Time to Change Bristol

Time to Change are a growing movement of people changing how we all think and act about mental health problems. Time to Change Bristol Hub is a partnership of local organisations and people who are committed to ending mental health stigma and discrimination.

Time to Change Bristol is made up of the city council, Bristol Independent Mental Health Network (BIMHN), Wellbeans Initiative CIC and Rethink Bristol with support from partners across the city – including employers, unions, universities, police and the NHS.

Cllr Asher Craig, Cabinet Member for Public Health, Bristol City Council said: “One of our key ambitions is for Bristol to become a city where everyone feels safe speaking out about mental health issues and where we can secure the support we need when we need it. Becoming a Time to Change hub will be instrumental in the work to bring our city together to tackle mental health stigma and discrimination as part of our new ‘Thrive Bristol’ programme. We are leading this with Bristol’s Anti Stigma Alliance with the help of our local universities, employers and unions alongside our partners in the voluntary sector, NHS and police.  By working together as a city and using the expertise and support offered by the national Time to Change campaign we be believe we can make great progress towards Bristol becoming a city free from stigma and discrimination around mental health.”

To find out more about Thrive Bristol go to: https://www.bristol.gov.uk/en_US/mayor/thrive-bristol

There are many ways to get involved in the work of the hub and if you need more info please drop an email to ttcbristol@gmail.com

 

How is the Bristol hub run?

Time to Change Bristol hub is run by people with lived experience of mental health issues alongside organisations committed to challenging mental health stigma and discrimination that form the Bristol Anti Stigma Alliance (BASA).

The hub has a steering group made up of a wider partnership, with a Time to Change Champions group and hub coordinators group ensuring the work of the hub has lived experience of mental health leadership at its heart.

Want to know more about how the hub operates? Drop an email to ttcbristol@gmail.com

Latest news

Time to Change Bristol Champion’s Fund has been launched!

Sign up to volunteer with us at summer events including St Paul’s Carnival, Bristol Pride and Islamic Cultural Fayre!

 

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The latest training and opportunities in the hub

Find out more about the latest training dates and upcoming events in the area

Find out about our partners
Learn more about the partners involved in delivering the work of the hub

Resources for running social contact events Bristol Pride Day

Want to run an event in support of Time to Change? Find some useful resources here

Apply for Time to Change Bristol’s Champions Fund

Apply for up to £500 to run an activity challenging mental health stigma and discrimination – Check back here for more information soon!

Get involved with improving mental health in the workplace

Join with employers and employees from across the city that are working to promote positive mental health in the workplace and challenge mental health stigma and discrimination