

 



A UK web based forum and information service for men to promote men’s physical and mental health and wellbeing.
Website: www.menshealthforum.org.uk

 

NHS ChoicesNHS Choices

Health information and advice for mental health and wellbeing.
Website: www.nhs.uk
 



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