• About us

    Providing hope through support

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    Southmead Project is a registered charity providing free therapeutic and practical support to adults who were abused as children and have turned to drugs, alcohol and other ways of self-harming as a consequence of that trauma.

  • How we do it

    Offering a range of coping skills

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    Drugs, alcohol misuse and self-harming are ways in which some people who were abused have managed to cope. By getting help and support from the charity, these ‘coping skills’ can be replaced by others that are just as helpful but far less harmful.

  • Abuse counselling

    Helping you to reclaim your life

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    The abuse counselling service is available to those aged 16 years and over and offers a safe space and environment where professional counsellors will listen and explore ways of helping people to reclaim lives affected by trauma and abuse.

How we do it

Drugs, alcohol misuse and other forms of self-harming are ways in which some people who were abused have managed to cope and somehow get on with their lives. Family members are often affected too …

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"The people involved with Southmead Project are an inspiration. They are warm, caring experts whose single aim is to help victims of abuse. They are focused and deliver results and it is a real honor to be their patron."

Mr Geoff Gollop OBE, Charity patron

Latest news

Support Michelle Craker

Michelle Craker is to take   on the Cheltenham half marathon  on Sunday 25 September in aid of Southmead Project.  Getting to the start … Continue reading “Support Michelle Craker”

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I did it!

Sarah  Burns shares her experience of running Bristol 10k in aid of Southmead Project: As someone who is not a natural runner, running … Continue reading “I did it!”

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Sexual Abuse and Mental Health Conference

Our CEO Dr Mike Peirce  has confirmed that he will be speaking at this year’s Sexual Abuse and Mental Health Conference in London. … Continue reading “Sexual Abuse and Mental Health Conference”

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