Living with mental health issues
Anyone can be affected by mental health issues and it is estimated that one in four people in Scotland will experience a mental health problem at some point in their lives.
We may be able to help you if you need support as a result of mental health problems and are already receiving support as an in-patient at the Royal Edinburgh Hospital, from a Community Mental Health team or Intensive Home Treatment team.
We can provide the following support:
Housing issues and welfare benefits
Leisure options including short breaks
Respite for carers
Wellness recovery action plans
We will work with you to promote recovery and help to support you access services best suited to your needs.
If you need some advice on managing your mental health, please contact us on:
0131 536 3371
If you need help urgently, you should contact your GP. If you do not have a GP, or your GP is not available, you should contact the Mental Health Assessment Service on their 24-hour phone line.
For urgent mental health support, please contact Mental Health Assessment Service on:
This is an emergency assessment service based at the Royal Edinburgh Hospital and the Royal Infirmary Edinburgh.