Wellbeing and Mental Health Support during these difficult times

Action for Happiness a movement of people committed to building a happier and more caring society

Carers UK help and support for carers

Dementia supporting older people and people living with dementia during self-isolation

Domestic Violence if in immediate danger ring 999 followed by 55, this is known as the silent solution and alerts the operator that you need help. There is a guide here to staying safe, information from the government how to get help and a National Domestic Violence Helpline

Every Mind Matters expert advice and practical tips to help you look after your mental health and wellbeing

Financial Help Money Saving Expert, Support for Older Adults, Debt Advice Foundation, Money Charity, Step Change

Guidance for parents and carers on supporting children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing

Guidance for the public on mental health and wellbeing 

Handwashing Rap to help people with a learning disability

Health at Home includes information to maintain your mental and physical wellbeing

Learning Disability England has many resources to help

Looking after your Feelings and your Body

Mencap easy to read information

Mental Health Foundation

Mental Health Helpline for children and young people

Mental Health Support for children

Mental Health Services from BaNES, Swindon, Wiltshire Clinical Commissioning Group

Mental Health - Think Ninja is an App designed for 10 to 18 year olds to learn about mental health and emotional wellbeing, and develop skills to build resilience and stay well

Refuge support service for people affected by domestic and gender-based violence

Relate relationship support for people of all ages, backgrounds and sexual orientations

Richmond Fellowship (Tel: 01380 724833)

Safeguarding  is everybody's business, we know there maybe more problems during COVID see this leaflet on what to do if you have concerns over anybody

St Mungo's website and Virtual Hope Guide if you are socailly isolated, are affected by mental health issues, substance misuse or homelessness

Struggling? if you’re feeling unsafe of struggling going to work, paying bills or being unemployed, getting food, having somewhere to live or with mental health and wellbeing

Virgin are offering wellness free courses for parents and carers as below

  • Cook it - a free 5 week cookery course via telephone support including support with budgeting and menu planning  (click here)
  • LEAP* –virtual support for families with children above a healthy weight. Topics include Healthy food and drink swaps, physical Activity / active play, the impact of screen time, why we make certain food choice (click here)
  • HENRY – a 8 week online course with other parents and carers of children under 5 providing everything you need to help your little one get off to a great start (click here)

Contact the Community Wellbeing Hub to find out more 0300 2470050 or e-mail; BATHNES.thehub@virgincare.co.uk

Other Mental Health Services: 

Provider/Service:Operational Hours:Contact Details:
Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership (AWP) Helpline24 hours

7 days a week
0300 303 1320
Bath Mind Mental Health Pod9:00am-6:00pm

7 days a week
0300 247 0050
Bath Mind Breathing Space5:50pm-11:30pm

7 days a week
01225 983130
Alabare Riverside Sanctuary3:00pm-11:00pm

7 days a week

01722 466 680
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