Prescribe Culture (University of Edinburgh Museums)

Availability : Edinburgh Wide

Who is this for?

  • People aged 18 years old and over


Prescribe Culture is a heritage-based, non-clinical initiative developed to support those needing help with mental wellbeing.

Prescribe Culture offers an early intervention option for anyone, 18+, living in Edinburgh who feels they may benefit and can identify with one or more of the inclusion listings. Programme 6 is a series of 6 x 90 minute sessions, facilitated by heritage engagement professionals, designed to support individuals struggling with their mental health because of loneliness, isolation, anxiety, depressive symptoms, stress, etc.

Programme 6 accepts self-referrals and referrals from a broad spectrum of health, and welfare related professionals, e.g. GPs, Community Link Workers, Counselling Services, Social Workers, Community Mental Health Services, University Wellbeing Advisors, etc.

Is there a cost?


Location information

  • Wheelchair access – various per semester but will include St Cecilia’s Hall and Music Museum and the UCreate Makerspace, alongside delivery partner venues such as the National Library of Scotland.

Opening times


Types of support on offer:

Support with others

Type of services on offer:

Eating disorders
Healthy living
Self confidence

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