Your stories

Here you will find stories from people living and/or working in Midlothian about their own experiences of mental health and wellbeing and the different ways they keep well.

By sharing our stories and the different way we thrive, we can learn from each other and inspire one another to take positive steps to look after our mental health and wellbeing. 

If you would like us to share your story, please email

Men’s Mental Health Month with Kenny from ANDYSMANCLUB

Men’s Mental Health Month with Joseph from Health in Mind

Green Health Prescribing with Ageing Well

Green Health Prescribing with Health in Mind

The Salvesen Mindroom Centre

We wanted to shine a spotlight on a service that celebrates and supports neurodiversity, so we we reached out to Andrew from The Salvesen Mindroom Centre to hear about the work they do.

Through the day – a poem by Fiona

Carers week with Rebecca from VOCAL

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