Shout – Mental Health Support

Shout 85258 is a free, confidential, 24/7 text messaging support service for anyone who is struggling to cope. Their trained volunteers are there for you 24/7 to listen and support you to get to a calmer and safe place. Shout is an anonymous service for anyone in the UK. It won’t appear on your phone…

Just Ask A Question

JAAQ is a free website for anyone to ask leading mental health professionals and people with experience, questions about different topics.This is a revolutionary way for people to have access to experts; through the power of conversation. Whether it’s for yourself, wanting to support someone you know, or you’re just curious to understand better, JAAQ…

How to Save a Life

Scottish Drugs Forum has now launched the How to Save a Life campaign #StopTheDeaths. Globally, around 150,000 people die due to drug overdose each year. In 2020, 1,339 people in Scotland died from a drug overdose. This is the seventh year in a row where there has been a record number of drug overdose deaths….

Joint Dementia Initiative

Joint Dementia Initiative, Dollar Park, Falkirk Are you thinking of doing something different, looking for a change? We are currently looking for Adult Placement Carers to support within Falkirk Area. “Home from Home” – is where a group of 4 – 5 people with dementia meet together in an ordinary domestic home for the day…

It’s Ok to Ask

“It’s Ok to Ask ” is a new NHS Scotland national campaign. It is intended to encourage people to ask questions during their healthcare appointments. As when you understand what’s going on with your health, you can make better decisions around your care and treatment. It’s important to know what’s going on with your own…

Falkirk HSCP – New Social Channels

Falkirk Health and Social Care Partnership is now on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to share updates on health and social care integration. The Partnership is responsible for planning, resourcing & operational oversight of Falkirk’s health & social care services. Its Integration Joint Board is made up of representatives from Falkirk Council, NHS Forth Valley, the…

Current Service Delivery

Our staff are currently maintaining phone contact (including video calls) with all our service users and facilitating small community based groups or planning in one to one meetings, dependent on Falkirk Council and government guidelines. You can find out more about our current support on our Groups & Support Page. Staff can be contacted between…

Positive Work During Covid

Historically our service users had a building to come to meet, a place where they felt safe and met and socialised with others who had severe and enduring mental health issues. It has often been said that real growth begins by stepping out of your comfort zone and when the UK went into lockdown due…

Covid-19 Local Protection Levels

Living Safely with Covid The Scottish Government is now looking at a new staged approach to easing protective measures will help Scotland manage and recover from the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. In a statement to Parliament, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon confirmed the details of the updated Strategic Framework to manage COVID-19 primarily through public health…

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: