Links to Support

Below is a list of organisations who provide information and support for young people and their families.

MYPAS is a community based organisation that aims to improve the health and well-being of young people aged 12 – 25 across Midlothian

NHS Lothian
Information on our local healthcare services including GPs and dentists

 LGBT Youth
LGBT Youth Scotland is Scotland’s largest youth and community-based lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) organisation.

Lothian Sexual Health Scotland
The Lothian Sexual Health website has been created by experts to provide reliable and straightforward information about sexual health & services for people in Lothian.

Midlothian Council
Council website for all council related issues.

My World Of Work
If you are still uncertain on a job or want one visit this website to help.

Skills Development Scotland
Skills Development Scotland have careers centres in Penicuik and Dalkeith anyone can access to get advice and support about the world of work.

Free to call at any time for any child or young person that has any worries about anything.

Health in Mind
A charity with services based in Midlothian to promote positive mental health and wellbeing.

A charity with information and support services for young people affected by eating disorders.

Midlothian Young Carers (Children 1st)
Support for young people in Midlothian who are caring for someone in their home.

Women’s Aid – East & Midlothian
A confidential service helping women, children and young people affected by domestic abuse in Midlothian.

Talk To Frank
If you have any problems about drug use talk to frank.

Know The Score
Tells you about all drugs and there effects and if you need help, I advise you to go.

For advice on alcohol, if you are concerned that you or someone else is drinking too much.

No Knives Better Lives
Gives you the facts and leaves you with the decision.

Families Outside
Help, advice and support for families of prisoners in Scotland.

Cruse is a bereavement support for people struggling to cope with loss.

Richmond’s Hope Bereavement Project
Support for children and young people who are struggling to cope when someone they know has died.