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CALLING ALL BRISTOL STUDENTS!

CALLING ALL BRISTOL STUDENTS!

Are you a Bristol University Student or know anyone that is?  We need your help - Changes Bristol has been nominated to be a partner charity with Bristol University as part of their RAG Fundraising and we need as many student votes as possible to be selected as one of...

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World Mental Health Day: Connect

World Mental Health Day: Connect

'The most important things are the hardest to say. They are the things you get ashamed of, because words diminish them - words shrink things that seemed limitless when they were in your head to no more than living size when they're brought out. But it’s more than that...

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World Mental Health Day: A.L.A.N.

World Mental Health Day: A.L.A.N.

When supporting others remember ALAN! Ask - ask someone how they are feeling (and making sure you have time to listen). Asking someone outright if they are feeling suicidal will not make them more suicidal – it’s better to openly ask and not avoid the issue. Listen -...

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World Mental Health Day: Semi-colons

World Mental Health Day: Semi-colons

Your story is not over yet. You may have noticed the rise of the semi-colon tattoo. It was started as an American project to spread awareness and present love and hope to people suffering with depression, suicide, addiction and self-harm. The semi-colon as a...

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World Mental Health Day: Suicide Prevention

World Mental Health Day: Suicide Prevention

Today is World Mental Health Day and this year's theme is suicide prevention. Having suicidal thoughts is a common thing but there is a huge amount of stigma around both these thoughts and death by suicide. This stigma means that people experiencing these thoughts may...

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Join us: Pub Quiz

Join us: Pub Quiz

Back by popular demand, our next pub quiz will be 7th November 2019 at 7.30pm at the Royal Navy Volunteer Pub! Organised by our fundraising committee, it's your chance to show off your general knowledge for Bristol's mental health and wellbeing. See you there!...

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Join us: Waste Not Clothes Swap!

Join us: Waste Not Clothes Swap!

Concerned about the fashion industry? Want to support Bristol's mental health services? Fancy some fresh autumnal outfits for next to nothing? If the answer is YES then we've got the perfect event for you - Join us at our Clothes Swap on World Mental Health Day - 10th...

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Join us: Free Theatre Tickets

Join us: Free Theatre Tickets

First come first served! Like going to the theatre but don't like paying for tickets? We've managed to wangle some free tickets to Bristol Old Vic on Friday 4th October at 7.30pm for our members and their companions. The show is called Reasons to Stay Alive....

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WANTED! Meeting Facilitators

WANTED! Meeting Facilitators

Changes Bristol are looking for Volunteer Facilitators to join our dedicated team so that people in Bristol continue to use the service we provide; they meet, share, connect and make steps towards better mental health. Being a facilitator is a responsible position,...

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Join us: Workout Bristol’s Aerobathon

Join us: Workout Bristol’s Aerobathon

Want to really kick those endorphins into action this September? 🤸‍♀️ Well WorkoutBristol are hosting an AEROBATHON (yes, really!) on 21st Sept 2pm - 5.30pm and it only costs £5! Even more exciting, 100% of the proceeds will go to us at Changes to help spread...

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WANTED! Social Media Volunteer

WANTED! Social Media Volunteer

Bit of a social media bunny? Looking to build your confidence working in an office environment? Then hop onboard as we are currently recruiting for an Social Media & Admin Volunteer to help support the day-to-day running of the charity. Expect a variety of tasks...

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Join us: Storytelling Workshop & Social

Join us: Storytelling Workshop & Social

Everyone has a story to tell so Changes Bristol has teamed up with Lightbox Theatre to run a storytelling workshop for positive wellbeing. It's a chance to share, create & explore for 2 hours and is followed by a free light lunch. There is no writing element to...

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Join us: Music Therapy Taster

Join us: Music Therapy Taster

Soundwell Music Therapy Trust is offering a free music therapy workshop in partnership with Changes Bristol. This is open to all Changes members and anyone interested in the charity. Come and have a taster of music therapy - try out interesting instruments from around...

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The Bristol Mixer 17/05/19

The Bristol Mixer 17/05/19

What a success! A big thank you to everyone, who came along and supported this special event at The Clifton Pavilion. We had the best time and enjoyed animal encounters, a lively live auction with amazing prizes, a raffle, live music, food and drinks!The...

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41-43 Ducie Road
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