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If you would like further information on mental health services in Tayside please download our links document For information on ChooseLife and Suicide prevention in Scotland.

Bipolar Scotland: The aims of Bipolar Fellowship Scotland are to provide information, support and advice for people affected by bipolar disorder/manic depression and all who care, to promote self-help throughout Scotland, to inform and educate about the illness and the organisation.

Combat Stress: Assist ex-servicemen and women suffering from stress-related mental illness. Also help with war pensions and appeals.

Depression Alliance Scotland: Offers many services including self help support groups, a telephone helpline, publications, training, awareness raising and campaigning.

Health Scotland Health Scotland was set up on 1 April 2003 as a Special Health Board in NHS Scotland and works at a national level to support organisations, policy-makers, communities and individuals to take action to improve health and reduce health inequalities across Scotland.

HUG: Highland User Group is a network of users of mental health services who live in the Highlands main aim is to improve the way users of mental health services, are treated by campaigning to improve the rights, services and treatments of people with mental health problems.

LifeSIGNS: A voluntary organisation that raises awareness about the syndrome of self injury in the UK and beyond.

Living Life to the Full: Offers free life skills training based on a CBT model for people with anxiety and depression.

Mental Health Foundation: Site provides information about mental health issues, the work of the Mental Health Foundation. Links to other resources on mental health in the UK and overseas.

Mental Health in the UK: The site was created to reform people's ideas about everyone who suffers from mental health problems by informing and enlightening with creativity, talent and imagination.

Mentality: A national charity dedicated solely to the promotion of mental health. They work with the public and private sector, user and survivor groups and voluntary agencies to promote the mental health of individuals, families, organisations and communities.

MIND: Mind is the leading mental health charity in England and Wales. Site has information on wide range of topics including depression, self harm and suicide.

Moodjuice ( is a site designed to offer information, advice to those experiencing troublesome thoughts, feelings and actions. There are also sections for addictions, carers and professionals and links to a vast number of local resources, websites and printable documents, including a lot of self-help resources.

Muslim Womans Helpline: The Muslim Women's Helpline aims to provide any Muslim girl or woman in a crisis with a free, confidential listening service and referral to Islamic consultants, plus practical help and information where required.

Muslim Youth Helpline: The Muslim Youth Helpline is a confidential helpline for young Muslims. Provides counselling and befriending services to youth in need.

National Schizophrenia Fellowship: National Schizophrenia Fellowship (Scotland) works to improve the wellbeing and quality of life of those affected by schizophrenia and other mental illness, including families and carers.

No Panic No Panic: No Panic is a charity whose aims are to aid the relief and rehabilitation of those people suffering from anxiety disorders.

Papyrus UK Papyrus UK: UK resources and support for those dealing with suicide, depression or distress particularly teenagers and young adults.

Penumbra Penumbra: Penumbra provides a range of person-centred support services for adults and young people.

R U OK? R U OK?: An interactive web site for all teenagers, addressing emotional health and well-being. Contains separate sections and links for parents and health professionals.

Rethink Rethink: A mental health resource for young people under stress or worried about their thoughts and feelings.

Saheliya: Saheliya: Black and minority ethnic women's mental health organisation in Edinburgh.

Scottish Association for Mental Health
Scottish Association for Mental Health: SAMH operates a range of services across Scotland for people with mental health problems. It also strives to influence public policy as it affects people with mental health problems.

Scottish Development Centre for Mental Health Scottish Development Centre for Mental Health: The Scottish Development Centre for Mental Health aims to improve mental health and well being for individuals and communities in Scotland and enhance services and supports for people with mental health problems by providing services that offer training, information sharing and learning, research and evaluation, support for change and development.

Survivors UK Survivors UK: Survivors UK supports and provides resources for men who have experienced any form of sexual violence.

Young Minds Young Minds: Young Minds is the national charity committed to improving the mental health of all children and young people (8-16 year olds). Also have a parent's information service.

Young Scotland in Mind Young Scotland in Mind: Young Scotland in Mind is led by Barnardo's and funded by HeadsUpScotland. This is a forum for voluntary sector and non-government organisations with the aim of improving the mental health and well-being of young people in Scotland.

Post Natal illness-Support and Help Association Post Natal illness-Support and Help Association: PostNatal illness-Support and Help Association was set up to help and support women and their families affected by postnatal illness. Moodjuice Moodjuice

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