Useful Links for Couples & Individuals

Bereavement | Domestic Violence | Financial | Health and Wellbeing | Sexual Health | Sexuality | Legal

Bereavement

Scottish Care and Information on Miscarriage
Charity managed by people who have, themselves, suffered loss in pregnancy.

Cruse Bereavement Care Scotland
Providing face-to-face and group support after the death of someone close.
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Domestic Violence

Scottish Women’s Aid
Confidential information and support for those affected by domestic abuse.

Abused Men in Scotland
Confidential information and support for men surviving domestic abuse.
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Financial

Money Advice Service
Free and unbiased money advice available online, over the phone and face-to-face.

Money Saving Expert
A website dedicated to cutting your bills.

Shelter Scotland
Advice about housing and associated issues.
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Health and Wellbeing

Breathing Space
A free, confidential, phone and web-based service for people in Scotland experiencing low mood, depression or anxiety.

Choose Life
The national strategy and action plan to prevent suicide in Scotland.

• COSCA
Scotland’s professional body for Counselling & Psychotherapy.

• Counselling Directory
A directory of counsellors and psychotherapist who are members of a recognised professional body.

Health In Mind
An extensive range of services for people experiencing mental health difficulties.

Healthy Working Lives
Helping employers create a safer, healthier and more motivated workforce.

Know the Score
Scotland’s drugs information gateway with information on drugs and the effects of drug misuse.

Living Life To The Full
General advice to help you live life to the full.

NHS Suicide Prevention
Advice for improving your mental health.

Samaritans
Available 24 hours a day to provide confidential emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress, despair or suicidal thoughts.

Scottish Recovery Network
An initiative designed to raise awareness and promote the issue of recovery from serious and long-term mental health problems.

See Me…
Scotland’s national campaign to end the stigma and discrimination against mental ill-health.

Steps for Stress
The Scottish Government’s website for dealing with stress.

Well Scotland
The national mental health improvement website for Scotland.
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Sexual Health

Family Planning Association
Help and information about contraception and sexual health.

Brook
The country’s largest young people’s sexual health charity.
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Sexuality

Stonewall
Lesbian, gay and bisexual rights charity.

Equality Network
The Equality Network works for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) equality and
human rights in Scotland.
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Legal

Calm Scotland
Mediation service provided by experienced family lawyers for those in any stage of separation or divorce.

Citizen’s Advice Bureau
Legal advice for living together, getting married or entering a civil partnership.

Citizens Advice Scotland
Providing free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities.
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