Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Scotland Mental Health Support

Find mental health help and support services in Scotland and a number of Scottish locations. ABLEize is dedicated to ensuring everyone has access to mental health support.  This section offers a comprehensive list of professionals  covering all areas of cognitive, behavioural, and emotional well-being of adults and children along with how to get help when things get on top of you.  Mental health concerns the health of our mind, in the same way physical health is the health of our body.

The information, resources and support sites listed here all relate to mental health and how to receive help and support in Scotland and includes issues like depression, how we cope with unexpected issues and problems that life throws at us such as family pressures, anger and how we deal with it, death of a family member or friend, anxiety, panic attacks and conditions such as bipolar. You can find confidential online resources specific to Scotland along with online help resources, drop-in centres, telephone support and helplines in Scotland waiting to offer help and support for adults, children and teens experiencing mental health issues as well as support for concerned family and friends.

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A free and confidential telephone helpline for anyone in Scotland feeling low, anxious or depressed. Site offers contacts, information about issues such as bullying, bereavement, drugs, alcohol problems and homelessness and how to get help and support.

Scotland’s first men’s mental health charity, dedicated to providing vital support and advice to men in Scotland to prevent male suicide to those in crises. Includes contact details and online support resources.

A young person’s counselling services for schools and the community in Rhondda Cynon Taf. Provides free and confidential counselling to young people aged 10 to 25 affected by mental health issues or concerns.

Aberdeen based mental health charity offering counselling, support and information to adults and teens experiencing difficulties. Site offers contacts and details of their information resources and how to offer support.

Provides details of community mental health services in the Lothians areas of Edinburgh, East and West Lothian and Midlothian with contacts, centre locations and opening times.

Penumbra is one of Scotland’s largest mental health charities assisting with the well-being for all and offering fast help to people who are ‘at risk’. They offer a wide range of services that offer hope and practical steps towards recovery. Telephone assistance with locations in Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Set up to offer Army, Navy and Air force veterans and their families to get confidential and professional support when coping with mental health issues such as depression, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder and anxiety. Includes contact details and centres in Ayrshire and Inverness.

Scotland’s programme established to tackle the mental health stigma and discrimination. Includes a number of help and support contacts locally and nationally. Funded by Scottish Government and Comic Relief.

Providing help and support to anyone affected by mental health issues in Scotland by offering compassionate and expert support. Includes urgent support contacts, inspiring stories and statistics. Based in Dalkeith Road Mews, Edinburgh.

Raising awareness of mental health problems in Scotland and offering contacts for help, publications, guides to looking after your mental health, A to Z of conditions such as anxiety, ADHD, alcohol and related causes. Also offers ways to donate or get involved.

A dedicated self-help depression and mental health support group which meets every week in Ashley Street, Glasgow, G3 6DS. Site offers details of the group and if it is suitable for you, telephone and online contact to find out more.