Lothian Bipolar Self-help Group

Availability : Edinburgh Wide

Who is this for?

  • People aged 18 years old and over affected by bipolar and their carers

Who provides this?

  • Lothian Bipolar Self-help Group

Description

The Lothian Bipolar Self-help Group brings people together who want to provide information, peer support and self-management guidance to individuals affected by bipolar.

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.

The main group welcomes adults of all ages and meets at the Stafford Centre, 103 Broughton Street, Edinburgh, EH1 3RZ

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.


Types of support on offer:

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

Type of services on offer:

Carers
Long term conditions/disabilities
Men
Women

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