Worried about a relationship or domestic abuse? There are lots of places to get support, advice and more information.
24-hour National Domestic Violence Helpline
The helpline is free to call, confidential and staffed by female volunteers. They give support, help and information to women experiencing domestic violence, their family, friends, colleagues and others calling on their behalf. 0808 2000 247
Brook is the national sexual health and wellbeing charity for young people. They provide information and advice on all aspects of sex and relationships, including: sex, contraception, STIs, sexuality, gender, abuse and violence, healthy relationships, pregnancy and more. www.brook.org.uk
Love Don't Feel Bad is Women's Aid's website for young people about coercive control. Featuring videos, case studies, quizzes and more. www.lovedontfeelbad.co.uk
Women's Aid is the national charity working to end domestic abuse against women and children. www.womensaid.org.uk
Victim Support provide emotional and practical support to anyone affected by crime or traumatic events. The service is confidential and you can talk to them without reporting a crime to the police. www.victimsupport.org.uk
Pause Play Stop. Information and advice about sexual consent, what it is and how to know when you've got it. www.pauseplaystop.org.uk
101 Non-emergency Police
If you call the non-emergency police number you will automatically be connected to your local police force. In an emergency you should always call 999. The non- emergency police number is 101.
Brook - Bristol Service
If you're under 24 and worried about a relationship you can talk to Brook. The Bristol clinic runs a regular drop-in and booked appointments. They offer counselling, contraception, STI screening and pregnancy testing among other services. Address and opening times: www.brook.org.uk
Off The Record Free, confidential mental health and wellbeing support for young people in Bristol. They have a range of groups, campaigning opportunities as well as one to one counselling. www.otrbristol.org.uk
SARSAS provide one to one support, counselling and a helpline for anyone affected by rape, sexual assault or abuse. They also support family, friends and professionals. www.sarsas.org.uk
Next Link is Bristol's specialist domestic abuse service. They provide refuges, children's and young people's services, outreach support, crisis response, a dedicated black and ethnic minority service, a confidential helpline and more. www.nextlinkhousing.co.uk
Speak Out Project If you're a young person worried about relationship abuse you can contact us and we will try to help you. Whilst we are not a specialist support service, we can offer friendly advice and put you in touch with other organisations for further help.