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Age UK Somerset is a proud member of Open Mental Health, an alliance of local voluntary organisations and the NHS. 

We are working in partnership to ensure that residents of Somerset get the support they need, when they need it.

Lots of things can impact our mental health. We have have come together to provide 24/7 support to adults in Somerset. Whatever the worry - anxiety, debt, employment, housing, low mood, addiction - we're here to help. 

Open Mental Health supports people to live a full life by enabling access to specialist mental health support, debt and employment advice, volunteering opportunities, community activities and exercise.

Our service is available to adults in Somerset who are suffering from mental health problems. The organisations in the alliance form part of a wider ecosystem of mental health and wellbeing support across somerset. By working in partnership, we want to ensure that there is 'no wrong door' for anyone who needs help.

Anybody who is in need of mental health support in Somerset can call the helpline on 01823 276892, 24hrs a day, 7 days a week, or email


Age UK Somerset is working in partnership in the Open Mental Health Alliance with Mind in Somerset, The Balsam Centre, Chard WATCH, Spark Somerset, SWEDA, Citizens Advice, Rethink Mental Illness, Second Step and NHS Somerset.


Download the Open Mental Health information leaflet here