re:discover Midlothian (Health in Mind)

re:discover is a befriending service for people living in Midlothian, who are aged from 16 and above. It offers one to one support from a volunteer to people who feel isolated due to mental ill health, and aims to help regain confidence, rediscover old interests, or discover new ones.

People using the service are matched with a trained volunteer, who will provide support and help you to meet your goals. re:discover volunteers will:

  • Help build confidence and self-esteem
  • Provide more opportunities for social contact
  • Provide support in building relationships with others
  • Encourage people to take part in their local and wider communities.

Matches will last for up to 6 months.  In some circumstances, matches may be extended up to 12 months.

The service accepts self-referrals as well as third party referrals. You can find referral forms at or please get in touch and the team will post a copy out to you

Service Categories


Intended Client Groups:

  • People Experiencing Mental Health Difficulties

Applicants for this service should also meet this condition:

Adults aged 16 or over, living in Midlothin, who are isolated due to mental ill health


Self Referral

This service accepts direct self referrals.

Contact Info. & Service Address

Old Visitors Centre
National Mining Museum of Scotland Midlothian
EH22 4QN

Office Hours

Tuesday to Thursday, 9am to 4pm.

Service Hours

-As arranged.-

Service Contact

Tel: 0131 202 6413
Fax: 0131 220 0028
Email: [email protected]

Facilities & Access

This service has the following facilities:

  • Public Parking
    On the street
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Information in community languages
  • Translation Service
  • It is possible to meet someone elsewhere if they are unable to access the building
  • Creche facilities are not available at this location.


Public Transport Information

Lothian bus 29 or 33

Lothian Buses Site for routes and timetables.

Provider's Name: Health in Mind

Type: Charity/Voluntary

Health in Mind is a Scottish Charity whose mission is to promote tolerance and greater understanding of mental health issues through:

  • Offering a range of mental health and wellbeing services
  • Raising awareness of mental health and wellbeing issues
  • Innovating, developing and promoting new approaches to mental health improvement.
Previously known as Edinburgh Association for Mental Health (EAMH), Health in Mind was developed in 1982 and continues to deliver a wide range of services across the Lothians and Borders, including one national service.

Services run by this provider

Service Contact

Tel: 0131 202 6413
Fax: 0131 220 0028
Email: [email protected]

Office Hours

Tuesday to Thursday, 9am to 4pm.

Service Hours

As arranged.

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