Here you can find local mental health and wellbeing news.

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News

New Scottish government campaign – Parenting teens

Parent Club has a new campaign full of useful advice and tips for parenting teens.

Help needed to develop and test a digital monitoring platform for people with lived experience of psychosis

Help is needed by mental health research organisation, The McPin Foundation, who are looking for individuals in Edinburgh who have lived experience of psychosis.

West space is growing!

We’re pleased to share that we’re extending the West Space service directory to include mental health and wellbeing services and support for children and young people.

Easter fun at Linlithgow Museum

Linlithgow Museum has organised some free, fun filled family activities for this Easter.

Scottish Government Mental Health Standards – lived experience survey

The Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland (the ALLIANCE) is seeking views from individuals with lived experience of mental health, their families and carers, and those with a vested interest in the development of mental health standards

Mental Health & Wellbeing Strategy Engagement

The Scottish Government’s Mental Health & Wellbeing Strategy is getting a refresh, the Scottish Government is engaging with stakeholders to ensure it tackles social determinants and health inequalities that impacts most on mental health and wellbeing.

West Lothian Well-Being Service launches

A new partnership project to improve mental health and wellbeing in West Lothian launches.

Unpaid Carers Campaign

West Lothian Health & Social Care Partnership recently launched its Unpaid Carers Campaign

Trustees HcL Lothian (3 posts)

Handicabs Lothian are looking to recruit three new Trustees to their Board.

Scotland Cycle Repair Scheme

A scheme which provides free repairs and maintenance to people who wouldn’t otherwise be able to afford it.

Volunteering Opportunities

Volunteering opportunities with Health in Mind

Funding for your community project or group

Overview of the Community Soup Fund from Almond Housing Association

West Space Newsletter December 2021

This month’s West Space newsletter focuses on local services and resources related to winter wellbeing.

Clear your head (December 2021)

The Scottish Government’s Clear Your Head campaign aims to help people cope during the winter period, providing people with hints and tips on how they can look out for themselves.

#MakeTime campaign from Young Scot

Young Scot‘s #MakeTimeTo campaign aims to raise awareness of #AyeFeel and encourage young people to make time to look after their mental health and emotional wellbeing.

A collection of poems on the theme of Connect

Earlier this year, the Scottish mental health charity Health in Mind launched its search for poems on the theme of ‘Connect’ – one of the five ways to wellbeing.

Rembering Together, Scotland’s Covid Community Memorial

Remembering Together is a national programme of remembrance managed by Greenspace Scotland, bringing together communities and artists/creative practitioners in collective acts of reflection, remembrance, hope and healing.

An Introduction to the Nordoff Robbins approach to Music Therapy

Gain important insights into music therapy and those who pioneered it as you discover the vital skills of a music therapist.


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