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Carer information day: mental health and substance use

Wed 13 September, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm



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Do you care for or support an adult who is struggling with their mental health or has a mental health condition or substance use*? *Uses substances in a problematic way or has an addiction. Do you worry about your ability to cope with mental health or substance use problems now or in future?

Join us and other professionals to find out more about mental health and substance use services that could support you and the person you care for or support. This information day is suitable either for those who care for or support someone or you yourself have experienced poor mental health or problems with substance use.

Information provided is about general support and adult services, and you do not have to have a formal diagnosis to benefit from the information given or have engaged with health or support services before.

The day is indented to be informative and supportive; you do not have to share information about any conditions or personal problems of your own or the person you care for/support.

If you require more than one ticket, please call 0808 196 6666 (select option 2) or email midlothian@vocal.org.uk

Full Programme Details

  1. Introduction
  2. When is Anxiety a problem?
  3. What is Self-harm?
  4. Who are No. 11
  5. No.11 services
  6. Who are MHARS?
  7. Lunch provided
  8. Mingle time
  9. What is Problem Drinking?
  10. Drugs and Substance use team services
  11. Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland – acting on someone’s behalf
  12. VOCAL Midlothian Support – Self Care and Health and Wellbeing
  13. Feedback / Closing

Please note, the above programme details are subject to change.

Lunch will be provided at this event. If you have any dietary requirements, please state this in the additional information, booking notes box when booking your ticket. If left blank, we will assume you don’t have any dietary requirement.

If you have any questions, require assistance to enable you to attend please email mid-training@vocal.org.uk or call 0808 196 6666 (select option 2) or text on 07950 648 755. Please note, this mobile number is for events, activities and training sessions only.

Who For – This event is open to carers residing in or caring/supporting a person in Midlothian.

Provided by – VOCAL Midlothian Staff

No. of Spaces – 20

If you book your place online, a reminder and everything you need to know about the event will be emailed to you 4 to 7 days prior to the event. If you book your place online within 2 days of the event, please call 0808 196 6666 (select option 2) or email midlothian@vocal.org.uk if you require further information.

Please note that some events require a minimum number for them to run or may be cancelled near the time of the event, we will contact you if this is the case.


Wed 13 September, 2023
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
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VOCAL Midlothian
0131 663 6869


St. Johns & Kings Park Church
31 Eskbank Road
Dalkeith,EH22 1HJUnited Kingdom
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