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The Health & Social Care Standards - The Scottish Goverment published the new Health & Social Care Standards on June 2017. This was implemented from April 2018, they set out what we should expect when using health, social care or social work services in Scotland. You can find out more and download a copy of the Health and Social Care Standards or check out their website.


SamHScottish Association for Mental HealthOne in four people in Scotland will have a mental health problem at some point in their life. This means that you may know someone with a mental health problem, or maybe you’re worried about your own mental health.

At SAMH we believe there is no health without mental health. We’re here to provide help, information and support; to campaign on behalf of people with mental health problems and to raise money to fund our vital work. We’re here for everyone, and we’re here for you.



SFScottish Families Affected By Alcohol & DrugsScottish Families Affected by Alcohol & Drugs exists to support those affected by the substance misuse of a loved one, because families need to recover too. We facilitate a Scotland-wide network of family support groups and run a helpline service.




ScottishScottish Communities Safety NetworkSCSN is the national forum for officers who are responsible for the strategic development of community safety at both local and national level. Our website gives access to examples of best practice, eLearning, training, events and toolkits all designed to benefit those working within the community safety sector.





PenumbraPenumbraPenumbra is seen as one of the most significant mental health voluntary organisations in Scotland. It is known for the quality of its work, its creativity and ability to work in partnership with a range of organisations and groups.





SHSSexual Health Clinic Whether you’re part of a couple, in a new relationship, have many partners or are happy and relaxed not having sex, everyone needs to take care of their sexual wellbeing.





NHSNHS 24 NHS 24 is designed to help you get the right care, from the right people, at the right time. Telephone: 08454 24 24 24






FrankTalk To Frank Frank helps you find out everything you might want to know about drugs





Know The ScoreKnow The ScoreKnow the Score. Whether you’ve taken drugs, are thinking of taking them, or are just curious and want to know more, it’s important to know the real facts about drugs.





AddactionADDaction Addaction is one of the UK’s largest specialist drug and alcohol treatment charities




RelationshipRelationships Scotland Relationships Scotland’s network of affiliated local services provide relationship counselling, family mediation, child contact centres and other family support services across all of mainland and island Scotland. Our work supports individuals, couples and families experiencing relationship difficulties. Around 20,000 people have contact with our services each year.