Useful Links

Somerset and Wessex Eating Disorders Association (SWEDA) We’re a registered charity based in Street, Somerset and offer help and support (via a range of services) to those affected by eating disorders in Somerset and the surrounding counties.

www.swedauk.org

Somerset Racial Equality Council (SREC) works in partnership with individuals and organisations for a fair and just society which values diversity and gives everyone an equal chance to work, learn and live free from discrimination, prejudice and racism.

www.srec.org.uk

South Somerset District Council for local information relating to living and working in South Somerset.

www.southsomerset.gov.uk

South Somerset Voluntary & Community Action (SSVCA) exists to provide services, support and advice to the voluntary sector and to people who are in need within South Somerset and the surrounding area.

www.ssvca.org.uk

Advocacy support for young people receiving support for mental health or drug and alcohol problems.

www.advocacyinsomerset.org.uk

National signpost information

Age UK is the UK's largest charity working with and for older people.

www.ageuk.org.uk

Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.

www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk

www.mentalhealth.org.uk

The Citizens Advice service helps people resolve their legal, money and other problems by providing free, independent and confidential advice, and by influencing policymakers.

www.citizensadvice.org.uk 

Mind is the leading mental health organisation in England and Wales, providing a unique range of services through its local associations, to enable people with experience of mental distress to have a better quality of life.

www.mind.org.uk

Rethink, the leading national mental health membership charity, works to help everyone affected by severe mental illness recover a better quality of life.

www.rethink.org

Samaritans provides confidential non-judgemental emotional support, 24 hours a day for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide.

www.samaritans.org

YoungMinds is the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people and empowering their parents and carers.

www.youngminds.org.uk

Counselling Directory

www.counselling-directory.org.uk

Improving health, work and well-being

www.dwp.gov.uk/health-work-and-well-being

“Taking care of Business” (employers guide to mentally healthy workplaces

www.time-to-change.org.uk

General information in mental health.

www.bbc.co.uk/health/emotional_health/mental_health/index.shtml


Contact Us

South Somerset Mind
Unit 4, Yeovil Small Business Centre,
Houndstone Business Park,
Yeovil, BA22 8WA

01935 474875
info@southsomersetmind.co.uk

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