Cervical Screening

Cervical screening (smear test) is a quick test to check your cervix (neck of the womb) for the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV). HPV is a common virus that can cause

Wellbeing

Brechin Walk ‘n’ Talk

Brechin Walk & Talk can provide so many health benefits to individuals. Walking together provides more health benefits as well as improving people's mental health, tackling loneliness and isolation. We provide short, easy, healthy walks for participants in Brechin ending at a destination for a cuppa and a chat. The socialising is one of the important parts of people’s health and wellbeing and walking is a great opportunity to get out in the fresh air walking and talking.

OOTANABOOT – Brechin Walking Group

We named our walking group OOTANABOOT because that is what we do, go out and about, mainly in Angus but occasionally we stray into Aberdeenshire and even Dundee.

The Spark

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

Relationships Scotland

We're Scotland's largest provider of relationship counselling, family mediation and child contact centre services

Keep Well Health Checks

The health check is simple, free and takes about 45 minutes. It is usually carried out by a nurse or healthcare support worker at your General Practice

Street Fit Scotland

Street fit Scotland is a not for profit Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation/Social Enterprise. Our programme provides a route back into the community, a way of re-integrating back into society supporting to become active citizens.

Vitamin B12 or folate deficiency anaemia

Vitamin B12 or B9 (commonly called folate) deficiency anaemia occurs when a lack of vitamin B12 or folate causes the body to produce abnormally large red blood cells that can't function properly.

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.

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.

Humankind

Humankind create services and support to meet people’s complex health and social needs, helping them to build healthier lives that have meaning and value for themselves and their families. They support local people to create stronger, better-connected communities.
01325 731 160