26 August 2016
Mental health support over the bank holiday
Extra-long weekends can be difficult when you're living with
mental health problems. Here are some services which will be open
to support you at this time.
The Samaritans - 24/7 phoneline for anyone in need of emotional
support. Call 116 123 or 0117 983 1000 for the Bristol office.
Bristol Mindline - Open Wednesdays - Sundays, 8pm - midnight.
Emotional support and signposting to local services in Bristol.
Call 0808 808 0330.
The Sanctuary - A comfortable, safe place in Bristol to go in
person when you feel you cannot cope. Open Fridays - Mondays from
7pm to 2am. Call 0117 9542952.
CALM - Support for men, 5pm to midnight 365 days a year. Call
0800 58 58 58 or use webchat at www.thecalmzone.net
Childline - Confidential 24/7 helpline for children and young
people up to the age of 19. Call 0800 1111.
This post was written by the Community Access Support Service,
providing information and support on mental health to community
groups in Bristol. Visit www.cassbristol.org to find