Action on Depression
is the only national Scottish organisation working with and for people affected by depression. It’s a user-influenced organisation committed to providing support, raising awareness of depression and treatment options and reducing the stigma surrounding the condition.
t: 0131 226 8152 e: firstname.lastname@example.org
Anxiety UK is a national registered charity for those affected by anxiety disorders. It is a user-led organisation, run by sufferers and ex-sufferers of anxiety disorders, supported by a high-profile medical advisory panel. Anxiety UK works to relieve and support those living with anxiety disorders by providing information, support and understanding.
t: 08444 775 774 (helpline) e: email@example.com
Bipolar Scotland provides information, support and advice for people affected by bipolar disorder/manic depression and those who care for them. It also promotes self-help throughout Scotland, and informs and educates about the condition.
t: 0141 560 2050 e: firstname.lastname@example.org
Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) is a registered charity which exists to prevent male suicide in the UK. It offers support to men in the UK, of any age, who are down or in crisis via its helpline and website.
t: 0800 58 58 58 e: email@example.com
Health in Mind is a charity which promotes positive mental health and wellbeing in Scotland. It offers a wide range of services including support, respite, befriending, talking therapies and day services.
t: 0131 225 8508 e: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hearing Voices Network is an organisation for people who hear voices, see visions or have other unusual perceptions. It offers information and support to people who hear voices and those who support them. It tries to raise awareness of voice hearing, visions, tactile sensations and other sensory experiences.
t: 0114 271 8210 e: email@example.com
Mental Health Foundation Scotland focuses 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. Our programmes link together policy, research evidence and practice.
t: 0131 243 3800 or 0141 572 0125 e: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mind operates in England and Wales to provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. It campaigns to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding of mental health issues.
t: 020 8519 2122 e: email@example.com
Mood Swings is a charity that supports people with mood disorders and their friends and families. It offers free and confidential information, advice and support to people with mood disorders, family, friends and health and social care professionals. It also offers one to one, support groups and workshops at its base in Manchester.
t: 0161 832 3736 (helpline) e: firstname.lastname@example.org
No Panic provides information and advice for the carers of and people with panic, anxiety, phobias, obsessive compulsive disorders and the effects of tranquiliser withdrawal. It can provide treatment and support over the phone so that all sufferers can be helped.
t: 0800 138 8889 (helpline) or 01952 680 460 e: email@example.com
Penumbra supports adults and young people in Scotland to move towards mental wellbeing. Its vision is of a society where people with mental health problems expect recovery and are accepted, supported and can access resources to fulfill their potential.
t: 0131 475 2380 e: firstname.lastname@example.org
Rethink Mental Illness supports people affected by mental illness by challenging attitudes and changing lives. It provides advice to everyone affected by mental health problems and offers helpful information on everything from treatment and care to benefits and employment rights.
t: 0300 5000 927 or 020 7840 3188 e: email@example.com
Sane is a UK mental health charity which works to improve the quality of life for everyone affected by mental illness. SANE offers emotional support and information through its helpline, email services and online Support Forum where people can share experiences and feelings.
t: 0207 375 1002 or 0845 767 8000 e: firstname.lastname@example.org
SAMH (Scottish Association for Mental Health) is one of Scotland’s leading mental health charities. The Association works hard to ensure that people are talking about mental health and does this in four ways (i)community-based services for people with mental health problems (ii) national programmes (iii) policy and campaigning work, and (iv) raising funds to ensure that our work can continue.
t: 0141 530 1000 e: email@example.com
Scottish Recovery Network (SRN) is a non-profit initiative working in Scotland and beyond. SRN’s vision is: A Scotland where mental health recovery is a reality for all. Their aim is to promote and support recovery from mental health problems. They act as a catalyst for change by sharing ideas and practice.
t: 0141 240 7790 e: firstname.lastname@example.org
Support in Mind Scotland works to improve the wellbeing and quality of life of people affected by serious mental illness. This includes those who are family members, carers and supporters. It seeks to support and empower everyone affected by mental illness.
t: 0131 662 4359 e: email@example.com
SupportLine offers confidential emotional support to children, young adults and adults by telephone, email and post. It works with callers to develop healthy, positive coping strategies, inner feelings of strength and increased self-esteem to encourage recovery and moving forward with life. It also keeps details of counsellors, agencies and support groups throughout the UK.
t: 01708 765200 e: firstname.lastname@example.org