COVID-19: Mental health and well-being

Information published on 15th June by PETAL.

PETAL is an acronym for "People Experiencing Trauma And Loss". It exists to support the families and friends of loved ones lost to murder, culpable homicide and suicide. The charity has worked with people affected by homicide and suicide throughout Scotland for over twenty-five years. During the coronavirus pandemic, additional funding has been awarded to extend the service to families bereaved by COVID19. Click on the button below to see more information about this service on the PETAL website.

PETAL website

Information published on 26th May by Citizens Advice Bureau.

Stirling District Citizens' Advice Bureau is offering a support service for people who are feeling isolated or lonely in the rural areas to the North and West of Stirling. View the document for further details.

Rural Isolation Support Service 

Information published on 20th May by Action in Mind.

action in mind

Time and Space – is a confidential response service for people struggling emotionally in response to the coronavirus and its impact on them and their families, and who would like to talk with someone about their anxieties and concerns, now and post Covid-19.

We especially want to reach out to people for whom the threat or experience of the coronavirus has affected their mental health in ways they could not have possibly imagined or experienced.

Whether it is about how you can better manage the current restrictions of lockdown and close confinement of your own home conditions, restricted or loss of physical contact with family and friends, worries about money and benefits because of threat of redundancy and loss of income – we can offer listening support and information about additional support services for you and your family.

Time and Space is for anyone sixteen years and over, living in Stirling and Clackmannanshire. We welcome self-referrals. All it takes is an email or telephone call to Action in Mind, as follows:

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Mobile: 07387 205441

Information published on 2nd April by Scottish Association for Mental Health.

It's always important to look after your mental health, but even more so at times like these when we are all faced with uncertainty and isolation.

The Scottish Association for Mental Health (SAMH) has a dedicated web page with resources to help people maintain good mental health during the ongoing pandemic, including blogs, guided meditation and a well-being assessment tool.

Scottish Association for Mental Health website

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