Remember to Complete your Census Form by 20th March

Scotland’s Census is the official count of every person and household in the country. It usually takes place every 10 years. The census asks questions about people’s age, sex, home and living situation, employment, education and qualifications, as well as ethnicity. Every household in Scotland must complete the census and by doing so are helping to shape Scotland’s future.

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Moving Beyond Level 0

Level zero has ended with almost all of the remaining anti-Covid measures in Scotland now removed. On Saturday, The First Minister said that Scotland was in a “much better position” with Covid-19 than could have been expected at the start of summer, but she also urged Scots to “continue to take sensible precautions” despite many of the legal coronavirus rules being lifted. Continue reading “Moving Beyond Level 0”

YOUNG MINDS – Help for Children or Parents affected by Mental Health issues

If you know any children or young people who might be struggling to manage their mental health, the Young Minds website is an excellent resource. Information of all kinds for the young people or their parents, including the impacts of Coronavirus.

Are you a young person in crisis?

Text the YoungMinds Crisis Messenger for free 24/7 support across the UK if you are experiencing a mental health crisis.

If you need urgent help, text YM to 85258.
All texts are answered by trained volunteers, with support from experienced clinical supervisors.
Texts are free from EE, O2, Vodafone, 3, Virgin Mobile, BT Mobile, GiffGaff, Tesco Mobile and Telecom Plus.

Parents Helpline

Call the Parents Helpline for detailed advice, emotional support and signposting about a child or young person up to the age of 25.

Call for free on 0808 802 5544 from 9:30am – 4pm, Mon – Fri.
The Parents Helpline is available in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
You’ll get through to a trained adviser who will listen and talk through your concerns in complete confidence. Continue reading “YOUNG MINDS – Help for Children or Parents affected by Mental Health issues”