Information on how to get in touch with mental health services and links to support groups in Bristol.

Who to contact

GP or doctor

Your GP or doctor is the first person to contact.

If you don't have a doctor you can find GP services on the NHS Choices website or call 0845 46 47.

Adult care services

You can also contact adult care services for help and advice.  Telephone 0117 922 2700.

In an emergency

Call 999.

Groups offering support and advice

Go to Well Aware and search "mental wellbeing".

Advice in community languages

Bristol Dementia Wellbeing Service has short films about dementia and support services in these community languages including English:

  • Cantonese
  • Polish
  • Punjabi
  • Somali
  • Urdu

If you're in a crisis

Call 999 if it's an emergency.

If it's not an emergency, call:

  • 0800 953 1919 for 24/7 mental health response line with Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust
  • 116 123 for the Samaritans, who can help you if you're in emotional distress
  • 111 for help with urgent medical problems
  • your GP for an emergency appointment

Find your nearest mental health support services Go to (opens new window).

If you don't need emergency help now but would like to talk to someone:

Mental health web links