Anxiety and Depression Support Group (Health in Mind)

Availability : Edinburgh Wide

Who is this for?

  • People aged 16 and over living with depression, low mood, stress or anxiety

Who provides this?

  • Health in Mind


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.

Health in Mind will be limiting numbers attending the in-person sessions for the time being. Please pre-register to attend at by 3.00 pm on the day of the meeting you would like to attend. If you are not pre-registered to attend, you will not be able to attend the session.

How do I access this?

  • Drop-in
  • Self-referrals
  • Referrals by third parties

If you would like to join any of the groups, please email by 3.00 pm on the day of the meeting you would like to attend.

Is there a cost?


Is there a waiting list?


Location information

  • Wheelchair access

Opening times

In-person groups

Location: Augustine United Church, 41 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1EL
Time: 7.30 to 8.30 pm
Dates: Alternate Mondays 2, 16 and 30 August; 13 and 27 September

Location: Nicholson Square Events (formally known as Edinburgh Methodist Church) 25 Nicolson Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9BX
Time: 7.15 to 8.45 pm
Dates: Alternate Tuesdays, 7 and 21 September

Online groups

Time: 7.00 to 8.30 pm
Date: Alternate Tuesdays, 3, 17 and 31 August; 14 and 28 September

Time: 7.00 to 8.30 pm
Date: Alternate Mondays, 9 and 23 August; 6 and 21 September

Contact Details

Hayley Chandler
40 Shandwick Place, Edinburgh EH2 4RT

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Type of support on offer:

Support from someone with similar experience
Support with others


Black and minority ethnic communities
Loneliness/isolated groups
Long term conditions/disabilities
Older people
Substance use
Survivors of abuse
Young people

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