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Whether you need a little or a lot. Whether you’re experiencing addiction, mental health, physical, learning or housing difficulties. We’ll work together to help you make your future your own. Click on the icons below to find out more about the support available.
Many of our staff members themselves have lived what you’re going through right now. You’re not alone – we’re with you every step of the way.

Our Services

Second Step is a leading mental health charity in the South West.
We work hand-in-hand with a network of recognised experts and partners, delivering practical help and emotional support to promote mental health and wellbeing.

Latest News

From success stories, relevant news and current projects, to our partners, volunteers and events. Discover the latest happenings at Second Step and in the mental health sector here.
20 April 2017

Meet Seb who has found that taking time to give back is as uplifting for him as it is for those he helps as a Second Step volunteer.

7 April 2017

Second Step lent its voice to other city agencies and businesses who  have pledged to do more in response to Bristol Mayor Marvin Rees’ challenge to create 100 beds in 100 days from January to

Join our team

Become a member of staff or become one of our volunteers - there are many ways you can work with Second Step.
With a wide variety of projects and services, we offer volunteering and career opportunities to suit most interests and experience.

Second Step Recovery College

A place of learning - for people and carers interested in improving their mental health and wellbeing.
Our Recovery College offers a wide range of free courses and taster sessions for people living in Bristol.

Our Stories

Behind the statistics are the stories. Here you can read people’s real mental health stories told from the heart.
We'd like to say a big thank you to everyone who has chosen to share their experiences. Stories like these are powerful and are often life-changing.