Lothian Bipolar 18-30 Self-help Group

Who is this for?

  • People aged between 18 to 30 years old and affected by bipolar

Who provides this?

  • Lothian Bipolar Self-help Group

Description

The 18 to 30 group is part of the wider Lothian Bipolar Self-help Group who want to provide information, peer support and self-management guidance to individuals affected by bipolar. Group members have their own experience of bipolar and help each other to stay well. This group is specifically for young adults aged 18-30 living with bipolar disorder and their carers, friends and family within this age range.

Gatherings take place on the last Monday of each month from 7pm – 8.45pm to discuss a topic related to bipolar and provide peer-support to each other. A hybrid approach is being adopted, giving group members the choice to attend meetings either face-to-face or remotely via Zoom. As of April 2022 the hybrid meetings will take place in The Melting Pot, 15 Calton Road, Edinburgh, EH8 8DL.

The groups website provides information about bipolar and links to helpful information sources.

How do I access this?

  • Self-referrals

Is there a cost?

Free

Is there a waiting list?

No

Location information

  • Public parking available

Opening times

Details of meetings and events can be found on our website calendar and on our open Facebook group.


Types of support on offer:

Information and advice
Online
Support from someone with similar experience
Support in person
Support on the phone
Support with others

Type of services on offer:

Carers
Long term conditions/disabilities
Men
Women

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