The Lothian Bipolar Carers Group

Who is this for?

  • People aged 18 years old and over affected by bipolar including carers and supporters

Who provides this?

  • Lothian Bipolar Self-help Group

Description

The Lothian Bipolar Carers 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 including carers and supporters. Group members have their own experience of supporting individuals with bipolar.

The meetings take place via Zoom on the last Tuesday of each month from 7pm-8.30pm and provide a safe space to learn about the condition, share life stories and access peer support.

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 their website calendar and on their open Facebook group.

Contact Details

The Lothian Bipolar Group

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Types of support on offer:

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

Type of services on offer:

Carers
Long term conditions/disabilities
Men
Women

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