Domestic Violence and Mental Health

Domestic Violence and Mental Health Support


During these difficult times more individuals who are at home and in difficult relationships may find themselves at higher risk of violence. 

Those with mental health issues may also be finding this period hard particularly with changes to their work, social and family life. 

If you or anyone you know needs support, then do check out these support services:

Domestic Abuse

If you are in immediate danger call 999 and press 55 on a mobile if you cannot talk.

Gloucestershire Domestic Abuse Support Service -

National Domestic Abuse Helpline (Freephone) – 0808 2000 247

National LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Line – 0800 999 5428

Hollie Guard (from @HollieGazzardTrust) –


Mental Health Support

Let’s Talk – 0800 073 2200 or

For more information on the Five Ways to Wellbeing or to find further support visit

The Samaritans on 116 123 or

Teens in Crisis -

Gloucestershire’s Rethink Self Harm Helpline on 0808 801 0606 or

Swindon and Gloucestershire Mind on

Mental Health Support for LGBT+ people -

The Listening Post -

Young Gloucestershire and InfoBuzz (Chat service, food and care for young people) - /