Mental Health

If you think you or your relative suffers from a major mental health ilness please consult one the GPs for help and advice.

You can also get a range of information regarding mental health issues from the following website.Just go to A-Z list to find the problem you need information:

(Please click on the areas highlighted in blue colour to enter the related website)

Mental Health Foundation   or   Elament (Lanarkshire source) 

Beating the Blues Ref form   Beating the Blues Patient info leaflet

Family Support

If you want to speak about family issues,relationship problems,or parental seperation and giving support to children please contact 01698421333 or click on this link :

Family Support Partnership Lanarkshire 

Mental Health For children    information about CAMHS

Urgently needing help:

NHS24 : 111

Breathing space 0800 83 85 87 (evenings and weekends)

Parentline Scotland :

Samaritans : 01698 42 94 11 or 08457 90 90 90 (24hrs)


If you suffer from anger and needing help you can get useful information from the following website:

The British Association of Anger Management runs weekend and evening courses for people who want help dealing with their own anger and for people who work with those who have difficulties with their anger.


You can also download this helpful leaflet:  Anger management(self-help guide) 


Talking therapies:

Lanarkshire Stress Control classes - Click on the below link :

Stress Control Classes 2015

more information about stress control classes:

0300 303 0447

CBT helpline(Living Life) is a free telephone service available to anyone over the age of 16 who is suffering from low mood, mild to moderate depression and/or anxiety. This is a NHS service and you can phone, confidential phone line on :

0800 328 9655 (Mon-Fri 1pm to 9pm)

Relate:  can help people talk through relationship difficulties, whether they are married, living together, in a same-sex relationship, separated, divorced or single. There is a fee for Relate counselling.

The Samaritans:   provides confidential emotional support, 24 hours a day for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which may lead to suicide. You don't have to be suicidal to call us. We are here for you if you're worried about something, feel upset or confused, or you just want to talk to someone. 

phone: 08457 90 90 90 (UK)

Breathing Space 
Breathing Space is a free, confidential phone line you can call when you're feeling down. You might be worried about something - money, work, relationships, exams - or maybe you're just feeling fed up and can't put your finger on why. 

Phone:0800 83 85 87
Anxiety UK  National charity established in 1970 to provide support and services to those suffering from all anxiety disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder, generalised anxiety disorder, panic attacks, social phobia, simple phobia, phobia and tranquiliser issues. 
Phone:08444 775 774

Alcohol Problem-Drug Problem

If you suffer from alcohol problem and looking for help you can contact Liber 8 , a service based at Blantyre.

Liber 8

Tel:01698 825114

New Self-Referral system: You can now self-refer yourself to the addiction team for drug or alcohol issues,please fill the following form and send it to the address provided:

Lanarkshire Alcohol&Drug Services


Sleep problems

Sleep Scotland :  A charity providing support to families of children and young people with additional support needs and severe sleep problems.  Phone: 0131 651 1392

The Sleep Council :  Whether you're looking for information on choosing a mattress, buying a bed, or want tips for a better night's sleep. The Sleep Council promotes the benefits to health and wellbeing of a good night's sleep and the importance of buying a good bed. Phone:0845 058 4595
For self-help information regarding sleep problem you can download a leaflet her:Sleep problems(self-help guide)

Other Helpful Resources

Living life to the Full :   Living Life to the Full is an online life skills course made up of several different modules designed to help develop key skills and tackle some of the problems we all face from time to time. 

Mood Juice :informations regarding Anger,Panic,Assertiveness,Anxiety,Stress,Chronic pain, Bereavement,Phobias,Depression,Post traumatic Stress ,Obsession and Compulsion ,Sleep problems ,Shyness ,Addiction ,Carers Support ,or feel in Crisis.


Cruse bereavement services

Cruse provides bereavement counselling support,friendship group for bereaved people,newly bereaved support group,and advice and information.


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