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WANTED: Your Photography

WANTED: Your Photography

We need your Photography Mental Health Awareness Week falls on the 10th - 16th May and the theme for 2021 is nature and the environment. We want to celebrate nature's perfect power and we NEED YOUR HELP! We would like to see how our members enjoy the environment...

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St. Paul’s Peer Support Group opening

St. Paul’s Peer Support Group opening

New Peer Support Group in St. Pauls We are excited to announce that we will be opening a NEW IN-PERSON weekly peer support group in St. Pauls starting from the 12th March. Group details: When: Every Friday from 3pm - 5pm Where: Unitarian Hall, Brunswick Square St...

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Stand Up For Mental Health

Stand Up For Mental Health

Stand Up! For Mental Health Did you know laughter has been scientifically proven to benefit mental health? Laughing can reduce stress, improve your immune system and also release endorphins (the happy hormone). This is why we have teamed up with UTC Artist Management...

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Jack’s story – LGBTQ+ group

Jack’s story – LGBTQ+ group

In December 2020 Changes Bristol created a unique space for the LGBTQ+ community in Bristol. Their online LGBTQ+ peer support group runs every Tuesday from 6.30 - 8.30pm.  Jack Willis, Project Worker at Changes Bristol, shares their experiences in accessing mental...

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WANTED: Volunteer Befrienders

WANTED: Volunteer Befrienders

Could you be a volunteer befriender? Are you a good listener? Got an ear to lend? If you are able to commit to one or two hours a week this might be the perfect opportunity for you.  Changes Bristol is recruiting volunteers to support the running of our telephone...

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Time to Talk Day Jamboree

Time to Talk Day Jamboree

Time to Talk Day Time to Talk Day is the 4th February, which celebrates talking therapies, peer support groups, befriending and other mental health services. One in four of us will be affected by mental health problems and for many there is still a taboo in speaking...

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ALERT: Women of Colour Peer Support Group Opening 18th Jan

ALERT: Women of Colour Peer Support Group Opening 18th Jan

We are excited to announce that we are launching a mental health peer support group for women of colour, to provide a safe space to connect, share and feel empowered by a supportive community. Anyone over 18 who identifies as part of this community is welcome to...

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ALERT: South Bristol Groups Opening this January

ALERT: South Bristol Groups Opening this January

We are excited to announce that we will be opening five more groups in South Bristol this January in partnership with Knowle West Health Park and BS3 Community. Here's the schedule: Mondays, 1-3pmWhere: Ashton Vale Community Centre, Ashton Vale, BS3 2QYStarting: 25th...

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Healthier Body Healthier Mind

Healthier Body Healthier Mind

Lets get Physical! Over-indulging and running around during Christmas can really take its toll. January is a great time to make healthier resolutions and give something new a go. Join us for an event where you can try your hand at different exercises with Bristol...

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WANTED: Peer Support Group Facilitators

WANTED: Peer Support Group Facilitators

Could you facilitate? Are you a people person? Do you have an ear to lend? If you are able to commit to three hours per week, this might be the perfect volunteer opportunity for you.  Changes Bristol is recruiting volunteers to support the running of six new mental...

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Art & Our Mental Health: A Celebration

Art & Our Mental Health: A Celebration

During the pandemic, having a creative outlet has been more important than ever for many of our members, staff and volunteers. At the end of this shocker of a year, we wanted to celebrate some of this work and share how it's helped us.Sayam Mukherjee I realised the...

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25th December Zoom Gathering

25th December Zoom Gathering

Christmas is bound to look different this year for many people. Although it will be harder to visit loved ones, you don't have to do it completely alone if you don't want to because... You are invited to a Christmas Day Zoom Gathering! One of our facilitators, Abi L,...

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Christmas Day Support

Christmas Day Support

We understand that the Christmas period isn't a great time for everyone and can have a huge impact on mental health. Unfortunately we are only a small charity, so we are not able to keep everything running for our members over Christmas. Below are some alternative...

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Pet Portrait Christmas Raffle

Pet Portrait Christmas Raffle

Win a portrait of your pet This Christmas add your four legged (or winged / reptilian) friend to pride of place on the mantlepiece with the other family portraits. From the 1st - 8th December we have teamed up with Bristol based artist Katie Welch and are holding a...

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Christmas Fundraising Inspiration

Christmas Fundraising Inspiration

Are you interested in raising some money for Changes Bristol during the festive period but have run out of ideas? December is the most important month for fundraisers, with Giving Tuesday (1st December), Hanukkah and Christmas bringing people together for shared...

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