Depression, Anxiety & Stress
The Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service have pulled together an excellent pool of resources onto one website. Whilst CAMHS deal with children and adolescents, many of the resources on this site are useful for mindfulness, relaxation and mood and can be used by adults too.
This is a local NHS psychology service covering the Southside of Glasgow. They offer online materials, virtual counselling, and as the pandemic eases will offer face-to-face counselling again.
Telephone: 0141 232 2555
Feeling Good: positive mindset app
Available on the App Store and Google Play store, this is a series of audio tracks designed to help you build confidence, energy and a positive mindset.
Download from: iTunes: Feeling good: positive mindset
Download from: Google Play: Feeling good: positive mindset
Scottish Association for Mental Health (SAMH)
Anyone can experience a mental health problem or poor mental health: especially now. Whether you’re looking for information or seeking support, SAMH can help.
Samaritans in Scotland
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.
Telephone: 116 123
Lifelink is another organisation which normally offers face-to-face counselling. In the light of the pandemic they are offering a range of online self-help materials and some remote telephone and video (Zoom) counselling.
Telephone: 0141 552 4434
This is an online wellbeing platform providing mental health programmes and support for people in Scotland. It is free to access for everyone. The online programme includes modules for stress, resilience, and sleep.
Breathing Space is a free and confidential phone service for anyone in Scotland over the age of 16 feeling low, depressed or anxious.
Telephone: 0800 83 85 87 (18:00 to 02:00, weekdays and 24 hours at the weekend). Calls are free from landlines and mobiles.
For more information, please visit our Breathing Space information page.
Penumbra is one of Scotland’s largest mental health charities. They support around 1800 adults and young people every week and employ 400 staff across Scotland.