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Keep up to date with all the latest news from VOX Scotland.

The Future of Social Care: What does a National Care Service mean for those with lived experience of accessing mental health services?

As part of The Alliance's 'Future of Social Care' series, VOX Scotland's Chair, Douglas Pickering, penned a guest blog reflecting on the challenges and opportunities for those with mental ill-health within the National Care Service consultation. The blog covers a...

Untapped Potential Report Launch

  Report Launch Untapped Potential: How people with lived experience of mental health issues engage in civic and public life. Do people with mental health problems get involved in their parent teacher association or sit on residents’ committees? What roles do...

LGBT Young People

LGBT Young People and Mental Health DID YOU KNOW? 40% of LGBT young people and 67% of transgender young people experience poor mental health WHY? Experiencing prejudice and discrimination, including bullying at school. Pressure to conform to gender norms and...

You can help us grow our voice.

Are you a  VOX Scotland member? Why not join us today online by clicking on the link below or by contacting us for a paper copy of our membership form.https://voxscotland.org.uk/join-vox/ Please help us reach as many people as possible by promoting our free membership...

Welcome to Future Pathways

Future Pathways offers help and support to people who were abused or neglected as children while they were living in care in Scotland. They work together to help survivors access person-centred support that will help them to lead full, healthy and independent lives...

New Priorities Survey for VOX members

  At VOX we recognise that not all our members can attend our annual members meetings, so we would like to hear from you about what you think is important for us to be working on. Below is a link to our short survey, please complete it and help us shape our work...

Guided Self Help

Guided Self Help What is Guided Self Help?Where is it available?How do I get referred to this service? Health in Mind has been funded by the NHS to deliver this service in Edinburgh and Midlothian. The Guided Self Help workers provide the service in local health...

OCD Edinburgh Support Group

OCD Edinburgh Support Group July 26th @ 7.00 pm - 9.00 pm Event Navigation Collective Advocacy – Patients Council Meeting   Carers Forum Meeting » This is a welcoming support group for anyone affected by OCD (friends and family are also welcome to attend). It is...

Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights

Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights Activate Community Development Course: We have free places available on the Activate course in community development, starting on Tuesday the 12th July.  The course will run 1-4pm on Tuesday afternoons until the end of...

Going Beyond Harm

 The Carers Trust and the Scottish Patient Safety Program are hosting a half day conference on 31 august entitled ‘Going Beyond Harm’ A half day event for carers of people with mental health problems What’s this? Harm can come in all different forms, but an important,...

MHScot Workplace Wellbeing

MHScot Workplace Wellbeing You may already be aware that we are undertaking some research with a University of Edinburgh Business School student on Mental Health & Wellbeing in the Workplace and we’d like to invite you to take part in a survey we have available,...

LGBT People and Public Services

LGBT People and Public Services A good practice guide from Stonewall Scotland Public services should be fit for everyone. Lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (or transgender) (LGBT) people should experience the same level of service as everyone else. There are plenty of...

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