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Listed here are a number of Mental Health related organisations

  • Breathing Space A free, confidential phone and web based service for people in Scotland experiencing low mood, depression or anxiety.
  • Care Inspectorate The independent scrutiny and improvement body for care and children's services.
  • Forensic Network
  • Hands On Scotland Gives practical information, tools and activities to respond helpfully to troubling behaviour and to help children and young people to flourish.
  • Health Scotland provides information and resources to support health improvement practitioners and organisations working with us to improve Scotland's health and reduce inequalities.
  • Mental Health Foundation Brings together research, information and advice, service development and policy in one organisation.
  • Mental Health in Higher Education To enhance learning and teaching about mental health through increasing networking and the sharing of approaches across the disciplines in UK higher education.
  • Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland An independent organisation working to safeguard the rights and   welfare of everyone with a mental illness, learning disability or other mental disorder.
  • Support in Mind Scotland To improve the wellbeing and quality of life of people affected by serious mental illness.
  • NHS Scotland Training Guide Information on Mental Health Training Courses available to organisations.
  • Healthcare Improvement Scotland To help NHSScotland and independent healthcare providers deliver high quality, evidence-based, safe, effective and person-centred care; and to scrutinise services to provide public assurance about the quality and safety of that care.
  • Penumbra To promote mental health and wellbeing for all, PREVENT mental ill health for people who are 'at risk' and to support people with mental health problems.
  • Samaritans A 24 hour daily service for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which may lead to suicide.
  • Scottish Association for Mental Health (SAMH) to provide help, information and support, and, campaign on behalf of people with mental health problems.
  • Scottish Government Health Directorates The Scottish Government Health and Community Care is responsible for NHSScotland and for the development and implementation of health and community care policy.
  • Scotland's Health on the Web For information on NHS Scotland.
  • Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services To develop, and promote the use of, tools and techniques for embedding knowledge, evidence and innovation in practice.
  • Skills for Health The Sector Skills Council, for all health employers; NHS, independent and third sector.
  • Scottish Recovery Network An initiative designed to raise awareness of recovery from mental health problems.
  • Scottish Social Services Council To raise standards of practice, strengthen and support the workforce and increase the protection of people who use services.
  • Voices of Experience (VoX) A National Mental Health Service User Led organisation to ensure that service users get every opportunity to contribute positively to changes in the services that serve them and wider society.
  • Talking Mental Health Helps communicate difficult mental health and legal information with service users and carers.
  • NHS Inform A national health information service for the public in Scotland.