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Useful links

Links to a range of useful services and organisations to help you improve your overall health and wellbeing

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(Know of any other services and organisations that may be useful? Contact us by clicking link HERE to tell us about them)

General Health & Wellbeing

NHS.UK – A to Z of health, medicines and how to find an NHS service and book appointments.

NHS: Local services – Find and search for a range of local NHS and health related services.

NHS 111 – Online or telephone help and support if you have an urgent medical problem and you’re not sure what to do.

Citizens Advice – Free, confidential and impartial advice on issues such as benefits, work, debt housing and the law and your rights.

Men’s Health & Wellbeing

Men’s Health Forum – A wide range of advice, support and information on men’s health and issues.

You’re not alone – Facebook link to an informal local support group for men to talk about mental health and other problems in a non-judgemental environment with other men.

Man Up Gloucestershire – Facebook link to an informal local support for men to talk about a wide range of issues in a non-judgemental environment with other men.

 Marshalling Men’s Minds – Website link to an informal local support for men to talk about a wide range of issues in a non-judgemental environment with other men.

Men’s Health & Wellbeing

Men’s Carers Group – Local Glos Support and social group for men who are carers aged 50+ offering a wide range of advice, support and information on men’s health and issues.

Men in Sheds – Organisation for local older men looking for an meaningful activity to do. Learn or bring skills and ideas involving carpentry, repairing furniture and gardening etc.

Sleep & Snoring – Information and advice from the British Snoring & Sleep Apnoea Association about snoring and how to control it.

Men’s Sexual Health – NHS link to common sexual health issues that can affect men and what can be done to help.

Lifestyle related

Drug & Alchohol Service – Local non-judgemental support to help you reduce, control or stop your substance use.

Al-Anon: Alcohol – Support and information for families and friends of people with an alcohol addiction.

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) – Regular local support for people with an addiction to alcohol or where your drinking is worrying you and affecting your life.

NHS: Sexual Health – Free local service providing support, information and advice for anyone about their sexual health.

NHS: Stop Smoking – Information on how smoking affects your health, ways to quit smoking and local stop smoking services.


Prostate Cancer UK – An advice and information service for men, their family and their friends about prostate cancer or prostate problems.

Macmillan Cancer Support – Service to provide information about cancer and offer physical, financial and emotional support for people living with cancer.

Local Cancer Groups & Organisations – Macmillan webpage showing a wide range or groups and organisations for those affected by cancer in Gloucestershire.


Diabetes UK – A wide range of information and advice about diabetes, local support groups and practical tips and lifestyle advice.

NHS: Diabetes information – Information on causes and types of diabetes and living with the condition. – Information, support and answers to questions about diabetes from people with diabetes.

Know your own risk tool – Calculate your risk of developing diabetes and how to reduce it.

Mental Health – Information, support and treatment on a wide range of mental health problems like depression and stress.

NHS: About stress – Information about stress, tips for managing stress and how to get NHS help for stress.

Samaritans – Non-judgmental support if you need someone to talk to or are worried about someone you know.

NHS: Mental Health Helplines – Links to helplines and support groups for issues such as mental health, abuse, addiction, bereavement, crime, eating disorders and relationships.

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The GutBusters team