NEW Wellbeing Line for the health and social care workforce – this compliments the support offered through the National Wellbeing Hub (www.promis.scot) with provides a range of self-care and wellbeing resources designed to support the workforce as they respond to the impact of Covid-19. Wellbeing line number is: 0800 111 4191.
Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners will offer callers a compassionate and empathetic response based on the principles of Psychological First Aid, as well as advice, signposting and onward referral to local services if required. It will operate on a 24/7 basis from 20th July initially for a period of 12 months.
NHS Community Listening Service – NHS and Care Home Staff can access this service. Appointments available via phone Tel: 0796 777 1941.
Action for Children, parent talk – This is has not been mentioned in Newsletters but it does have good advice for parents. https://parents.actionforchildren.org.uk/ Need urgent help? If you’re worried about a child’s safety, call NSPCC on 0808 800 5000. If you’re worried about a child’s health, call 111. In an emergency, call 999.
Breathing Space – a free confidential service for anyone over 16 experiencing low mood, depression or anxiety. Sometimes our thoughts and feelings can overwhelm us. It helps to get some Breathing Space. Tel: 0800 83 85 87. Breathing Space Website
Coaching – PKC coaches are available for all PKC and NHS (HSCP) employees to access. If you’ve got an emerging issue, or something on your mind that you can’t seem to find a solution to, then you can access coaching. Email: [email protected]
Coaching for Wellbeing – NHS (HSCP) employees can access this service via the PRoMIS hub
Domestic Abuse Helpline: 0800 027 1234. If you or someone you know is experiencing or at risk of abuse, visit safer.scot. Everyone deserves to be safe and you are not alone.
HopelineUK – provide you with a safe space to talk through anything happening in your life that could be impacting on your or anyone else’s ability to stay safe. Tel: 0800 068 41 41. HopelineUK Website
Listening Ear – If you don’t feel ready for the challenge of coaching, perhaps you’d just like someone to talk to. All PKC and NHS (HSCP) colleagues can access the Listening Ear service in complete confidentiality. It’s not counselling and it’s not coaching, its simply someone sitting with you (virtually) to listen and signpost if need be. You’re never alone at PKC. Email: [email protected]
Mindspace – Offer counselling for both adults and young people over the age of 11, provide one to one therapy for anyone who is facing difficulties or challenges in their life. Mindspace Website
Staff Wellbeing Service – NHS (HSCP) can access the Staff Wellbeing Service for one-to-one support. 8am – 8pm, Mon – Sun
OOH available. Tel: 01382 423110 Emergency OOH Tel: 07917 183804 Email: [email protected]
Samaritans – are available 24/7. Whatever you’re going through, a Samaritan will face it with you. They’re there for you 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. You can call on 116123. Samaritans Website
Workplace Chaplaincy offer a confidential support, 24/7 PKC employees – Email: [email protected] Tel: 0131 441 2271
Sarah Lawson: 07799 248344
Campbell Ewan: 07772 430489
Peter Kaye: 07711 670427
Support in Mind Scotland offers a National Information Service which can sign-post you to the local support that will most fit your needs.
Tel: Information number 0300 323 1545 – Monday to Friday 9am-3.30pm