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Anorexia & Bulimia Care

Anorexia and Bulimia Care (ABC) is a national UK eating disorders organisation with over 30 years of experience. Their Befriending Service provides personal support by linking people who are struggling with an eating disorder with those who are recovered. Volunteer Befrienders provide a weekly telephone call for approximately 6 months in order that a supportive relationship can be formed. The Befriending Service is designed to try and reduce feelings of isolation, to offer hope and to encourage ...

Anorexia and Bulimia Care (ABC) is a national UK eating disorders organisation with over 30 years of experience.
Their Befriending Service provides personal support by linking people who are struggling with an eating disorder with those who are recovered.
Volunteer Befrienders provide a weekly telephone call for approximately 6 months in order that a supportive relationship can be formed. The Befriending Service is designed to try and reduce feelings of isolation, to offer hope and to encourage ...

Time to Talk Day

It’s Time to Talk Day on Thursday 6 Feb and it's a chance for all of us to be more open about mental health – to talk, to listen, to change lives. Last year over 300 workplaces, schools universities, football teams, youth clubs (and more) took part all over Scotland. Join See Me and the Scottish National Portrait Gallery in Edinburgh from 11am-2pm this Time to Talk Day (6th Feb) for a day of music, mental health and art.  

It’s Time to Talk Day on Thursday 6 Feb and it's a chance for all of us to be more open about mental health – to talk, to listen, to change lives.
Last year over 300 workplaces, schools universities, football teams, youth clubs (and more) took part all over Scotland.
Join See Me and the Scottish National Portrait Gallery in Edinburgh from 11am-2pm this Time to Talk Day (6th Feb) for a day of music, mental health and art.
 

Tackling mental wellbeing

This Breathing Space Day take some time for your mental health. That's the message from GHA Rugby Club U18s squad who feature in a new video encouraging people in Scotland to look after their mental wellbeing. The young players give their top tips on how to de-stress and explain how working with Breathing Space has helped to raise awareness about the importance of opening up when you're feeling down.                        

This Breathing Space Day take some time for your mental health.
That's the message from GHA Rugby Club U18s squad who feature in a new video encouraging people in Scotland to look after their mental wellbeing.
The young players give their top tips on how to de-stress and explain how working with Breathing Space has helped to raise awareness about the importance of opening up when you're feeling down.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

National Breathing Space Day

What is Breathing Space Day? It's a day in the health calendar which  encourages us to take some time out for our mental wellbeing. Whether it's going for a walk, having a coffee with friends, or reading a good book, taking some time out to relax can help our mental health. When we're feeling stressed, muscles can become tight and tense. Other common signs of stress include being unable to concentrate, irritability, restlessness and not being able to sleep. It's important to take steps to relax ...

What is Breathing Space Day? It's a day in the health calendar which  encourages us to take some time out for our mental wellbeing.
Whether it's going for a walk, having a coffee with friends, or reading a good book, taking some time out to relax can help our mental health.
When we're feeling stressed, muscles can become tight and tense. Other common signs of stress include being unable to concentrate, irritability, restlessness and not being able to sleep.
It's important to take steps to relax ...

Vale of Leven FC team up with Breathing Space

Breathing Space visited Vale of Leven FC, where the team received a mental wellbeing talk from Tony McLaren, Breathing Space National Coordinator. Tony said: "It was great to see the players again and talk about the support which is available from Breathing Space for anyone going through a difficult time. Being open and talking with friends, family or a helpline if you're feeling low, is one good way to help your mental health. Playing football and other forms of physical activity can also help ...

Breathing Space visited Vale of Leven FC, where the team received a mental wellbeing talk from Tony McLaren, Breathing Space National Coordinator.
Tony said:
"It was great to see the players again and talk about the support which is available from Breathing Space for anyone going through a difficult time. Being open and talking with friends, family or a helpline if you're feeling low, is one good way to help your mental health.
Playing football and other forms of physical activity can also help ...