Mental Health Resource

Mental health information and free self-help resources

Victoria Practice Patient Resource Portal List of mental health resources available within Edinburgh

Royal College of Psychiatrists
Up-to-date information, wide range of printable leaflets & resources on website.


HelpGuide (info - including Burnout, Separation, Bullying, Anger)
Mental health information leaflets available in many different languages

iThrive Edinburgh
Edinburgh based - mental health information & local resources

Living Life to the Full
Online version of CBT based self help materials, relaxation sound & modules

Mood juice
self-help information on depression, anxiety, stress, panic and sleep problems

Mindfulness. Finding Peace in a Frantic World. Mark Williams Book & CD Guided meditations

Feeling Good APP (Free):
My app username: edinchpdm
My app password : positive

Useful Telephone Numbers for support

NHS 24    111 (select option 1)    24 hour helpline including for children and young people

MHAS (mental health assessment service)    0131 537 6463    24hrs at Royal Edinburgh Hospital

Edinburgh Crisis Centre    0808 801 0414    24 hour helpline 

Samaritans    08457 90 90 90    24hrs crises helpline 

Breathing Space    0800 83 85 87 

Women’s Aid    0800 027 1234 or 0131 315 8110 

Victim Support    0845 603 9213

Counselling and Support Agencies

NE Edinburgh Counselling Service   Tel: 0131 557 4478
31 Haddington Place (on Leith Walk) EH7 4AG Counselling helps you to explore & understand your feelings and difficulties, enabling you to make changes and cope better.

Health in Mind   Tel: 0131 225 8508 40 Shandwick Place
Resource Centre; Stress Control Classes x6 CBT based; a befriending scheme; an OCD support group; counselling for adult survivors of sexual abuse; support for black and minority ethnic men.

Mental Health Information Station = Drop in = Thursdays 11am–3pm Advice, guidance, info & coffee
For anyone affected by mental health issues. Walpole Hall St Mary’s Cathedral Palmerston Place EH12 54W

Living Life – NHS Telephone service: 0800328 9655 Guided self-help or CBT: to help if feel low or anxious

Saheliya Ethnic Minority Women’s Support   556-9302

CRUSE Bereavement counselling   229-6275 3 Rutland Sq

Vocal Counselling & support for Carers   622-6666 8-13 Johnstone Terrace

LGBT Counselling – for lesbian gay bisexual or transgender   523 1100

ELCA Alcohol   337-81886

The Recovery Hub - Drug or alcohol problems – drop in daily at 5 Links Place EH6 7EZ Tel 554 7516

Relationship counselling   556-1527 9a Dundas St

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