NHS Service is available in many areas of Scotland, including Fife. It provides Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for people experiencing mild to moderate depression and/or anxiety. The programme consists of eight, one hour sessions completed weekly. It can help you to pinpoint and change unhelpful ways of thinking, which can affect how you feel. It also teaches you more effective ways of solving problems. Your GP can refer you to this fully supported NHS service. You can do the sessions on your home computer/ tablet or using a computer in a local library. Please see your GP for a referral to this service. Shortly after your referral you will be contacted by the NHS Beating the Blues co-ordinator. You will then be given a code to access the programme.
Shout is an affiliate of Crisis Text Line® in the UK that provides free, confidential support, 24/7 via text. It’s the first free 24/7 texting service in the UK for anyone in crisis anytime, anywhere. It’s a place to go if you’re struggling to cope and you need immediate help.
Depression is a complicated illness in that the symptoms and experiences vary from person to person. Some resources and information to help you understand more about depression and some lifestyle changes which may help you.
Offers free counselling to students and staff. Emergency session for people in crisis is available weekdays at 10:15am.
Opening Hours: 9:00 - 17:00, Monday - Friday
Tel: 01382 384164
Where to find us: Support Hub, OTI Building
Appointments with the Senior Mental Health Nurse are available through referral from your own GP or the University Doctor.
Monday – Friday, 9:00-14:00 during semester
Monday – Thursday 9:00-14:00 during vacation
Free online courses and resources covering low mood and stress and all of the common linked problems this causes. Work out why you feel as you do, how to tackle problems, build confidence, get going again, feel happier, stay calm, tackle upsetting thinking and more.
Students Against Depression: Provides you with the resources you need to find a way forward from stress, low mood, depression or suicidal thinking. Also help and information for anyone supporting someone with these issues.