Do you need to talk? Listening Service

by NHS Tayside ( Spiritual Support )

"People have problems which can overwhelm them and cause distress of varying degrees and many have no-one to talk to as they have a limited support circle or they can't share e.g. family worries with family members" (NHS Tayside GP)

Based in Health and Social Care contexts, Do You Need to Talk is a service that promotes wellbeing by offering an active listening service. The service helps people explore their deepest hurts and draw strength from their own inner resources and those of the communities of support around them.

The service is a short term, early intervention model of person-centred, assets based listening with the aim of promoting personal and communal wellbeing.

"I came away with a feeling of optimism. I have since taken positive steps to make some changes in my like, which have improved my mental and emotional wellbeing." (NHS Tayside patient)

Angus - Services Available to Patients of:

Arbroath - West Practice, Springfield Health Centre Kirriemuir Health Centre
Brechin Health Centre Monifieth Medical Practice
Carnoustie Medical Practice Montrose – Annat Bank
Forfar – Academy Montrose – Castlegait
Forfar – Lour Road Montrose – Townhead
Forfar – Ravenswood

Dundee - Services Available to Patients of:

Ancrum Muirhead
Ancrum 1 Nethergate
Broughty Ferry Park Avenue
Coldside Princess Street
Douglas Taybank
Downfield Taycourt
Erskine Terra Nova
Grove Wallacetown
Hawkhill Westgate
Maryfield Whitfield

Perth & Kinross - Services Available to Patients of:

Alyth Medical Practice
Blairgowrie - Ardblair Medical Practice
Kinross - Loch Leven Medical Practice
Perth - City Medical Practice
Perth - King Street Practice
Perth - Whitefriers Surgery (Red Practice)

Last updated 13 Nov 2018, 1:18 p.m.

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01382 423110

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