Specific Anytime Support

National helplines, mobile and online tools managed in Moray and beyond. Provides anonymous support for motivated individuals at flexible times.

  • Support level – None/low
  • Access – Open
  • Speed – Immediate
  • Identity – Anonymous
  • Required insight & autonomy (ability to act independently) – Medium

The list below is a just a sample of available tools. These have strong evidence to show they are effective, are delivered by reliable organisations and are linked in some way to Moray services.

Other resources & life challenge specific information: There are many specific services and supports in Moray and nationally.  Relationships, bereavement, caring for family, debt, young people, counselling, bullying and abuse, alcohol and drugs, identity, workplace wellbeing – Topics such as these are often linked to mental health, there are many options and navigating these can require research and support. See further links at the bottom of this page.

 

Living Life to The Full

Workbooks available from Moray Libraries and Healthpoint

Website: llttf.com

Workshops: 8-week group course available via the Moray Wellbeing Hub Wellness College

This CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) based tool is available in a number of formats. Registering via the website enables access to an online version of the course for free.

 

Living Life

Tel: 0800 328 9655

Website: www.breathingspace.scot/living-life

Talking therapies over the phone. When you first phone Living Life you will be asked for your name, your contact details, the reason you phoned. At this point, you may be offered an assessment appointment or placed on our waiting list. Following an assessment appointment, you will be offered a series of telephone support sessions with a self-help coach or therapist.

 

Moray Libraries – Health Matters / Healthy Reading List

Tel: 01343 562600 (Elgin Library)

Website: Mental Health Matters Special Collection

Visit in person or online, or call your local library for information on their specialist reading collections for mental health and other related topics. Moray libraries also provide free access to the internet and support to help get you online. Books can be searched for and reserved using their online services.

 

Breathing Space

Tel: 0800 83 85 87

Website: www.breathingspace.scot

Breathing Space is a free, confidential phone and web-based service for people in Scotland experiencing low mood, depression or anxiety. They are there in times of difficulty to provide a safe and supportive space by listening, offering advice and giving information.  Lines are open 6pm – 2am Mon to Thu and 24hrs at weekends (From 6pm Fri to 6am on Mon). Our webchat service is available Monday to Friday – 6pm to 2am, Saturday and Sunday – 4pm to midnight.

 

The Samaritans

Tel: 116 123

Email: jo@samaritans.org

Website: www.samaritans.org

The Samaritans service is available 24 hours a day for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which may lead to suicide.

 

NHS 24

Tel: 111

Website: www.nhs24.scot

NHS 24 provides urgent care advice day or night. If you’re feeling overwhelmed or need mental health support you can call NHS 24 on 111. NHS 24’s Mental Health Hub is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

 

NHS inform

Website: www.nhsinform.scot/mentalhealth

NHS inform is Scotland’s health information service. You can learn more about mental wellbeing, mental health conditions or explore a range of self-help guides.

Further resources & support to navigate specific issues:

These are examples of support in Moray and nationally that can help you navigate options.