Wellbeing

East Dunbartonshire Asset Map

The East Dunbartonshire Asset Map is an interactive map with information about resources, organisations, places – all coming under the heading of ‘community assets’ – which the people of East Dunbartonshire can use to support their health and wellbeing, both physical and mental. You can search the community assets on the map by typing keywords into the search bar; or you can filter the assets on the map by category, by area, or by who would use it. If you prefer, you can just scroll around and

ALISS (A Local Information System for Scotland)

Type in your postcode or town to find clubs and services near you For example: Services that provide support for managing long term conditions Groups that support social and community connection (e.g., local choirs, book groups, befriending) Activities that offer opportunities for getting more active and for getting outdoors (e.g., badminton clubs, community gardens) Practical, legal, and financial support (e.g., money advice, advocacy services)

Symptoms and self-help

Information on common symptoms and what to do about them. Includes stomach ache, headache and rash.

Welcome to Easy Health

With over 380 easy read health resources that include pictures and simple text, Easy Health's information is accessible to anyone who finds written information hard to understand, including people with learning disabilities.

Reengage

Re-engage provides vital, life-enhancing social connections for older people at a time in their lives when their social circles are diminishing.
0800 716543

Street Fit Scotland

Street fit Scotland is a not for profit Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation/Social Enterprise. Our programme provides a route back into the community, a way of re-integrating back into society supporting to become active citizens.

Citizens Advice Bureau Kirkintilloch

Personal, one-to-one advice and information on employment, housing, debt, benefits and consumer issues like energy bills
0141 775 3220

SAM (Self Help for Anxiety Management) (Age 12 yrs +)

This app provides self-help techniques to help manage overall anxiety. Track anxiety levels, triggers, and build a personal tool kit in the app. It also provides interactive guidance for practicing self-help and a closed social community to engage with others. If you’re looking for holistic snapshot of your anxiety and how to cope with it, this may be the app for you.

Headspace (age 12yrs+)

Meditation app. Learn to relax. 10mins free for 10 days then small subscription.

Safespot (age 6-12 yrs)

Downloadable app (android and IOS) developed by a child psychiatrist who used to work in FV. Promotes mental wellbeing by teaching coping skills.

Healthtalk

By sharing people’s real-life experiences, healthtalk.org provides free, reliable information about health issues. You can watch people share their stories about cancer, autism, motor-neurone disease, pregnancy, drugs, depression and much more.

Humankind

Humankind create services and support to meet people’s complex health and social needs, helping them to build healthier lives that have meaning and value for themselves and their families. They support local people to create stronger, better-connected communities.
01325 731 160