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Useful resources in mental health

Eastwood Bridges

Our primary care mental health services are supported by the Eastwood Bridges councilling service.  Your GP may decide you may benefit from a referral to this service but you can also refer yourself via the link below.


Eastwood bridges self referral


They have also produced a very useful leaflet which can be accessed via their website or via the link below.


eastwood bridges.docx


More information on this service is available via this link: Eastwood bridges




RAMH is a charitable organisation who provide professional care and services to those affected by mental ill health; depression, self harm, bipolar disorder, anxiety and other conditions.

RAMH promotes recovery from mental ill health, and empowers people to build independent, fulfilled lives.

  • by providing immediate support in crisis situations
  • by supporting people in their own homes with individualised care and practical support
  • by providing counselling and social, therapeutic, creative and educational groups
  • by promoting self management and empowering individuals to achieve their potential
  • by supporting carers, family and friends through education and information
  • by raising awareness to break down the barriers, inequalities and stigma around mental health

Telephone FIRST crisis on: 0800 221 8929  or standard rate 0141 848 9090


Useful websites/helplines


• Samaritans 08457 90 90 90

• Papyrus 0800 068 41 41 or text 07786 209 697 or email Prevention of young suicide (Papyrus) is a national confidential helpline for any young people under 35 at risk of suicide, or anyone worried about a young person at risk of suicide. Open 10am-10pm weekdays, 2pm-10pm weekends.

• Young Minds (Website for children and young people with parents helpline 0808-802-5544 Monday – Friday 9.30am-4pm)

• Mind Ed for families…(Great section on ‘What to do in a crisis’ including traffic light system.)

• (older adolescent/adult modules)



• How to talk so kids will listen & listen so kids will talk. 


• How to talk so teens will listen & listen so teens will talk. 


• When your kids push your buttons and what you can do about it


• Parenting a child who has intense emotions: Dialectical Behaviour Therapy skills to help your child regulate emotional outbursts and aggressive behaviours


• Overcoming your child’s fears and worries: A self-help guide using Cognitive Behavioural Techniques

Teenage depression - a CBT guide for Parents 

There is also a corresponding book for young people: Am I depressed and what can I do about it?


Phone apps


• Stay alive (suicide prevention)
• Calm harm (self harm)
• Smiling mind – Mindfulness app
• SAM: Self-help for Anxiety Management
• Distract (self harm)
• Mindshift (anxiety, sleep)
• Headspace (meditation and mindfulness)
• Calm (male suicide)

Your Neighbourhood Professionals. Just a Click Away! Elissa Ferguson Counsellor
Eastwood Health and Care Centre - Eastwood Health and Care Centre, Drumby Crescent, Clarkston, Glasgow, G76 7HN
  • Telephone 0141 451 0670
Eaglesham Surgery - Maclean Medical Practice, 30 Gilmour Street, Eaglesham, G76 0AT
  • Telephone 0141 451 0690
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Your Neighbourhood Professionals. Just a Click Away! Elissa Ferguson Counsellor
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