Mental Health


Samaritans offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal. Call Samaritans free, 24 hours a day 365 days a year.

Telephone: 116 123




Rethink provide expert, accredited advice and information to everyone affected by mental health problems.

Telephone: 0300 5000 927




People go to Relate for help with all kinds of relationship difficulties and our counsellors are trained and experienced to work with a wide range of issues. Whether you are married or living together, separated or single – whatever your age, culture, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief or social background – you can attend on your own, with your partner or with your family; they can help.

Telephone: 0300 003 1781


The Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership

The Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership runs a telephone helpline which provides advice, guidance and support over the phone to anyone who may be worried about their own or someone else’s mental health. The phone line provides round-the-clock support seven days a week, 365 days a year.

Telephone: 0300 3031320

Coping with a crying baby

It isn’t just parents who get frustrated at a baby’s cry. Think very carefully about who you ask to look after your baby.

Leaflet: Coping with a crying baby (PDF)


Free anonymous online chat for young people to discuss your mental health issues.



Mind provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.

Telephone: 0300 123 3393



Wiltshire Talking Therapies For Anxiety And Depression Service

Offers a wide range of support, from psycho-educational courses to one-to-one intervention, as everyone’s needs and preferences are different.

People can seek help using the following contacts:

Telephone: 01380 731335




YoungMinds support children and their parents through difficult times, we equip professionals to provide the best possible support to the young people that they work with, and we empower young people to change their world.

Telephone: 0808 802 5544


Mental Health Self-Help Leaflets

For a wide range of topics such as controlling anger and eating disorders.


Access Community Mental Health Help

Here to walk alongside people who need support, every step of the way, making sure they are ok, and then thinking about their next steps.

Leaflet: Rethink – Access CMH – Wiltshire (PDF)