Useful Services for Juno Peer Support group members

EMERGENCY SERVICES 

Police, Fire, Ambulance: 999

NHS 24: 111

EMERGENCY MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT

Mental Health Assessment Service (MHAS): 0131 5376000

Edinburgh Crisis Centre 24/7: 0808 8010414, or text 07974429075

Social Care Direct (emergency social work out of hours): 0800 731 6969 / 0131 2002324

CRISIS SUPPORT HELPLINES

Edinburgh Samaritans: 0131 2219999 / 116123 (free) / 08457 909090 or text 07725909090

Saneline: 0300 3047000 / 08457 678000

Shout text-line: 85258 (Emotional Crisis support 24/7) https://www.giveusashout.org/

Breathing Space (Mon-Thurs 6pm-2am, Fri 6pm til Mon 6am): 0800 838587

CALM Helpline: 0800 58 58 58 (5PM til Midnight, 365 days of the year)

Papyrus HOPEline 10am-10pm weekdays (for under 35s experiencing thoughts of suicide and self harm): 0800 0684141

Penumbra Edinburgh Self Harm Project: 0131 2296262

PERINATAL MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT & SERVICES

Crossreach (counselling on a donation basis): 0131 5387288 (perinatal service), 0131 2203547 (PND Centre Palmerston Place), 0131 4544315 (PND Centre Portobello). https://www.crossreach.org.uk/find-service/adults/counselling-for-adults/perinatal-counselling-and-therapy

Pregnancy Counselling & Care: 0131 5572060 / 07904499320 https://www.counsellingandcare.co.uk

Pregnancy and Parents Centre, 10 Lower Gilmore Place, Edinburgh, EH3 9NY. (Therapies, counselling) 0131 229 3667  info@pregnancyandparents.org.uk 

APNI (Association for Post Natal Illness): https://apni.org

Action on Postpartum Psychosis: http://www.app-network.org/peer-support/

Aberlour Children’s Trust (befriending service for women in East Lothian): https://www.aberlour.org.uk/services/bumps/

Pregnancy Sickness Support: https://www.pregnancysicknesssupport.org.uk

ARC Antenatal Results & Choices: https://www.arc-uk.org

PND & Me: Peer support via Twitter, Wednesday 8pm til 9pm https://mobile.twitter.com/pndandme

Pop-up Pregnancy & Postnatal Support via Facebook: https://m.facebook.com/groups/3366834183333315

PERINATAL TRAUMA SUPPORT

Birth Trauma Association – charity supporting women who have experienced birth trauma https://birthtraumaassociation.org.uk   Parents Peer Support via Facebook https://m.facebook.com/groups/52018411070?group_view_referrer=profile_browser

Make Birth Better – campaigning to make birth better and raise awareness of birth trauma https://www.makebirthbetter.org

PTSD UK – website information for anyone living with PTSD https://www.ptsduk.org

General info for Trauma & PTSD in Edinburgh: https://apps.nhslothian.scot/refhelp/MentalHealthAdult/TraumaPTSDAdults

Bliss (email support for premature or sick babies): https://www.bliss.org.uk/parents/support/emotional-support/email-support

Unfold your wings http://www.unfoldyourwings.co.uk

PREGNANCY SUPPORT AFTER MISCARRIAGE AND BABY LOSS

Held In Our Hearts (SANDS Lothian) – pregnancy support after miscarriage and baby loss: https://heldinourhearts.org.uk/subsequent-pregnancy-support/

Miscarriage Association – pregnancy after miscarriage:

https://www.miscarriageassociation.org.uk/your-feelings/pregnancyaftermiscarriage/

Tommy’s – pregnancy after loss:

https://www.tommys.org/pregnancy-information/pregnancy-complications/pregnancy-loss/miscarriage/miscarriage-support/trying/how-i-coped-anxiety-pregnancy-after-loss

Scottish Cot Death Trust – Next Infant Support Programme, Pregnancy after cot death: https://scottishcotdeathtrust.org/nisp/

BREASTFEEDING SUPPORT 

NHS Breastfeeding Support https://services.nhslothian.scot/feedingyourbaby/Pages/Breastfeeding.aspx

National Breastfeeding Helpline: open from 9.30am-9.30pm every day, 0300 100 0212.  

Breastfeeding Network: 0300 1000212

La Leche League Edinburgh: 0131 3362641. Or National 24 hour breastfeeding helpline 0845 1202918. 

Lothian Breastfeeding Buddies: https://www.nct.org.uk/events/edinburgh/lothian-breastfeeding-buddies-gate-55-currently-run-zoom

SLEEP SUPPORT

Sleep Clinic (difficulty with child’s sleep) every 2 weeks on a Wednesday 9am til 12pm at Granton Early Years Centre. Appointments (June or Anna): 0131 5524808 / 07932088615

Sleep Scotland: 0131 6511392 / enquiries@sleepscotland.org 

https://www.sleepscotland.org

Cry-sis support for crying or sleepless babies https://www.cry-sis.org.uk

SUPPORT & INFO FOR BIRTH INJURIES

Mothers with 4th Degree Tears https://m.facebook.com/motherswith4thdegreetears/

MASIC (Mothers with Anal Sphincter Injuries):  http://masic.org.uk

Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists info on OASI and 3rd/4th Degree Tears: https://www.rcog.org.uk/en/patients/tears/third-fourth/

PhysioMummy (Private Physiotherapy postpartum, based in Edinburgh) https://www.physiomummy.com/mummy-mot-r

PARENT & FAMILY SUPPORT

Children 1st ParentLine: 08000 28 22 33 https://www.children1st.org.uk/help-for-families/parentline-scotland/

Circle Support for Families in Scotland: https://circle.scot

Dad’s Rock, support for Dads in Edinburgh: https://www.dadsrock.org.uk

Fathers Network Scotland: https://www.fathersnetwork.org.uk

Homestart Family Support: https://www.home-start.org.uk/contact-us-in-edinburgh

Homelink Family Support: 0131 6610890 http://www.homelinkfamilysupport.org

Pilton Community Health Project: 0131 5511671 / www.pchp.org.uk

Firsthand Lothian (help for disadvantaged families and children with disabilities): https://www.firsthand-lothian.org.uk

Multicultural Family Base: https://www.mcfb.org.uk

Safe Families, peer support & befriending: https://safefamilies.uk

PRIVATE THERAPY SERVICES AFFILIATED TO JUNO

Birth And Beyond: Sarah Wheatley is a BACP Psychotherapeutic Counsellor specialising in Perinatal Mental Health. email: sarah@birthandbeyond.com

Tricia Murray: Offers Doula Services, Birth Coaching, EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) Therapy, 3 Step Rewind for Birth Trauma Recovery: http://triciamurray.co.uk

Cat Berry: Offers TRE (Tension & Trauma Release Exercise), 3 Step Rewind for Birth Trauma Recovery, and General coping tools for mums who are struggling. Currently completing certification in EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique): www.mummylove.co.uk

GENERAL SUPPORT FOR DEPRESSION, ANXIETY & OCD

The Depression & Anxiety Support Group (via Zoom during Covid): https://www.nhsinform.scot/scotlands-service-directory/health-and-wellbeing-services/1939bb1fd8c6481889ba9881ac542573%201?fbclid=IwAR0OmCf_0qVGMvyO3IKSScwVtH5uPrAl7TcFrRvmGquwEm_IoJFSo69LTRE

Anxiety UK (9.30am-5.30pm): 08444 775774

No Panic (helpline for sufferers of panic attacks and OCD, 10am-10pm): 0844 9674848

OCD UK advice line (9am-5pm weekdays): 0845 1203778

OCD Action (9.30am-5pm): 0845 3906232

FREE & LOW COST COUNSELLING

Resolve (via Health in Mind): 0131 243 0139 and mention ‘Resolve’. Email: hello@resolvescotland.org.uk

PF Counselling – low cost counselling & psychotherapy for adults https://www.pfcounselling.org.uk

The Spark – counselling & support to individuals and couples www.thespark.org.uk

North East Edinburgh Counselling Service – low cost counselling on a contribution basis http://neecscounselling.org.uk

Wellspring Counselling Edinburgh – https://www.wellspring-scotland.co.uk/make-an-appointment

WOMEN’S SERVICES 

National Scottish Domestic Abuse Helpline (Women’s Aid): 0800 0271234

Edinburgh Rape Crisis: 0131 5569437

Rape Crisis Scotland (6pm til midnight): 0808 8010302

Shakti Women’s Aid – Tel: 0131 475 2399 (for black minority ethnic women)

Victim Support (for victims of crime): 0345 6039213

Wishes (Women in Self Help and Emotional Support) peer support: 0131 6670484

Oasis (practical & emotional support for women): 0131 2258508

Amina Muslim Women’s Resource Centre: https://mwrc.org.uk

HOUSING

Shelter (housing advice line): 0808 8004444

Access Point – Tel: 0131 529 7438 (housing, social work and health assistance)

Housing Options Team – Tel: 0131 529 7368 (out of hours service: 0800 0325968)

Castlecliff Hostel (emergency accommodation): 0131 2251643

Cyrenians Scotland https://cyrenians.scot

LEGAL/MONEY ADVICE (9am til 5pm)

Advocard – Mental Health Act Advocacy – Tel: 0131 554 5307

Consultation and Advocacy Promotion Service – Tel: 0131 538 7177

Mental Welfare Commission Advice – Tel: 0800 389 6809

Legal Services Agency – Tel: 0131 228 9993

Edinburgh Citizen’s Advice – Tel: 0131 557 1500 / 0808 8009060

Scottish Welfare Fund: 0131 5295299

Granton Information Centre: 0131 5512459 / 0131 5520458

Mind.org.uk Legal Line (mental health related legal advice, weekdays 9am til 6pm): 0300 4666463

Patients Council – Tel: 0131 537 6462

Edinburgh Carers Council – Tel: 0131 270 6087

GENERAL INFO (Mental Health Specific)

NHS Mental Health Information Station: every Thurs from 11am til 3pm, at  the Walpole Hall, next to St Mary’s Cathedral, Palmerston Place, EH12 5AW. 0131 5378650

Edspace.org.uk (local mental health info service): 0131 2430106

Health In Mind Edinburgh: 0131 2258508

SAMH (Scottish Association for Mental Health info service): 0141 5301000

Mind.org.uk Infoline (9am til 6pm): 0300 1233393 or text 86463.

Rethink Mental Illness (advice & info): 0300 5000927