In order to support people during this worrying time, we have provided a list of useful contacts to help with mental wellbeing.
Wiltshire IAPT – Psychological Therapies (Talking Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy)
Trained practitioners to help you understand and find ways of tackling, coping and working out life’s problems, including stress, anxiety, panic attacks, depression, obsessions, difficulty coping & post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Includes individual or group sessions, workshops and interactive computer programmes.
Reading Well – Books on Prescription
Self-help books for managing common conditions. Please visit your local library or visit the website below.
Links to Work
Provide support to return to work for those who are unemployed with health and other issues
Meditation exercises to enable you to pay attention to the present moment, helping you become more aware of your thoughts & feelings. Proven to help stress, anxiety, depression, fatigue & sleep problems, addictions, relationship problems, and even physical problems like heart disease, hypertension and chronic pain.
Every Mind Matters
Expert advice and practical tips to help you look after your mental health and wellbeing.
Provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem
Mental Health Crisis
For support in a mental health crisis and to prevent self-harm or suicide (in an emergency call 999 or 111)
On Your Mind
Signposts children and young people to sources of support for good mental health and emotional wellbeing
Counselling, support and information for all relationships
Someone who will listen to you and will help you talk through your concerns, worries and troubles
Cruse Bereavement Care
Provide support and care after a bereavement
Offer free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to help people resolve numerous issues that may be affecting your mental wellbeing, including advices on benefits, work, finance, consumer, relationship, housing, discrimination, tax, education, healthcare and legal issues.
Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership (AWP)
Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership (AWP) NHS Trust has launched a 24-hour telephone support service.
Anyone concerned about their own or someone else’s mental health can call 0300 3031320 and speak to mental health experts who will provide advice, guidance and support over the telephone.
The mental health 24/7 response line is available around the clock for adults and children seven days a week.