Anxiety and Depression Support Groups (Health in Mind)

Availability : Edinburgh Wide

Provided by: Health in Mind

Who is this for?

  • People aged 18 and over living with depression, low mood, stress or anxiety

Description

The Depression and Anxiety Support Group is a friendly peer-led support group open to any adults living with depression, low mood, stress or anxiety.

It offers the opportunity for confidential local support, contact with others in a similar situation and the opportunity for you to explore positive ways of coping with depression and anxiety.

Groups are being held both online and in person.

Both groups are offered on a drop-in basis with a limit of 10 people per group session.  We do this to make sure everyone has the opportunity to share and receive feedback, although there is no obligation to do so.

If you are a carer or support someone else with additional support needs, you are welcome to accompany the person to support their participation.

How do I access this?

  • Self referral

The group is offered as a drop-in group.  There are 10 spaces available plus two facilitators.  If more than 10 people arrive, there may not be spaces available.

If you have any questions about the group, please email edinburghselfhelp@health-in-mind.org.uk or call our main office on 0131 225 8508.

Is there a cost?

Free

Location information

  • Wheelchair access

Opening times

We host groups both online and in person on a drop-in basis.  We aim to offer both groups weekly on alternate Tuesdays and Wednesdays.  Please see below for times and dates available until the end of April 2024.

In-Person Group Details

The number of people who can attend each meeting is 10 plus the 2 facilitators.  The room can only hold 12 people maximum and there may not be spaces available if more than 10 people arrive.

Start time – 7:15pm

End time – 8:45pm

Address: Augustine United Church, 41 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1EL in Mull Room which is down the stairs/lift. Please press the Mull Room on the entry buzzer outside the church entrance.  Please do not arrive more than 5 minutes early as the facilitators need time to get set up.

MAY DATES:  Wednesday 1st, Tuesday 7th, Tuesday 21st, Wednesday 29th

JUNE DATES:  Tuesday 4th, Wednesday 12th, Tuesday 18th, Wednesday 26th

Online Group Details

Start time: 7pm

End time: 8:30pm

MAY DATES:  Wednesday 8th, Tuesday 14th, Wednesday 22nd, Tuesday 28th

JUNE DATES:  Wednesday 5th, Wednesday 19th, Tuesday 25th

Please email edinburghselfhelp@health-in-mind.org.uk for joining details for online groups or if you have any other questions about either group.

Contact Details

Health in Mind
40 Shandwick Place, Edinburgh, EH2 4RT

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Types of support on offer:

Drop-in
Online
Support from someone with similar experience
Support in person
Support with others

Type of services on offer:

Anxiety
Depression
Isolation
Loneliness
Long term conditions/disabilities
Low mood
Relationships and Family Life
Stress
Substance use

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