Self-help


Try and take a moment to recognise and be proud of the positive steps you’re taking to explore things that you can do to improve your mental health and wellbeing.


If you’re experiencing low mood, anxiety, or stress in your life, looking into self-help activities and ideas might be the right option for you. There are many different things in life that can impact your mental health and wellbeing such as your lifestyle, work, relationships, and past experiences.

This section will help you understand different mental health difficulties and how they can impact people in a range of ways. Additionally, you can find resources to help manage your symptoms and guide you to different activities and techniques to help you thrive.


Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)

Guides and resources

Helplines

Information about mental health difficulties

Online support

Tips and information to boost mental health and wellbeing

Your rights and accessing support


Disclaimer

The iThrive Edinburgh self-help section provides information and ideas, not advice. It is not in any way an alternative to specific advice and support from a mental health professional.


Looking for self-help information

If you’re experiencing low mood, anxiety, or stress in your life, looking into self-help activities and ideas might be the right option for you.