• Men – talking about your feelings could save a life

    19 November 2021

    On International Men’s Day (Friday 19th November), Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership Trust (AWP) are encouraging men and boys to openly discuss their feelings in order to tackle the mental health difficulties that they face.

  • Mental health inpatient unit for young people wins prestigious award

    15 November 2021

    The Riverside team, which is based in Bristol, has been awarded the Royal College of Psychiatrist’s Psychiatric Team of the Year 2021: Children and Adolescents Award.

  • Mental Health Trust gave me second chance at career, says veteran

    8 November 2021

    An Armed Forces veteran, who had to be discharged from service because of his mental health, is using his experience to help and support other people with mental health conditions.

  • NHS Trusts tackling climate change together

    28 October 2021

    We're working with North Bristol NHS Trust (NBT) and University Hospitals Bristol and Weston (UHBW) to highlight our work to tackle climate change

  • We all need to take action to tackle inequality for people with serious mental illness

    8 October 2021

    Join us as we encourage everyone to come together to take action to tackle the inequalities experienced by people with serious mental illness

  • Let's talk all things mental health this World Mental Health Day

    8 October 2021

    On World Mental Health Day we're asking everyone to have a conversation about mental health, as well as taking the time to look after yourself and check in with those that you care about.

  • Together, our actions to prevent suicide can create hope, says Mental Health Trust

    9 September 2021

    On World Suicide Prevention Day (Friday 10th September) Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership (AWP) NHS Trust is calling on everyone to play their part in preventing suicide at every opportunity. The Trust is asking staff, patients, service users, families, carers and members of the public to support the this year’s theme of ‘creating hope through action’ by making a pledge to help prevent suicide.

  • Mental health sports programme wins top award for its ongoing work throughout the pandemic

    25 August 2021

    A sports programme that supports people with mental health conditions using football and other physical activity to reduce social isolation, has won a top award for the second year in a row.

  • Top tips for students awaiting exam results

    4 August 2021

    With the cancellation of exams due to the Coronavirus pandemic and results being determined by teachers, receiving your results this year may be an especially stressful and anxious time. Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership (AWP) NHS Trust is encouraging students to look after themselves and is sharing advice and guidance on how to help reduce anxiety ahead of results day.

  • Chief Nursing Officer’s award praises ‘true ambassador for nursing’

    30 July 2021

    A nurse, who has demonstrated outstanding leadership and spearheaded effective infection prevention control measures during the COVID-19 pandemic, has been described as a ‘true ambassador for nursing, who should be cloned and put into every organisation.’