Health and Well Being

Leaflets from organisations who may be able to helpIn conjunction with the school Guidance Team, the Library provides access to a range of leaflets on a number of topics including:

Self Harm

Depression

Bereavement

Alcohol and Drug Abuse

Phobias

Stress

Domestic Abuse

The following organisations may also be able to help.  

Organisation Website Who they are
Childline Scotland www.childline.org.uk Free 24 hour helpline for any young person with any problem
Penumbra www.penumbra.org.uk Scottish mental health organisation that provides a wide range of support services for young people including those who self harm
Scottish Association for Mental Health www.samh.org.uk Major voluntary organisation in Scotland working to promote mental health
NHS 24 www.nhs24.com 24 hour health service for Scotland
Breathing Space www.breathingspacescotland.co.uk Free confidential helpline which can help you when you are feeling down or distressed
Samaritans www.samaritans.org Volunteers give support to anyone feeling down or struggling to cope
National Self Harm Network www.nshn.co.uk Advice for those who are self harming
Choose Life www.chooselife.net Scotland's national strategy and action plan to prevent suicide in Scotland
The Compassionate Friends www.tcf.org.uk Advice and information for bereaved parents and their families
Winston's Wish www.winstonswish.org.uk Support for parents and carers of bereaved children
Steps for Stress www.stepsforstress.org Covers practical ways to deal with stress
Triumph over Phobia www.triumphoverphobia.com Aims to help sufferers of phobias, OCD and anxiety to overcome their fears
Respect Me www.respectme.org.uk Information and advice for those being bullied
BullyingUK www.bullying.co.uk Information and advice on bullying
Stonewall www.stonewall.org.uk Campaigns for the equality of gay, lesbian, bisexual and trans people across the UK

 

For further information on local support available on a wide variety of issues, try ALISS (A Local Information System for Scotland).  Funded by the Scottish Government, this is easy to use and provides links to thousands of local health and well being resources such as projects, community groups, organisations and charities which may be able to help you.

To search for information:

  1. Enter a search term for what you are looking for, for example Young Carers
  2. Add a location, for example Bishopbriggs 
  3. Add the radius (or distance) that you would find useful, for example 3 miles

This search would provide links to 131 results within a 3 mile radius of Bishopbriggs.  You can then click on any of the links to get further information on that resource.

Click on the logo to access ALISS.    (c) ALISS logo