Phase 2 – Lockdown

As we now move into Phase 2 of Lockdown we have added some information from the Scottish Government which can be accessed by clicking the image below:

Coronavirus – Guidance

Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways. It’s caused by a virus called coronavirus. Guidance information can be found by clicking the image below:

Minister for Mental Health Visit

The Minister for Mental Health, Clare Haughey, came along to our football group on Friday 28th February to find out more about the great partnership work that has been going on and how this is making a real difference to peoples lives. It was great to see her on the day and we really appreciate…

Extra Support for Mental Health

People experiencing mental health problems, who come to the attention of the Police Scotland or Transport Police within Forth Valley, are now getting quicker access to direct care and treatment, which, in many cases, avoids the need for them to be taken to the Emergency Department in Forth Valley Royal Hospital for an assessment. Click…

Individual Placement and Support

SAMH’s Individual Placement and Support (IPS) Services support people with mental health problems to gain employment. Individual Placement and Support: Supports people with severe and enduring mental health problems to secure and sustain competitive employment. Is tailored to individuals specific needs. Is co-located with Community Mental Health Teams. Has better employment outcomes than other models….

Decider Skills – Coming Soon

The Decider Skills are based on Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy for which there is a wealth of evidence to support their efficacy at treating mental health problems. In order to make the skills more memorable and therefore more effective, each skill has been simplified, with a visual prompt, and each skill…

New – NHS Self Help Guides

NHS Forth Valley Health Promotion Service is pleased to announce access to a new digital bookshelf of self help guides for mental health and wellbeing where people can read, download, listen to an audio file or forward a guide to others.  The guides have been made available under license from Northumberland Tyne and Wear and…