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Keeping you up-to-date with local mental health and wellbeing events and news in West Lothian.

The Scottish Recovery Network has published two surveys to learn more about the different remote peer support work happening in Scotland during COVID-19. Anyone who completes one or both of the surveys has a chance to be entered into a prize draw for a £50 Amazon voucher.
 
The Scottish Recovery Network survey
An article from Health in Mind about what taking a ‘deep breath’ actually means, and how it can help calm you down.
 
Take a deep breath
‘Virtually’ The People’s Conference 2020 – Lockdown Experience takes place on the 31 July 2020 over Zoom. This event is for people with their own experience of mental health difficulties and provides an opportunity to discuss how the COVID-19 lockdown has affected you.
 
‘Virtually’ The People’s Conference 2020
People who have personal lived experience of mental health difficulties are invited to submit artwork to the Out of Sight Out of Mind exhibition. The exhibition is a collaborative project organised by a planning group of organisations and individuals who have lived experience of mental health difficulties.The deadline is the 31 July. 
 
Out of Sight Out of Mind Exhibition
The mental health and wellbeing app Headspace is offering a full year of Headspace Plus for free to unemployed people in the UK.
 
Free Headspace Plus
We are continuing to update our Covid-19 service updates page, which contains information about service changes in West Lothian during this time. It also contains helplines, email support and online resources to support you during this difficult time. 

Please email your service changes or any changes you're aware of to julie.huggan@health-in-mind.org.uk.
 
Covid-19 Service Updates
The Get Help Now page on Westspace has a list of local listening and emergency services which can provide information and advice for those who require immediate help.
 
Get Help Now
Remember to check out our
self-help page
 
This page is full of self-help materials that are tailored to help manage your symptoms and guide you to identify coping strategies.
 
Self-help
To be included in our next newsletter, or if you would like us to attend an online meeting, please get in touch:
call 0131 225 8508 or email julie.huggan@health-in-mind.org.uk
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