Peer Support and Befriending
People are supported to build confidence, meet new people and connect into local groups and activities.
This can include:
- increased social inclusion through increased community engagement
- increased self-confidence and self-esteem
- improved social skills
- increased ability to self-manage
Support and Development Workers recruit, train and support peers and volunteers as well as supporting those using the service. They also enable and support peer groups in the wider community.
You can self-refer or be referred by someone else. More information is available on the Health in Mind website.
Phone Number: 01506 637572
Intended Client Groups:
- People Experiencing Mental Health Difficulties
This service accepts direct self referrals.
Provider's Name: Health in Mind
Health in Mind has been promoting positive mental health and wellbeing in Scotland since 1982. They do this by providing a wide range of services to support people and enable them to make a positive difference in their lives. Individuals can approach Health in Mind directly, or be referred to their services by GP or another healthcare professional.