Our very own Denise

NHS Tayside has four finalists in the Royal College of Nursing Scotland Nurse of the Year Awards 2024 Representing NHS Tayside in the People’s Choice Award is Denise Harrison, who is a GP practice nurse at Brechin Health Centre. The

Mental Health

Sleepio

Sleepio is an effective long-term solution to sleep troubles and has been validated in 12 randomised controlled trials and over 13,000 participants. In one randomised trial, Sleepio helped 76% of poor sleepers achieve healthy sleep.

Daylight!

The Digital Therapy Scientifically Proven to Reduce Stress Anxiety & Improve Mental Health. Calm Your Mind, Be More Present and Face Your Fears With Digital Therapy

Silver Cloud

SilverCloud is a website with courses you can do to improve your mental wellbeing. You can learn new ways to deal with the challenges you're facing. It's designed by clinical experts, and supported by the NHS and Scottish Government

Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services

Our webpage provides information for children and young people, their parents/carers and professionals working with young people.

The Spark

The Spark provides counselling and mental health support services for individuals, couples, families, children and young people in Scotland.
0808 802 2088.

Hillcrest – Mental Health Peer Support in Angus

Our mental health peer support service offers one-to-one confidential support and advice as well as group support. Hillcrest Futures has recently been commissioned by Angus Health & Social Care Partnership to provide a mental health and wellbeing peer support service in GP surgeries across North Angus.
01307 460101

Insight Counselling

Insight Counselling was founded in 1995 as the National Counselling Service to provide therapy in socially deprived areas of Dundee. As time went on, the service was extended to anyone in Dundee who needed help with a problem in living. Over the years the National Counselling Service supported many thousands of people across all of Dundee.
01382 305706

The Foundation for Positive Mental Health

We are a charity dedicated to promoting skills training for positive mental health, to enhance everyday wellbeing, increase resilience to, and recovery from, mental health difficulties.

ELCAP

ELCAP is a local charity which provides care and support for individuals who are affected by learning disabilities, physical disabilities and mental health problems.
01875 814114

Mental Health Foundation

In Scotland, we focus on social justice and inequality in mental health, raising awareness of mental health with the public and working in partnership with community organisations, policy makers and researchers.

Bipolar Scotland

Founded in 1992, we are Scotland’s national charity for everyone who lives with bipolar disorder and those who care for them. We challenge stigma and discrimination while representing the views of people who live with bipolar to politicians and health professionals.

Breathing Space – Feeling Low, Anxious or Stressed?

Breathing Space was launched in 2002 to address serious concerns about the mental wellbeing of people in Scotland. The service became a national phone line in 2004. Breathing Space complements the work of other phone lines and agencies which are endeavouring to reduce suicide rates in Scotland.
0800 83 85 87

Feeling down or anxious? Beating the Blues 24/7 can help…

Beating the Blues® is an effective treatment for people feeling stressed, depressed, anxious or just down in the dumps. Based on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, the course is made up of 8 online sessions which last approximately an hour and help you to understand the link between how you think and how this influences your feelings and behaviours. If you are interested in this service please arrange an appointment with your GP, to discuss this further.

Good mental health for all

In Scotland, we focus on social justice and inequality in mental health, raising awareness of mental health with the public and working in partnership with community organisations, policy makers and researchers.

Health in Mind

At Health in Mind, we’ve been promoting positive mental health and wellbeing in Scotland since 1982. We do this by providing a wide range of services and courses to support people and enable them to make a positive difference in their lives.

Lifelink

For over 27 years we have supported adults and young people to make positive changes in their lives, realise their own abilities to cope with stress and develop ways of overcoming mental illnesses such as anxiety and depression. We believe everyone is unique and our aim is for every person we work with to become happier and healthier, wherever they live, work or learn.
0141 552 4434

Mental Health & Money Advice

Clear, practical advice and support for people experiencing issues with mental health and money.

SAMH – For Scotland’s Mental Health

We all have mental health, just as we all have physical health – and it’s equally as important to know how to look after it, and how to ask for help if we need it.
0344 800 0550

SANE

We believe that no-one affected by mental illness should face crisis, distress or despair completely alone.

Scottish Mental Health Service for Deaf People

Who are we? We are a new national service hosted by NHS Lothian. We are committed to providing specialist support in Scotland for deaf people with mental health problems across Scotland.
01506 523671

The Scottish Recovery Network

People and their experiences are at the heart of everything the Scottish Recovery Network (SRN) do. Everyone has mental health. We believe that together we can make recovery real for everyone in every community.
0141 240 7790

Penumbra – Mental Health

We work to improve mental health and wellbeing across Scotland and offer services and support throughout the country, administered by Area Offices. We believe and statistics show that people can and do recover from significant mental health problems. Penumbra supports people to live fulfilling and contributing lives. By following our person centred model of HOPE. For us hope is a vital part of recovery and supporting people to have and hold hope for the future is a key part of our work.

PETAL – People Experiencing Trauma and Loss

PETAL is the most recognised and longest established organisation for people affected by homicide or suicide in Scotland. Our professional service is supported by Scottish Government and other funders. Service provision is FREE and we provides a safe and confidential environment where those experiencing bereavement and traumatic loss, through murder or suicide can receive support, one to one counselling and other therapies. This service provision includes children and young people.
01698 324502

Mind the Men

MindtheMen was started in memory of Grant Macdonald who we lost to suicide in 2018. The clubs are safe places where men (18+) are able to talk about their challenges with other men in a non-clinical setting. True peer to peer support. Sadly suicide is the biggest killer of men under 50 in Scotland. In 2018 75% of people who died by suicide were men with many never being able to talk about how they were feeling.

We are with you

We Are With You provides free, confidential support to people who have issues with drugs, alcohol or mental health. We work with people on their own goals, whether that’s staying safe and healthy, making small changes or stopping an unwanted habit altogether.

SAM (Self Help for Anxiety Management) (Age 12 yrs +)

This app provides self-help techniques to help manage overall anxiety. Track anxiety levels, triggers, and build a personal tool kit in the app. It also provides interactive guidance for practicing self-help and a closed social community to engage with others. If you’re looking for holistic snapshot of your anxiety and how to cope with it, this may be the app for you.

Headspace (age 12yrs+)

Meditation app. Learn to relax. 10mins free for 10 days then small subscription.

Safespot (age 6-12 yrs)

Downloadable app (android and IOS) developed by a child psychiatrist who used to work in FV. Promotes mental wellbeing by teaching coping skills.

Your mental health

A range of content designed to give you more information about mental health and to help you to look after your mental health.

5 steps to mental wellbeing

Evidence suggests there are 5 steps you can take to improve your mental health and wellbeing. Trying these things could help you feel more positive and able to get the most out of life.

Healthtalk

By sharing people’s real-life experiences, healthtalk.org provides free, reliable information about health issues. You can watch people share their stories about cancer, autism, motor-neurone disease, pregnancy, drugs, depression and much more.

Doc Ready

It can be very difficult to talk to people when you’re having problems with your mental health. Doc Ready helps you prepare for the first time you visit a Doctor to discuss your mental health.

Free Guide To Living With Worry And Anxiety Amidst Global Uncertainty

Our world is changing rapidly at the moment. Given some of the news coverage it is difficult not to worry about what it all means for yourself, and for those you love. We have put together this free guide Living with worry and anxiety amidst global uncertainty.

Mind

Mind provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.
0300 123 3393

Rethink Mental Illness

Rethink Mental Illness improve the lives of people severely affected by mental illness through a network of local groups and services, expert information and successful campaigning. The goal is to make sure everyone affected by severe mental illness has a good quality of life.

Samaritans

Samaritans offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal. Call Samaritans free, 24 hours a day 365 days a year.
116 123

Sane

SANE is a leading UK mental health charity. They work to improve the quality of life for anyone affected by mental illness.
020 3805 1790

Combat Stress

Combat Stress is the UK’s leading charity for veterans’ mental health. For a century, they’ve helped former servicemen and women with mental health problems such as anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
0800 138 1619

Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM)

The Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) is leading a movement against male suicide, the single biggest killer of men under 45 in the UK.
0800 58 58 58

Young Minds

Young Minds is leading the fight for a future where all young minds are supported and empowered, whatever their challenges.