When someone in a family is experiencing mental health difficulties, it can be hard to know what to do. It can have a knock-on effect on other members of the family, which can cause anxiety, stress and conflict.
Here you can find organisations, tips and ideas, videos, podcasts, and services in Edinburgh that can support you and your family’s mental health and wellbeing.
Support for families information pages on the City of Edinburgh Council’s website.
Anna Freud‘s resources for parents and carers includes advice and guidance on how to support a child and/or young person who is experiencing mental health difficulties. Topics include:
Young Mind‘s resources for parents on mental health and wellbeing topics such as:
MindEd for Families is an online learning resource about mental health for families (this organisation is based in England)
Scottish Centre of Conflict Resolution (SCCR) has resources for parents, carers, young people and professionals on managing conflict in your home:
Tips and information
Family self-care plan
Useful pages on iThrive Edinburgh
Here are several pages on iThrive Edinburgh that can support you and your family’s mental health and wellbeing:
If you are looking for local support, please go to our service directory to find out what services and projects are available to you.