If you need to talk, you can call our dedicated, confidential Colleague Telephone Line for help with a trained professional. If you need further support after your initial conversation you can be referred for a one-off rapid access counselling session with a psychologist or counsellor. No waiting list. If you need further help we will make sure you see the right person. Call us now on 0300 124 5595 (available seven days a week, from 09:00 to 17:00)
St. Margaret’s Hospice support line for all care home staff available 24/7. Tel: 01823 333822 or 01935 709480. Sign up and join the care home ECHO community by emailing ECHO@st-margarets-hospice.org.uk to link and chat via Zoom with many other care homes in Somerset to share learning.
FOR DOROTHY HOUSE HOSPICE STAFF ONLY: Totally confidential counselling provided by Wessex Counselling (Frome). Staff can self-refer and receive up to 4 counselling sessions absolutely free.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call on 01373 453355
FOR DOROTHY HOUSE HOSPICE STAFF ONLY: As part of DH commitment to the Mindful Employer Charter, a confidential staff helpline for any issues life throws at you. Can provide guidance, and signposting to local service provision
Employee helpline (available 24/7)
0300 555 6006
Managerial Adviceline (8am-8pm, 7 days per week)
0300 555 5002
FOR DOROTHY HOUSE HOSPICE STAFF ONLY: Provided by Bradford on Avon Occupational Health, their role is to help and advise DH to support staff with physical and mental health, happiness and wellbeing at work. A supportive service able to offer great tips on practical lifestyle advice, coping strategies and emotional support. Staff can self-refer. Please contact HR for more information
FOR DOROTHY HOUSE HOSPICE STAFF ONLY: For those trying to balance work and caring responsibilities for a family member who can’t manage without their support. WfC can help access support, services, training and breaks from your caring role. Visit the website to register, or find out more
If you are an adult living in Somerset and experiencing difficulties with your mental health, we are here to help. Open Mental Health offers support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to ensure that anyone struggling with poor mental health can access the right support at the right time.
If you need to speak to someone please contact our team at Mindline Somerset any time of the day, any day of the week locally on 01823 276892 or freephone 0800 138 1692. Or email email@example.com for support.
To help address the emotional health needs of the public, Mindline (run by Mind in Somerset) has extended their hours so people can call and talk to someone about their anxieties and worries. Mindline is also the front door to the Open MH service in Somerset. Call 01823 276892 or freephone 0800 138 1692 for support 24 hours a day, seven days a week
Apps are a great way to get health and mental wellbeing information, helping us to improve our health and live healthier lives. There are so many apps on the market, it can be hard to know which ones you can trust.
That’s why the NHS in Somerset have teamed up with ORCHA (the Organisation for the Review of Care and Health Applications) to create this one website which shows reviewed health and care related apps, helping you to choose the one that works best.
Free and confidential 30 minute WebChats or phone calls
We know things have been tough..
That’s why we’re here for you via WebChat and over the phone. Whatever the issue, our trained Relationships and Wellbeing Advisors can listen to your worries and concerns, and work with you on tackling them. You don’t need to deal with stress, anxiety or relationship issues alone.
Contact us today.
Phone us: 0300 303 4477
Email us: NHS@relate.org.uk
NHS Somerset's Dr. Andrew Tresidder and Dr. Peter Bagshaw bring you free, weekly mental health and emotional wellbeing support with special expert guests. Also available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and wherever you get your podcasts. Please subscribe and review if you enjoy the show! Thank you for listening.
Free and Confidential Service for people working in the NHS & frontline services in the UK - Frontline19 is a UK nationwide service delivering supervision, debriefing and emotional support to healthcare workers during times of crisis. With a vast network of thousands of qualified therapeutic practitioners, we can ensure you get the right help quickly and easily. It’s confidential, and it’s free.
Examples of some of the people we can help are ITU staff including physiotherapists, emergency response teams, paramedics, ambulance technicians, HCA, care home workers and GP’s & health care workers in patient-facing roles. Currently we are prioritising patient-facing roles.
Stepladder works with communities, groups and organisations across Somerset to find new ways for men to connect, support each other and get help when they need it. We hope you can find what you’re looking for here - and do get in touch by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org if you want to know more about our community development work across Somerset or you'd like to share your experiences and expertise. If you are in crisis and need immediate support please dial 999 or call the Samaritans on 116 123 for free.
Pharmacist Support is an independent, trusted charity providing a wide variety of support services to pharmacists and their families, former pharmacists and pharmacy students. We listen, without judgement, and compassionately encourage and empower people to create positive change.
A free online moderated peer support forum for health and care workers and volunteers in Somerset. PLEASE NOTE - The forum is closed to the general public; please enter the password SEW123 after registering to gain access
SilverCloud want to help people with the process of recovery and support people’s journey to better wellbeing during these difficult times. Their Nurture Your Normal campaign provides free access to their ‘Space from COVID’ digital wellbeing programme for everybody in the UK aged 18+
This is a totally free health and wellbeing programme that can be tailored to your organisation's specific needs and requirements. It is widely known that employee wellbeing plays a major part in business performance and productivity. Our flexible and free programme is aimed at each and every business and organisation across Somerset from the biggest to the smallest.