Telephone System Upgrade (5th & 6th June)

On Wednesday 5th & Thursday 6th June we shall be upgrading our telephone system. This is a requirement as part of the GP contract. We may have some disruption to our services during this time so please do bear with us.We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. Polden Medical Centre Team

Mental Health

Open Mental Health

Are you a young adult aged 16-25 living in Somerset who feels you could benefit from some support with your mental health? We’ve Got This is here to support you to feel more positive about yourself, through providing you with fun, safe and purposeful environments to feel more empowered about your mental health and your life in general.
01823 276892

Somerset Community Connect

A care, health and wellbeing information and advice website for Somerset

Somerset Mental Wellbeing Service

We aim to support individuals across Somerset to improve and maintain their mental wellbeing through access to community resources and opportunities.
01823 255917

Second Step

We’re a leading mental health charity that’s been putting mental health first for people in Bristol and the South West for over 30 years. We believe that with the right support, everyone can take control of their life and make their future their own. Our services can be found in Bath and North East Somerset, Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire and Somerset.

Somerset Talking Therapies

Somerset Talking Therapies is an Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) service. We offer emotional and psychological support to anyone – aged over 18 and registered with a Somerset GP – who is feeling anxious or depressed.

NeuroLove

We believe that young people are best placed to guide, support and empower their peers on issues relating to mental health and well being. Neurolove.org is a site set up to support young people manage the changing times we are currently living in.
0151 547 7703

Mental Health Foundation

Prevention is at the heart of what we do. Our vision is good mental health for all. Our mission is to help people understand, protect and sustain their mental health.

Healthwatch

We are the independent national champion for people who use health and social care services. We’re here to find out what matters to people, and help make sure their views shape the support they need.
03000 683 000

Papyrus (Prevention of Young Suicide)

Papyrus (Prevention of Young Suicide) gives advice and support for young people who feel like they want to take their own life, and all their advice is confidential.
0800 068 41 41

Your mental health

A range of content designed to give you more information about mental health and to help you to look after your mental health.

5 steps to mental wellbeing

Evidence suggests there are 5 steps you can take to improve your mental health and wellbeing. Trying these things could help you feel more positive and able to get the most out of life.

Healthtalk

By sharing people’s real-life experiences, healthtalk.org provides free, reliable information about health issues. You can watch people share their stories about cancer, autism, motor-neurone disease, pregnancy, drugs, depression and much more.

Doc Ready

It can be very difficult to talk to people when you’re having problems with your mental health. Doc Ready helps you prepare for the first time you visit a Doctor to discuss your mental health.

Mind

Mind provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.
0300 123 3393

Rethink Mental Illness

Rethink Mental Illness improve the lives of people severely affected by mental illness through a network of local groups and services, expert information and successful campaigning. The goal is to make sure everyone affected by severe mental illness has a good quality of life.

Samaritans

Samaritans offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal. Call Samaritans free, 24 hours a day 365 days a year.
116 123

Sane

SANE is a leading UK mental health charity. They work to improve the quality of life for anyone affected by mental illness.
020 3805 1790

Combat Stress

Combat Stress is the UK’s leading charity for veterans’ mental health. For a century, they’ve helped former servicemen and women with mental health problems such as anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
0800 138 1619

Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM)

The Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) is leading a movement against male suicide, the single biggest killer of men under 45 in the UK.
0800 58 58 58

Dementia UK

Dementia UK offers specialist one-to-one support and expert advice for people living with dementia.
0800 888 6678

Young Minds

Young Minds is leading the fight for a future where all young minds are supported and empowered, whatever their challenges.