Support groups and voluntary organisations

People can feel isolated and distressed when the issue of mental illness become part of their lives. Specialist support services are available from a variety of organisations.

You will also find other services which can help you with specific issues in the other pages on our website, including content regarding third sector mental health. If you need more help or can not find what you need call our contact centre on 0845 277 7000.

Organisation

Type of organisation

Who is it for?

Action in Mind


19 Dean Crescent, Riverside,
Stirling FK8 1UR
Tel: 01786 451203  

Open: Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm
Sun 1pm - 4pm

Voluntary

Anyone who experiences mental ill health - a range of services promoting good mental health and supporting those who need the services

Artlink Central

Cowane Centre
Stirling
Contact: Kevin Harrison
Tel: 01786 450971
email

Voluntary

Arts based workshops for people with mental health problems
Referrals: GPs, NHS Community Mental Health Services, Stirling Council Social Care Mental Health Team, Stirling Community Hospital 

Bipolar group

takes place at:
Allan Park Hotel
Allan Park
Stirling
FK8 2QG

Voluntary Self-help group open to anyone who has been affected by bipolar disorder.  No need for referral, just come along.
 
Held every 2nd Wednesday of the month, 19:00-21:00

Substance Misuse Service

Stirling Community Hospital
Livilands Gate
Bellfield Road
Stirling
FK8 2AU
01786 434433
Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

NHS

Adults experiencing drug and alcohol problems
Referral: Alcohol - GPs, Hospitals, Mental Health Services, Counselling and Support services
Drugs - self, GPs, Social Services, Acute hospitals, voluntary sector

Livilands Mental Health Resource Centre

Livilands Resource Centre
Stirling Community Hospital
Livilands Gate
Stirling
FK8 2AU
Tel: 01786 446913
Open: Monday - Friday
9am - 5pm

NHS

Adults  (19 - 65 years) who have experienced mental health problems and require day care activities and access to services
Referral: by a health professional, GP or hospital 

Stirling Community Mental Health Services

Livilands Resource Centre
Stirling Community Hospital
Livilands Gate
Stirling
FK8 2AU
Tel: 01786 446913

NHS

Adults (16 - 65 years) who have severe mental health problems - assessment, treatment and care
Referral: through GP or Consultant Psychiatrist

Heal The Whole of Me

Carsebridge House
3-8 Carsebridge Court
Alloa
FK10 3LQ
Tel: 0845 609 8863
Email

Voluntary Anyone in the Forth Valley area who wants signposting to support, resources and services relating to long term conditions, life-style choices and life events.

Local Area Co-ordination

Economy Employment and Youth
Stirling Council
Viewforth
2 Pitt Terraced
Stirling
FK8 2ET
Tel: 01786 443222

Local Authority

Adults with complex needs who require assistance with complex issues
Referral: self

Mental Health Resource Centre

Clackmannanshire Community Healthcare Centre
Hallpark Road
Sauchie
FK10 3JQ
Tel: 01259 290343

 


NHS

Adults who have experienced mental health problems requiring rehabilitation services. 
Referral: through GP or Consultant Psychiatrist

Scottish Association for Mental Health

Whins of Milton supported accommodation
159 Glasgow Road, Stirling FK7 0LH
tel: 01786 817835  

Rosemore supported accommodation
9 Pitt Terrace,
Stirling FK8 2EZ  

Voluntary

 

 

Adults requiring supported accommodation
Referral: self referral through Community Care, GPs and Consultant Psychiatrist

Social Services

Stirling Council
Municipal Buildings
8-10 Corn Exchange Road,
Stirling
FK8 2HU
Tel: 01786 471177

Mental Health Team
Stirling Council
Stirling Community Hospital
Livilands Resource Centre
Stirling FK8 2AU
Tel: 01786 458538

Out of hours: 01786 470500

Local authority

Everyone who needs care - co-ordinates care with other agencies and health services
Referral: self or relative, health professional

Stirling Users Network

Cowane Centre
69 Cowane Street
Stirling FK8 1JP
Tel: 01786 446159
email

Voluntary

 

Adults with mental health problems - run by users of mental health services and encourages user involvement in service delivery

Sunlite Cafe

Cowane Centre
Stirling
Contact: Fiona Hamilton
Tel: 01786 475459
email

Voluntary

Work experience and training in cafe and catering work for people with mental health problems
Referrals: NHS Community Mental Health Services, Stirling Council Social Care Mental Health Team, Stirling Community Hospital

Volunteer Centre

Open Doors Project
4 King Street,
Stirling FK8 1AY
Tel: 01786 430000

Voluntary 

Adults with mental health issues

Referral: self

Women's group (Action in Mind)

19 Dean Crescent, Riverside,
Stirling FK8 1UR
Tel: 01786 451203
 
Wednesday, 12-4pm


Voluntary

Women between 18-65 with mental health issues. 

Referral: GP, Social Work or NHS Community Mental Health team

 

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