Counselling

Listed below are some organisations / support groups that provide information and advice about mental health.
Although the information was originally collected for use within the Linlithgow community we hope the list could be useful to others.

For further information on any of the organisations - just follow the website link/s or where there are no website links available email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Adoption UK

Charity providing support, community and advocacy for all those parenting or supporting children who cannot live with their birth parents. Connect adoptive families, provide information and signposting on a range of adoption-related issues.

Breathing Space 

Provides information and support for anyone in Scotland over the age of 16 experiencing low mood, depression or anxiety. Free, confidential, phone service. Advisors come from a range of mental health, counselling and social work backgrounds.

Brothers in Arms

Offering support to men in Scotland, of any age, who are down or in crisis and empower them to ask for help when they need it, without feeling a failure if they do. 

C.A.R.E. (Christian Action Research and Education) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Gives advice on counselling, provides helplines and campaigns on Christian ethics.

Chill out ZoneThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Counselling Service for Young People aged 12 –20 in West Lothian. For information about this service access West Lothian Council's website.

Christians Against Poverty (CAP)

A Christian charity that works through a network of local churches across the UK to give free help to anyone in debt. In addition to free debt help, there are job clubs, help to overcome a habit or dependency (release groups) and CAP Money Courses.

CrossReach 

Social care and support service by the Church of Scotland. Available to all people in Scotland.

 

Dove Christian Ministries

Scottish charity (formally Dove Christian Counselling) providing Biblically based non-judgmental counselling / ministry. For more information e-mail us at the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Health in Mind

A charity promoting positive mental health and wellbeing in Scotland. Provides a range of services and information to support people to make positive differences to their lives. These include: counselling and trauma counselling; befriending; guided self-help; support for people from minority ethnic communities; combating isolation; art therapy; outdoor conservation for greater wellbeing; suicide prevention; support with substance misuse.

Libertas Christian Counselling

The service is run in Linlithgow- telephone 01506 202514 for details

Missing PeopleThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Provide specialised support and help search for missing loved ones.

Pregnancy Choices Directory 

Links to local centres and helpline offering free and confidential, non-judgemental help. Confidential counselling that can help you with a range of free services including: pregnancy testing; pre and post abortion counselling; miscarriage & baby loss counselling; advice on benefits; free clothes & baby equipment; and more…

Quiet Waters This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Provides confidential counselling and support based on Christian insight and values for the people of Central Scotland. Available to all irrespective of faith, cultural background, ethnic origin, values or lifestyle. Was Crossline Central Charitable Trust.

Relationships Scotland This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Offers relationship counselling, family mediation, child contact centres and other forms of family support across Scotland. Supports individuals, couples and families experiencing relationship difficulties.

Samaritans - The  

Offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal.

StepChange Debt Charity

Free confidential advice and support for those with debt problems. Email available through website. Previously known as Consumer Credit Counselling Service (CCCS)

StepChange Debt Charity (Scotland) 

Free debt advice in Scotland - debt management and budgeting help ... free helpline, debt information and online Debt Remedy tool. 

Stop it Now! This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Information and guidance on how to protect children from sexual abuse. For those concerned about a child or young persons sexual behaviour in the real world or online. Also for those concerned of their own sexual behaviour towards children.

The Spark (formerly Scottish Marriage Care) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Voluntary organisation offering relationship counselling. Have local centres throughout Scotland. Relationship Helpline: Freephone 0808 802 2088