Worried this winter?

Worried this winter?

If you are worried about energy bills and the cost of living this winter, the Citizens Advice network is here to help.

Peer Chat Live at Lunch, with the Scottish Recovery Network

Peer Chat Live at Lunch! is a 30-minute online discussion and live Q&A. It’s broadcast live to the Scottish Recovery Facebook and Twitter channels.

Mental Health Research Opportunity for heart attack patients

The University of Edinburgh and NHS Lothian are looking for participants for a research study examining hospital care experiences of patients who have a mental illness and who have been admitted to hospital for a heart attack.

Men’s Mental Health Awareness Month

Men's Health Awareness Month, is a worldwide annual campaign that encourages men to talk about their mental health.

Planning older people's services: Making decisions together

ELHSCP want to work with East Lothian residents and communities to collectively identify possible options to support the development of high quality sustainable services for older people in the future.

Save the Date! A Celebration of Peer Support: 28 February 2024!

The team at Scottish Recovery Network are asking you to ‘Save the Date!’ for a national celebration of peer support!

International Picnic with Health in Mind

Health in Mind's Peer Connecting Service is hosting an International Picnic.

World Mental Health Day 2023

Every year, on October 10, we come together to celebrate World Mental Health Day.

The Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival 2023

The Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival (SMHAF) takes place across Scotland from 4 – 22 October 2023.

Suicide Prevention Day 2023

Every year on 10th September, organisations and communities around the world come together to raise awareness of how we can create a world where fewer people die by suicide.

The SANE Creative Awards Scheme is open again!

The SANE Creative Awards Scheme aims to improve the quality of life for people with mental health problems, their carers and families by supporting their artistic ambitions and helping fulfill their creative potential.

Ponder Wander with Changes East Lothian

Do you enjoy going for a walk and noticing little things? Or taking some time to sit in nature tuning into nature’s rhythms? Join Changes East Lothian for a Ponder Wander.

East Lothian Walking Festival

East Lothian Walking Festival are delighted to announce the launch of East Lothian's 2023 Festival of Walking from August 27th to September, 3rd 2023. Come and explore our wonderful countryside, meet new people and perhaps even challenge yourself a little.

Edinburgh Festival Fringe Community Ticketing Initiative

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society has just launched its Community Ticketing Initiative (CTI) for 2023. These are tickets that have been generously donated by Fringe artists and companies for people living in and around Edinburgh who are at risk, vulnerable, marginalised, isolated or experiencing additional barriers to attending the festival.

Fringe by the Sea 2023

Founded in 2008, Fringe by the Sea is a not-for-profit, 10 day multi-arts festival set in the beautiful town of North Berwick bringing together like minded people who share a passion for the arts. The theme for 2023 is Weaving Wonder.

Big Fit Walk 2023 in Musselburgh

Join Ageing Well and CHANGES us for East Lothian’s 4th Big Fit Walk, organised in partnership with the Walking Festival.

Ageing Well - Join the Team

Ageing Well east Lothian and Enjoy Leisure are looking for a volunteer to help support Low Level Nordic walking sessions in Musselburgh.

University Mental Health Awareness Day 2023

This year's University Mental health Day will be held on Thursday 9 March 2023.

Loving Life Wellbeing Event with Ageing Well

Ageing Well is running an event in partnership with Environmental Health to help people find out more about what’s going on in Musselburgh.

Keep Safe Premises in East Lothian

The Keep Safe initiative is a partnership between I Am Me Scotland and Police Scotland and has been developed to support disabled people to participate in community life, free from fear of harassment and abuse. 

National Student Money Week 2023 with Money Advice Scotland

This year National Student Money Week will take place from the 27th of February to the 3rd of March.

Suicide Cultures: Reimagining Suicide Research

Suicide Cultures is a Wellcome Trust funded research programme which aims to explore how suicide is experienced and what suicide means to diverse communities across Scotland and its Islands.

The Priority Services Register in Scotland

The Priority Services Register (PSR) is a free UK wide service which provides extra help during power cuts or when there’s an interruption to your electricity, gas or water supply.

Get your free Peer Group Facilitation guides!

Let's do Peer Group Facilitation is a set of free practical guides to support you to run peer support groups whether online or in person.

Help shape Scottish Government’s new Self-Harm Strategy

Join Scottish Recovery Network at one of their recovery conversation cafés to explore how we can make services and support better for people affected by self-harm.

Rent Deposit Fund: A partnership between SafeDeposits Scotland and Rock Trust

Young people aged 16-25 who are homeless or at risk of homelessness can apply to the Rock Trust for a deposit funded by SafeDeposits Scotland. This will help young people move into Scotland's private rented sector.

Helping with the cost of living crisis, East Lothian Council

East Lothian Council want to raise awareness of the benefits and financial support available, and maximise income wherever possible in East Lothian.

Winter Warm Banks

The Warm Welcome Campaign is determined to equip and support thousands of free, warm, and welcoming spaces in communities across the UK. They want to make sure that nobody is left to suffer on their own this winter.

Positive Mental Health in the Workplace

A new digital platform has been launched by the Scottish Government and Public Health Scotland to signpost employers to the information they need to help them develop and implement the right approaches that will support good mental health.

Add Your News Story to Eastspace!

We're always looking to promote mental health and wellbeing news stories in East Lothian and would love to add yours! 

"Shed your armour, show the scars" by See Me Scotland and Feniks

The project, created by Polish Community Ambassadors under the leadership of See Me Scotland and Feniks, encourages men to speak up about their struggles and to actively pursue support.

The CEA Card by the UK Cinema Association

The CEA Card is a national card scheme developed for UK cinemas by the UK Cinema Association (UKCA).

Scotland's Adult Disability Payment

The Adult Disability Payment is open for new applications across Scotland.

Scotland Cycle Repair Scheme Returns

The Scotland Cycle Repair Scheme provides free repairs and maintenance to people who wouldn’t otherwise be able to afford it, to get thousands of people across Scotland on their bikes.

Your Police Survey 2022-2023

Lothians and Scottish Borders Division 'Your Police' Survey is open for your views

The Think Positive Hub

Think Positive works with colleges, universities, and students’ associations across Scotland to help them to develop and promote their mental health support offer.

Health in Mind celebrate about 40 years

Health in Mind is celebrating 40 years this month! You can read more about what Health in Mind has achieved since 1982.

Police Scotland's Little Book of Big Scams

Police Scotland, along with their partners at the Scottish Business Resilience Centre and the Royal Bank of Scotland have produced a booklet called Little Book of Big Scams.