TALK to SOMEONE
We hope you're feeling good today. But if you need to talk to somebody then we can help. There are people who you can go to in confidence as well as resources listed here that can help.
Confidential Phone Advice
If you need to talk to somebody urgently and don't know who to turn to then you can call these numbers for free, confidential and anonymous advice.
Samaritans: Phone (free) 116 123.
You can call any time, about anything. You do not have to be suicidal.
Bristol Mindline: Phone (free) 0808 808 0330.
People call MindLine to talk about lots of different things, including: issues to do with mental health; feelings of loneliness and isolation; self-injury; experience of abuse or trauma; worries about medication; problems experienced using mental health services; concern for a friend or family member. The service is open Wednesday to Sunday, 8pm-midnight.
Arrange to See Somebody
Either through the hospital or through affiliated public services there us always somebody you can arrange to talk to if you are having difficulties.
Arrange to see somebody through:
There are more resources available for information and how to arrange help in our You Got This Resources
TRiM (Trauma Risk Management)
You can find out more information about TRiM in our You Got This Support page.
But if you are a staff member and have experienced a traumatic event in the ED and would like support from the TRiM team please contact the TRiM team or Dr Sam Milsom
ED Wellness Leads
Our departments have wellness leads who you can contact at any time to arrange a confidential chat about your wellbeing if you need any help or support. Or if you need advice on where to find further support.
Sally Melson (Emergency Nurse Practitioner)