Local Services supporting Mental Wellbeing Community Advice

Mental Health Support (CALMHS)

Tel: 0345 8638323, 01452 317460, Text: 07812 067087 www.independencetrust.co.uk/CALMHS/about

  • Offering those with moderate to severe mental ill health 1:1 support, personal support plans and signposting to other services
  • Phone, video call, text or email
  • Accepting referrals for anyone over 18 living in Gloucestershire and registered with a Gloucestershire GP

Community Wellbeing Service

  • Connecting people to local services, organisations and groups that can help improve general wellbeing and meet wider social needs
  • For anyone over 16 living in Gloucestershire or registered with a Gloucestershire GP o Cheltenham & Tewkesbury - 0300 365 6463
    • Cotswold - 01452 528491 o Gloucester - 0300 131 0024
    • Forest of Dean - 01594 812447 o Stroud & Berkeley Vale - 0345 863 8323

Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Team

Tel: 0800 169 0398, (If immediate danger to life call 999)


  • For 11 year olds and up (For children under 11 years old the GP should be contacted or 111/999 out of hours 24 hours a day, 7 days a week)
  • For those with mental health conditions or experiencing emotional and psychological distress

Gloucestershire Self Harm Helpline

Tel: 0808 801 0606 Text: 07537 410 022


  • Gloucestershire Self Harm Helpline provides a safe, supportive, non-judgmental and informative space for people who self harm, their friends, families and carers They also speak to professionals who may want to know more about self harm
  • The service is able to support anyone living within Gloucestershire
  • Contact the service by telephone, text or webchat, every day from 5pm to 10pm

IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies) – Let’s Talk

Tel: 0800 073 2200,


  • The service provides support for mental health conditions, such as depression, anxiety, Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and phobias



  • Online anonymous counselling for young people aged between 11-18 years old
  • Access to self-care resources and peer support via online forums
  • Open Access



  • Online anonymous counselling for adults
  • Access to self-care resources and peer support via online forums 
  • Register under ‘Gloucestershire adults’
  • Open access


Other mental health support

Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM)

Tel: 0800 58 58 58, www.thecalmzone.net/

A leading movement against suicide

  • Helpline and webchat – 7 hours a day, 7 days a week


Tel: 116 123, Email: jo@samaritans.org


  • 24/7 listening support via email and phone


Text ‘Shout’ to 85258

  • Shout is the UK’s first 24/7 text service, free on all major mobile networks, for anyone in mental health crisis anytime, anywhere

Stay Alive App


  • An app for those at risk of suicide or those worried about someone else