Post-Natal Depression

Wellbeing HUB Livingston

01506 524408

Lothian and West Lothian NHS mental health service. This is the first port of call for all depression, anxiety, stress, anger management, bereavement and relationship problems. GP referral is not required and you can simply phone the number above.

Breathing Space

A Scottish NHS service providing immediately accessible telephone support for low mood, depression and anxiety 24 hours a day Friday – Sunday and from 6pm – 2pm weekdays.

Phone – 0800 83 85 87

Living Life

An NHS CBT service by Breathing Space (above) for low mood, depression and anxiety. Up to 9 telephone sessions with a therapist.

Phone – 0800 328 9655

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Online Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

CBT is a proven treatment for mental health problems which analyses the way you think about things and the way that these thoughts affect the way you behave. NHS Lothian has a number of online CBT services that your GP can refer you for or you can self refer to.

Living Life to the Full

An excellent and free online CBT course with a wealth of mental health ebooks.

Beating the Blues

The NHS Lothian CBT course for anxiety and depression. Requires GP referral. Please ask. GPs: Found under ‘Royal Edinburgh’ in Sci Gateway

Apps for Mental Health

There are numerous excellent, free apps available to help with stress, anxiety and depression. The NHS has tested many of them and compiled a recommended list.

Recommended Reading

Reading about a condition helps improve understanding, perceptions and behavioural change.

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