For more help or information, try the links below. A fuller directory of regional services and organisations can also be found at edspace for the Edinburgh region, midspace for Midlothian or eastspace for Eastlothian.


Volunteer Organisations

Volunteer Centre, Edinburgh:

Volunteer Development Scotland:

Edinburgh Voluntary Organisation Council:

Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations:

Midlothian Voluntary Action (MVA):


Mental Health Organisations and Info

The Mental Health Foundation:

Scottish Association for Mental Health:

See Me Campaign:

National Programme for Improving Mental Health and Well-being:

Health Education Board for Scotland:

The British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy:

Health Scotland:

Open Secret:

Survivor Scotland:

Moira Anderson Foundation:

Talking Mental Health:

Young Scotland in Mind:


Helpful organisations and phonelines


Shaw Trust:

Citizens Advice Bureaux Scotland:

Disability Rights Commission, Scotland:

Mental Welfare Commission, Scotland:

Scottish Human Rights Commission:

Joined up for Jobs:




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September 2017


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