If you're feeling low, stressed or anxious Steps 2 Wellbeing can help.

Steps 2 Wellbeing is a free, NHS mental health service for adults registered with a GP in Dorset and Southampton, including Poole and Bournemouth.

We offer a range of talking therapies, online courses and guided self-help to support people who are feeling: 

  • Down, low, depressed
  • Anxious, irritable
  • Trouble sleeping or eating
  • Lacking motivation or feeling tired all the time
  • Experiencing physical symtoms like an upset stomach or headaches

These feelings are common when people are experiencing mental health challenges. 

Body and Mind

We understand that long term health conditions like the ones below can effect our mental health. 

  • Diabetes
  • Chronic Pain
  • IBS
  • Heart condition

Our Body and Mind service supports people with long term health conditions to better their mental health.

Employment advice

For those whose working life impacts on their mental health, the service also provides employment information and advice.

A service for everyone

Steps 2 Wellbeing is a non judgemental service, here to help you feel better.

Equality and diversity are embedded into the service and it is committed to ensuring that people from ethnic minorities, LGBT+ people, older adults, veterans and people with disabilities can access mental health support.

Perinatal support for new and expecting parents

Parenthood is a challenging time and can be a struggle but there is somewhere you can turn to for support.

We have some specific options for new and expecting parents to gain support with their wellbeing and mental health.

Please watch the video to the right for more information and how to refer.

Mental Health and learning disabilities