Mental health and emotional wellbeing support

There is a wide range of free mental health and emotional wellbeing support available for those aged over 18 who live in South Gloucestershire or who are registered with a South Gloucestershire GP practice.

One You South Gloucestershire website is a healthy lifestyles and wellbeing service that can help you make important, lasting improvements to your health. The Stress Less section offers lots of information about improving your mental wellbeing, mental wellbeing support, mental health awareness and sleep support. Other sections of the website cover becoming more active, eating well, drinking less which can all have a positive effect on your mental health and emotional wellbeing.

NHS Talking Therapies – a 24/7 helpline staffed by experienced counsellors, who you can talk to about any difficulties you are experiencing. You can receive help with a range of problems including feeling unsettled from recent life changes or uncertainty about the future, financial help, relationships, loneliness, and other common life worries.

South Gloucestershire Council provide further information about services and support available in the South Gloucestershire area for care and support for adults.

Parents, carers and family members living in South Gloucestershire have free access to expertly designed online learning and resources on nurturing emotional health and wellbeing so that our children can thrive as kind, sociable and emotionally aware people throughout their lives. For the full details and information on how to access the online learning, please visit:

and enter our exclusive South Gloucestershire ACCESS Code: CONCORDE.

Further mental health support

If you would like to know more about how to support someone with their mental health, there are training courses available via the council’s One You website and books you can access from your local library.

Follow this link to the South Gloucestershire council’s One You website where you can find details on mental health training courses: Mental Health Training | One You South Gloucestershire (

You may also benefit from reading books from the libraries Reading Well for Health collection.  Follow this link to find books on Mental Health:  Reading Well – mental health | South Gloucestershire Council (