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Building Resilience

When you know how to deal with tough times it can make them easier to handle. Taking care of ourselves helps us feel better after something stressful happens. We call this ability to bounce back ‘resilience’. To get better at handling these moments, we can try different things. 

On this page you can find factsheets, tips and information and organisations in West Lothian to help you build resilience. 

Let us know if you find these resources helpful. If you have any other suggestions for our self-help pages, please email westspace@health-in-mind.org.uk.

Tips and information

Here are some different tips and ideas on how to look after your wellbeing. 

Managing stress and building resilience from Mind

Mental resilience from Childrens Society

Bouncing back from life’s challenges

Organisations and services

Here is a list of UK wide organisations who can help.


Young Carers 



Mental Health Support For Young People from YoungMinds 

If you are looking for support in your area, please go to our service directory to find out what services and projects are available to you.

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