Welcome to the midspace mental health and wellbeing information service

Midspace contains information about:

  • local services
  • factsheets and guides
  • self help materials
  • local news and events
  • monthly newsletter

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Midspace aims

The aims of the Midspace are to:

  • Signpost people to appropriate mental health services in Midlothian
  • Enable people to make informed choices in their treatment and care
  • Inform people of factors influencing positive mental health and wellbeing
  • Enable people to access services and information which may be of benefit to them or someone they support

Guiding Principles

The Advisory Group will take collective responsibility to:

  • Provide appropriate advice, information and support to help Midspace fulfil its aims
  • Make final decisions regarding content where this may be controversial
  • Monitor feedback, including complaints and make decisions / advise on changes where appropriate

Fact Sheets

Use our fact sheets to look for information on all aspects of mental health in the Midlothian area search or browse below:

Upcoming Events

  1. Exploring What Matters – Action for Happiness Course

    January 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Raising Children with Confidence – Course for Parents / Carers (Penicuik)

    January 26 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
  3. Living and Dying Well – Course for Carers

    January 31 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
  4. Living With Loss – Workshop for Carers

    February 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
  5. Dementia Awareness – Lasswade

    March 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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Mental health podcast "Mentally Yours" explores the topic of looking after your mental health online buff.ly/2xXYYwG

About 4 months ago from Midspace's Twitter via Buffer

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