A new website for Lanarkshire puts high-quality mental health self-help at people’s fingertips.
Lanarkshire Mind Matters has been produced by NHS Lanarkshire’s psychological services. It aims to link adults aged 18 and over to evidence-based mental health information, advice and help.
There are links to self-help for problems including anxiety, depression and panic, as well as free online courses and information about how to maintain mental and physical wellbeing.
Further resources are already being developed.
The website will continually evolve as part of a wider move to provide accessible online services during the Covid-19 pandemic and beyond.
Clinical psychologist Dr Simon Stuart, who has led the development of Lanarkshire Mind Matters, said: “The Covid-19 pandemic has had a huge impact on what all services are able to offer people. Even something as simple as visiting a health centre has become more challenging.
“NHS Lanarkshire’s psychological services were already exploring ways