Looking after your wellbeing

It is important to look after your wellbeing during such a turbulent time.

If there is an immediate danger to life, please dial 999 or go to your nearest Accident and Emergency Department (A&E or ED).

Local - IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies) – Let’s Talk

0800 073 2200  |  Visit the talk2gether website

  • The service provides support for mental health conditions, such as depression, anxiety, PTSD, OCD and phobias.

Local - Qwell

Visit the Qwell website

  • Free, anonymous online counselling and self-help resources.

Local - Community Advice, Links, Mental Health Support (CALMHS)

0345 8638323 or 01452 317460  |  Text: 07812 067087  |  Visit the CALMHS website

  • Offering those with moderate to severe mental ill health 1:1 support, personal support plans and signposting to other services.
  •  Phone, video call, text or email.

Local - Community Wellbeing Service

- Cheltenham and Tewkesbury - telephone: 0300 365 6463
- Cotswold - telephone: 01452 528491
- Gloucester - telephone: 0300 131 0024
- Forest of Dean - telephone: 01594 812447
- Stroud and Berkeley Vale - telephone: 0345 863 8323

  • Connecting people to local services, organisations and groups that can help improve general wellbeing and meet wider social needs.
  • For anyone over 16 living in Gloucestershire or registered with a Gloucestershire GP.

Local - Mental Health Matters

0808 145 4507  |  Visit the Mental Health Matters website

  • For adults 18 and over.
  • 24 hour phone and web chat for emotional support and signposting to services.
  • They are experiencing high demand currently – if unable to get through first time then advised to keep trying and/or try other services.

Local - Alexandra Wellbeing House

Email Alexandra Wellbeing House  |  Visit the Alexandra Wellbeing House website

  • Gloucestershire Telephone Wellbeing Support.
  • Weekly telephone calls plus safety and support planning using the Five Ways to Wellbeing.
  • Accepting new referrals from NHS teams and voluntary sector organisations.

Local - Gloucestershire Self Harm Helpline

0808 801 0606   Text: 07537 410 022  |  Visit the Gloucestershire Self Harm Helpline website

  • For people who self harm, their families and carers.
  • Telephone, web chat and text support 5:00pm-10:00pm daily.

Local - Gloucestershire Counselling Service

Offers affordable counselling online via telephone and video call. You can self-register via the Gloucestershire Counselling Service website for adults, children, young people and family counselling.

National - Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM)

0800 58 58 58  Visit The Calm Zone website

  • A leading movement against male suicide.
  • Helpline and webchat – 7 hours a day, 7 days a week.

National - Samaritans

116 123 |  Email Jo at Samaritans  |  Visit the Samaritans website

  • 24/7 listening support via email and phone call.

National - Shout

Text 'shout' to 85258  |  Visit the Shout website.

  • You can text us any time, day or night.
  • Your messages with us are confidential and anonymous.
  • It is free to text Shout 85258 from all major mobile networks in the UK.


Page updated: 28/09/2021 Page updated by: GCC

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