Lothian Bipolar 18-30 Self-help Group

Availability : Edinburgh Wide

Who is this for?

  • People aged between 18 to 30 years old and affected by bipolar

Who provides this?

  • Lothian Bipolar Self-help Group

Description

The 18 to 30 group is part of the wider Lothian Bipolar Self-help Group that aims to bring people together who want to provide information, peer support and self-management guidance. Group members have their own experience of bipolar and help each other to stay well.

Members meet regularly in friendly and supportive environments, learning about the condition, investigating new treatments, sharing life stories, doing fun things like meeting for coffee, cinema trips and attending ice hockey matches. Carers and friends/family are also very welcome – they play an important role in helping maintain wellbeing. The group’s website provides information about bipolar and links to helpful information sources.

During the COVID-19 lockdown, online meetings are being offered.

How do I access this?

  • Self-referrals

Is there a cost?

Free

Is there a waiting list?

No

Location information

  • Public parking available

Opening times

You can see all up-to-date dates and times on the website.


Type of support on offer:

Information and advice
Online
Support from someone with similar experience
Support in person
Support on the phone
Support with others

Categories:

Carers
Long term conditions/disabilities
Men
Women

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