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Community Links Worker
The key role of the Community Link Worker is to improve health and wellbeing and enable people to live well through strengthening connections to non-clinical community resources. Links workers can help support you with issues like mental health problems, stress, housing issues, finance/debt, domestic abuse, self esteem, relationship issues, loneliness and benefits issues. If would like to be referred to our Community Links Worker please contact reception or speak to your GP.
Eastspace is East Lothian’s online source of mental health and wellbeing information. Patients can find information on local services, self help materials and local news and events.
NHS inform provides advice on guidance on all aspects of medical care in NHS Scotland from self help to registering with a GP or Dentist to service directories.
Street Fit Scotland
Street fit Scotland is a not for profit Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation/Social Enterprise. Our programme provides a route back into the community, a way of re-integrating back into society supporting to become active citizens.
Vitamin B12 or folate deficiency anaemia
Vitamin B12 or B9 (commonly called folate) deficiency anaemia occurs when a lack of vitamin B12 or folate causes the body to produce abnormally large red blood cells that can't function properly.
SAM (Self Help for Anxiety Management) (Age 12 yrs +)
This app provides self-help techniques to help manage overall anxiety. Track anxiety levels, triggers, and build a personal tool kit in the app. It also provides interactive guidance for practicing self-help and a closed social community to engage with others. If you’re looking for holistic snapshot of your anxiety and how to cope with it, this may be the app for you.
Headspace (age 12yrs+)
Meditation app. Learn to relax. 10mins free for 10 days then small subscription.
Safespot (age 6-12 yrs)
Downloadable app (android and IOS) developed by a child psychiatrist who used to work in FV. Promotes mental wellbeing by teaching coping skills.
By sharing people’s real-life experiences, healthtalk.org provides free, reliable information about health issues. You can watch people share their stories about cancer, autism, motor-neurone disease, pregnancy, drugs, depression and much more.
Humankind create services and support to meet people’s complex health and social needs, helping them to build healthier lives that have meaning and value for themselves and their families. They support local people to create stronger, better-connected communities.
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