South East Counselling (Edinburgh)
This counselling service offers telephone and video counselling (face to face counselling is currently suspended due to COVID-19). They offer up to 12 sessions for people aged 18 years and over, living in the South East area of Edinburgh. You can self refer here: https://www.health-in-mind.org.uk/services/counselling/d10
Edinburgh Peer Connecting Service
Edinburgh Peer Connecting Service can put you in touch with volunteers who have their own experience of mental health. They are currently working to capacity but may have a waiting list. https://www.health-in-mind.org.uk/services/peer_connecting_service_edinburgh/d13
The Listening Space
The Listening Space is a drop-in service for people in Edinburgh who are 18 years and over. It usually takes place in the main hall of Gilmerton Community Centre. For now, the service has moved online, using the platform Zoom. We are here to give you a space to be listened to, and to connect with others who will do their best to understand you. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more.
If you are between 18 and 25, Wellbeing Hangouts sessions are a place to talk about all things mental health related; social anxiety, depression, study/work-related issues, issues related to gender and sexuality, social-media use, and isolation. Email email@example.com for more information.
Women’s Wellbeing Edinburgh
Women’s Wellbeing Edinburgh provides one on one and group support to women over 18 in the South East and South West Edinburgh. You can self refer: https://www.health-in-mind.org.uk/services/womens_wellbeing_edinburgh/d129
Breathing Space is a free, confidential phone and web based service for people in Scotland experiencing low mood, depression or anxiety. They are here in times of difficulty to provide a safe and supportive space by listening, offering advice and information. “It is our belief and hope that by empowering people they will have the resources to recover.” Visit their website for information on self help and many links to subjects of interest.
Tel: 0800 83 85 87
(24 hours at weekends, Fri–Mon 6pm–6am
and Mon–Thurs 6pm–2am)