Useful Links

Carers (mental health)

Empathy in Mind
Yes - this is us: if you have not yet done so, check out our Empathy in Mind Group and do feel free to get in touch!
Edinburgh Carers Council
A local Edinburgh charity that provides free, confidential and independent advocacy for carers supporting someone with mental health difficulties

Carers (general)

Ca(i)re, Eric Liddell Centre
The Ca(I)re (Putting the "I" into Care) programme helps carers in Edinburgh maintain their own good health and general wellbeing and enable them to fulfil their caring role
Care for Carers
Care for Carers is a Voluntary Organisation which delivers services to carers in Edinburgh and specific short breaks to carers from across Scotland
VOCAL supports and empowers unpaid carers in Edinburgh and Midlothian through individual support, information, training and access to services

Mental Health

Edinburgh's online source of mental health and wellbeing information
Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland
To protect and promote the human rights of people with mental health problems, learning disabilities, dementia and related conditions
Support in Mind Scotland
To support and empower all those affected by mental illness, including family members, carers and supporters

Check Out Our Support Group

If you are a carer of someone with mental health difficulties, you are very welcome to come along to our Empathy in Mind Group.


We meet at The Botanic Cottage - see Find Us for maps and venue information.

Monthly Group Gatherings

The Group currently meets in the morning, on the third Tuesday of the month. For details, please...


Contact Us

Questions? Suggestions? Looking to connect?

Contact Linda, our group facilitator. .


We look forward to welcoming you!



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