General Information

Other organizations connected with Mental Health . Site of Mind, the mental health charity. Provides information on the organisation, its campaign for mental health rights, and their publications. . Site of Sane, a charity concerned with improving the lives of those affected by mental illness. Provides information about Sane and their discussion groups, as well as information on mental illness and treatments. Topics include depression, mania, anxiety, phobia, schizophrenia, obsessional problems and drug/alcohol abuse. . Site of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. An extensive site with information about the College, its publications, research and conferences. Includes a useful selection of leaflets to download on  various mental health problems.

Bristol Samaritans
To provide emotional support to anyone in the community suffering despair or distress, particularly those who may have thoughts of suicide. This is a confidential, non-judgemental and free service, run by fully trained volunteers and available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Bristol Samaritans, 37 St Nicholas Street, Bristol, BS1 1TP.
Tel: +44 (0)8457 90 90 90, or +44 (0)117 983 1000 for local group.

Purple Pages Information Line
Purple Pages is a signposting helpline that can help you to find the services that you need. Has over 13,000 records of organisations, services and groups that help with care, health and well-being. Provides advice and information on counselling, social and leisure activities and much more.

Tel: +44 (0)808 808 5252
Fax: +44 (0)117 958 9324
Minicom: +44 (0)117 965 0800.