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Please find some ideas for support and resources below. This is not an exhaustive list but hopefully gives you a place to start. 

Mental health and crisis support

Mindline Bristol

0117 203 4419

A confidential helpline providing a safe place to talk if you, or someone you know, is in distress. Open every week Wednesday to Sunday from 7pm to 11pm.


Text 85258

If you're experiencing a personal crisis, are unable to cope and need support , text Shout to 85258 for free 24/7


Call 116123

24/7 telephone support for when you’re going through a tough time. 

Suicide Prevention UK

0800 689 5652

Supporting those at risk of suicide throughout the UK. 

Addiction and problematic substance use

Hawkspring Bristol

0117 964 2859

Drug and alcohol support in Bristol. A whole family approach supporting those in addiction or recovery, concerned others and children affected by substances. One to one support and groups.

Bristol Drugs Project

Supporting you to find independence from drugs and alcohol.

ARA - Recovery for All

Helping people to recover from mental health, drug and alcohol and gambling problems.

Solo and single parenting


Connecting, supporting and empowering single parents.



Fighting for single parents and their children. Creating a world where single parent families thrive.

Podcasts for solo mums by choice

The Stork and I

No Need for Prince charming


Liv's Alone: Amateur Adventures in Solo Motherhood - Liv Thorne

Going Solo - Genevieve Roberts

We Are Family - Susan Golombok

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