Tagsa Uibhist - Your Local Charity!
Tagsa Uibhist - Your Local Charity!

Mental Health & Wellbeing Outreach Project

 

The Mental Health & Wellbeing Outreach Project aims to act as a point of contact within the Uist community, offering support and information to help individuals manage their mental health and wellbeing.

 

The service is available for adults living throughout Uist who are experiencing mental ill health and/or emotional difficulties. Support is tailored to the requirements of each individual, and support needs are agreed at point of referral through a person-centred plan, which is kept under review by both the Outreach Worker and the individual.

 

What we aim to provide:

 

  • One to one support tailored to the current needs of each individual

  • A confidential safe space to talk

  • Help to access other support services offering specialised assistance e.g. Health Professionals, CAB, Advocacy, etc.

  • Information on mental illness and mental wellbeing for individuals, family members, and carers.

  • Information on community activities, further education courses, befriending services, etc.

 

The service is available on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. The Outreach Worker can meet with you either at your home address or at an agreed venue.

 

Referral procedure

 

Referral to the service can be made by completing a referral form. A referral can be made by:

  • A person experiencing mental health difficulties; their GP; Community Psychiatric Nurse; Social Worker; Support Worker; or other Care Worker or Health Professional.

  • A person requiring support coping with stress or anxiety.

 

 

For more information, or to recieve a referral form, please contact the Outreach Worker:

 

Tagsa Uibhist

East Camp Community Enterprise Park

Balivanich

Isle of Benbecula

HS7 5LA

 

Telephone: 01870 602111

Mobile: 07825 942766

Email: tumhs@tagsauibhisttrading.co.uk 

Useful Links and Contacts:

 

Samaritans                                               08457 909090

Breathing Space                                        0800 838587

Saneline                                                     0845 7678000

NHS 24                                                        08454 242424

Living Life Service                                0800 328 9655

SAMH                                                       www.samh.org.uk

NSF                                                         www.nsfscot.org.uk

Mind                                                          www.mind.org.uk

 

How to Donate

 

Online

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Please add Gift Aid as Tagsa Uibhist will get up to 25% on top of your donation by reclaiming any tax you've already paid on the amount you give.

 

By Text

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In Person

Simply pay in your money at the Bank of Scotland or at the Tagsa Uibhist office at East Camp in Benbecula

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By post

A cheque or postal order made payable to Tagsa Uibhist to our East Camp office.

 

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