Help with your mental health

Information about mental health and available services.

What's mental health?

Your mental health affects the way you think, feel and behave.

The most common mental health problems are:

  • depression
  • panic attacks
  • severe stress
  • anxiety disorders

If you're worried about your mental health you should contact your doctor. Your doctor may prescribe you medication or direct you to the appropriate treatment or service.

More severe mental health problems may require specialist care and you may be referred to a mental health professional.

Bridges to well being

Bridges staff deliver short term psychological therapy and counselling for adults age 18 and over to help develop their coping skills and improve their mood.

Our Bridges team will to enable you to access self help material and develop relaxation techniques while having access to a qualified health professional.

They also run a variety of guided therapeutic groups, classes and one to one sessions.

Please note, this is not a crisis service. If you're having suicidal thoughts, please contact any of the following:

  • Your GP
  • NHS 24 on 111
  • The Samaritans on 116 123
  • Breathing Space on 0800 83 85 87

If you or anyone you know is in immediate danger, contact emergency services on 999.

How long do sessions run for?

Groups tend to meet for 2 hours per session while classes run between 10am to 4pm with breaks.

Please note, we promote confidentiality within all of our groups.

Where are sessions held?

Sessions alternate between Barrhead Health Centre and Eastwood Health Centre.

How much does it cost?

All sessions are free.

65 and over?

Bridges also offers interventions to individuals aged 65 and over.

How do I access the service?

You can be referred to our service by your GP or other health care professional or you can self refer using the form below.

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