Support groups and helplines

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As well as maintaining contact with North Somerset Wellbeing Service (telephone 033 023 3504 or email, you may find these helplines useful for further advice or support:

  • Samaritans offer 24 hour emotional support for anyone who needs to talk email: or call 116 123
  • Sane offers emotional support and information for people with mental health problems. Call: 0300 304 7000
  • Rethink Mental Illness provides support and information for anyone affected by mental health problems, including local support groups call: 0300 5000 927
  • Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) provides listening services and support for men at risk of suicide call: 0800 58 58 58
  • The Mix provides support and advice for under 25s, including webchat call: 0808 808 4994 or text THEMIX to 85258
  • Shout offers help 24/7 for people who are anxious, worried or stressed. Text: 85258
  • Mind can provide information and signposting to support your mental health. Email: or call: 0300 123 3393
  • Anxiety UK can support people experiencing anxiety. Call: 03444 775 774 or text: 07537 416 905
  • No Panic offers support for people experiencing panic attacks and obsessive compulsive disorder. Call: 0844 967 4848
  • OCD Action offers support, information and resources. Call: 0845 390 6232
  • British Red Cross offer a Connecting Communities service for people feeling lonely. Call: 0344 871 11 11
  • com is a private social network for you, your neighbours and your community to communicate with each other and find local support
  • Age UK aims to improve later life for people who may be experiencing loneliness. Call: 0800 169 6565
  • NHS Every Mind Matters offers a free action plan with simple steps to help you look after your mental health. Visit:


For further support, we would encourage you to look at You can then search for support groups and volunteers in your area , where you can request or offer help.


You could also visit or the following local groups on Facebook:

  • Weston super Mare Helping People
  • Clevedon Community Covid 19 Mutual Group
  • North Somerset Villages Covid-19 Mutual Aid