Mental Health Information Station (NHS Lothian)

Availability : Edinburgh Wide

Who is this for?

  • People affected by mental health and wellbeing difficulties

Who provides this?

  • NHS Lothian

Description

The Mental Health Information Station is a one-stop-shop for anyone affected by mental health and wellbeing difficulties.

It provides a source of support, information and signposting. It is staffed by mental health specialists from the Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP), peer support workers, volunteers and third sector partners.

The service offers:

  • psychological self-help guides and resources
  • signposting to community groups/activities
  • standardised information on conditions and medication
  • information on support for carers

The service runs a telephone service and a in-person drop-in

How do I access this?

  • Drop-in

Is there a cost?

Free

Is there a waiting list?

No

Location information

  • Wheelchair access

Opening times

Telephone service
Thursdays, 9.30 am – 4.30 pm

Drop-in at Walpole Hall
Thursdays, 10.30 am – 3.00 pm

Contact Details

Katrina Campbell
Walpole Hall, Palmerston Place, (next to St Mary's Cathedral)Edinburgh, EH12 5AW

Social media:

Downloads


Mental Health Information Station 2021
(400.92 KB pdf)


Types of support on offer:

Drop-in
Information and advice
Support in person
Support on the phone

Type of services on offer:

Black and minority ethnic communities
Carers
Creative
Families
Healthy living
Learning, employability, volunteering
LGBTQ+
Loneliness/isolated groups
Long term conditions/disabilities
Men
Older people
Social groups
Substance use
Survivors of abuse
Women
Young people

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