Issues that can affect your mental health

Sometimes our mental health, or that of our loved ones, can be affected by events and circumstances beyond our control. There are a variety of different organisations that can help. Here are some links you might find useful.


Being a carer can be emotionally and physically demanding – it’s important to look after your own health needs. Our carers pages have more information about the support available to carers.

Cost of living

Money worries can impact badly on your mental wellbeing. There are many organisations across North Somerset who support households in time of crisis. Our cost of living page has links to different sources of support and information.


If you, or someone you know, are homeless or worried about becoming homeless we can help.

Citizens Advice

Citizens Advice is an independent charity which can offer confidential, impartial advice on a range of issues including financial worries, legal matters and consumer protection.

Cruse Bereavement Care

Cruse Bereavement Care offers care and support for bereaved children, young people and adults.

We are with you

We are with you in North Somerset (previously known as Addaction) provides treatment and support to people who are affected by alcohol or drugs, and to their families, friends and carers.