Peer Connecting, Black and Minority Ethnic communities (Health in Mind)

Who is this for?

  • Ukranian people living in Midlothian, aged 18 years old and over

Who provides this?

  • Health in Mind


If you are experiencing:

  • cultural and/or language barriers
  • anxiety for family and friends
  • the need for communication
  • feelings of uncertainty and despair

Health in Mind provides individual and group support.

Peer Connecting offers one-to-one and group support for Ukranian people over 18 and who are looking to improve or manage their mental health and wellbeing.

Health in Mind’s peer support brings together people with shared experiences of particular mental health and wellbeing difficulties, isolation and loneliness, barriers in connecting with others and community, or similar personal interests and cultural background.

This service provides a space where people feel accepted, understood and supported and where everyone’s experiences are being treated as equally important.

This service can be offered in English, Polish and Ukranian.

Date: Start Monday 23 January 2023 (8 Weeks)
Time: 5 pm – 6.30 pm
Location: Volunteer Centre East Lothian, 56 High Street, Tranent

How do I access this?

  • Self-referrals
  • Referrals by third parties

Is there a cost?


Is there a waiting list?


Location information

Support is offered via phone or video call with some potential for outdoor activities such as walks or outdoor cafe spaces.

For more information and to book your place, please contact Health in Mind.

Opening times

Monday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Tuesday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Wednesday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Thursday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Friday9.00 am – 5.00 pm

Contact Details

Health in Mind
40 Shandwick Place, Edinburgh, EH2 4RT

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