Mental Health Mates Bristol March Walk


Location: Meet at Cafe Retreat, Durdham Down, Stoke Road, BS9 1FG
Date: Saturday 23rd March from 11am


Mental Health Mates is a group that aims to provide a safe place to meet, walk and talk without fear or judgement. Their March walk is open to all. Feel free to bring family or friends along with you for support or even your dog. Email mentalhealthmatesbristol@gmail.com for more information. 

The Hope Project widens its admission.

Second Step operate the Hope Project. The Hope Project is a service that provides short-term emotional and practical support for those who identity as men and who are in psychological distress or have recently self-harmed, but are not currently engaged with other mental health services. In response to recent feedback, the project has adjusted it’s minimum age from 35 to 30. You can self-refer; contact 0117 4288 930 or email hope@second-step.co.uk for more information.

New bereavement group

A new joint bereavement group, operated by Penny Brohn UK and The Harbour, will run between March – December 2019, providing a safe space for attendees to speak openly about their thoughts and feelings with others experiencing bereavement. The sessions will be run by an experienced therapist, at The Harbour’s facilities at 30 Frogmore Street, Bristol BS1 5NA. If you think you’d like to join, please call 0117 925 9348 to arrange a meeting with the group facilitator.

Improving Outpatient Experience Workshops

North Bristol NHS Trust (NBT) is committed to providing outpatient services that are responsive to the needs of patients, ensuring communication is effective and care and treatment is provide with respect, dignity and compassion.

They have just started on their journey to improve their outpatient services from the point of referral to discharge. They need your help and experience to create together the best service possible.

This is an invitation to you to take part in one of two workshops:

Thursday 14th March, 14:00 – 16:00, Coniston Community Centre, Patchway, BS34 5LP

Date: Thursday 14th March, 17:30 – 19:30, Vassall Centre, Fishponds, BS16 2QQ

If you are interested in taking part please register at one of the events here: https://bit.ly/2kUVEZU

Or contact E: VSS@thecareforum.org.uk / 0117 9589 330