If you are in crisis

Oasis-Talk is a therapy service and not a crisis service however if you are experiencing a mental health crisis, please call:

  • the Samaritans on 116 123 (this is a 24/7 free call)
  • your GP
  •  if you are in Bristol – Bristol Mental Health Crisis service on 0300 555 0334
  •  if you are in South Glos – South Gloucestershire Intensive Team on 0117 3784250
  • If there is immediate danger of loss of life ring 999

More advice on getting help in a mental health crisis can be found here:



If you are in need of support:

Life can be challenging for some of us so the following organisations are there to support you or someone you might know:


Bristol Community Cafes CIC

A NOT for profit Cafes to connect people for friendship.
Visit their Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/bristolcommunitycafes


A supportive online community where you can be yourself.


Whatever you’re going through, a Samaritan will face it with you. Available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Call 116 123

Mind Infoline

They will look for details of help and support in your own area.
Lines are open 9am to 6pm, Monday to Friday (except for bank holidays)
0300 123 3393


Shout is the UK’s first 24/7 text service, free on all major mobile networks, for anyone in crisis anytime, anywhere.
Text Shout to 85258.


They provide anonymous online support for young people and a helpline.


Their helpline on 0800 58 58 58 is for people in the UK who are down or have hit a wall for any reason, who need to talk or find information and support.


If you’re experiencing a mental health problem or supporting someone else,
0300 304 7000 (16:30pm – 22:30pm every day).

MindLine Trans+

It provides a safe place to talk and receive support. Operators have lived experience of Trans+ or are Allies. The helpline is available on Mondays and Fridays, between 20:00 – Midnight, at 0300 330 5468.


If you identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender, you can call Switchboard on 0300 330 0630 (10am–10pm every day).