Our Services

Second Step is a leading mental health charity in the South West and works to provide support and hope to thousands of people.
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. We have offices in Bristol, Bath and Weston-super-Mare.

If you are a commissioner and are interested in finding out more about what we do please email

Our Stories

Behind the statistics are the stories. Here you can read real people’s mental health stories. A big thank you to everyone who has chosen to share their experiences.

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 February 2017

During a celebration event for Bristol Mental Health’s Community Rehabilitation Service, Bev sat quietly as her sister Lesley told a room full of people how the team had turned their lives around.

16 December 2016

Karen describes the last two years of homelessness as a living hell, so it is uplifting to picture her in the sanctuary of her own home this Christmas as a result of Second Step’s help.

Why Second Step?

less like to visit A&E 15% of staff are peers 94% of users is happy