Mental health

We also have information and advice about mental health.

Bipolar Support Group - Dorchester

A support group for people who have bipolar disorder and their carers.

Dorset Mental Health Forum Peer Support

We run self-help groups, where members have a shared experience and can give and receive support in a safe environment. In this context, the shared experience is mental illness and the aim is to help each other towards improved mental health.

Richmond Fellowship - East Dorset Community Service

We provide a variety of recovery focused activities, training and one-to-one support for people with mental health problems. Our service is based on an ethos of social inclusion, service user involvement and individualised support. Activities include peer support, healthy living, horticultural groups, Bailey's Frames, groups and group work. Volunteering opportunities are available within the service.

Steps 2 Wellbeing

The Steps to Wellbeing Service is a free, confidential NHS service for people aged 18+. We provide a service across the county of Dorset and in Southampton for people registered at either a Dorset or Southampton GP surgery.

Weymouth Oak Tree Club

The Oak Tree Club aims to reduce social isolation and exclusion often felt by those people suffering with mental illness living in the local community. There are many benefits of being a club member, including making new friends, having a social outlet at the beginning of the weekend and also activities/events occurring normally once a week. There is a small charge for attending.

Active in Mind

An activity support group for anyone experiencing mental health problems.

OCD Action

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is a common mental health condition in which a person has obsessive thoughts and compulsive behaviours.

OCD Dorset

This is a peer led OCD support group in the Poole area, running on the first Friday of every month from 7pm - 9pm. is a non-profit initiative that aims to make it easier to find help services and useful resources for a better mental health.

Combat Stress

The UK's leading charity for veterans' mental health.
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