Living Well North Edinburgh (LWNE) – Pilton Services

Living Well North Edinburgh, (LWNE), is a community mental health organisation, offering support and understanding.

LWNE offers support, friendship, and understanding to people who are finding things difficult. A range of groups offer peer support and are informal and friendly. The group programme is updated regularly, and includes things like:

  • Group art therapy and counselling
  • Group peer support
  • Crafts like pottery, rag rugging, paper mache and arts
  • Tai chi, yoga and relaxation

If you are feeling fed-up, depressed, stressed, anxious or isolated, please phone for an informal chat or to make an appointment to come and meet the staff. Your first appointment will take around 45 minutes. It is ok to bring a friend or support worker along with you. Once you are a member you can then join the groups or drop in sessions.

There is also a Living Well Centre in Clermiston which offers similar support.

Service Categories

Eligibility

Intended Client Groups:

  • People Experiencing Mental Health Difficulties

Residency:

This service is available to residents of all parts of Edinburgh

Applicants for this service should also meet this condition:

Adults aged 18 and over who have mental health problems.

Referral

Self Referral

This service accepts direct self referrals.

By Appointment

This service is available by appointment only.

Contact Info. & Provider's Address

Address

5 West Pilton Park
Edinburgh
EH4 4EL

Office Hours

Monday Fridays, from 9.00 am to 4.00 pm

Service Contact

Tel: 0131 343 6375
Email: info@livingwellnorthedinburgh.org.uk
Website: www.livingwellnorthedinburgh.org.uk

Facilities & Access

This service has the following facilities:

  • Public Parking
    Is available on street
  • Please call or email for a copy of our current newsletter
  • This service is not accessible to wheelchair users.
  • Creche facilities are not available at this location.

Transport

Public Transport Information

Lothian Regional Transport bus numbers – Lothian bus numbers: 19, 21, 27, 29, 37, 38, 47

Lothian Buses Site for routes and timetables.

Provider's Name: Living Well North Edinburgh, (LWNE)

Type: Charity/Voluntary

“LWNE is all about helping people grow” Living Well North Edinburgh, (LWNE), is a community mental health organisation.  The essence of LWNE is people working together to improve the mental health and well-being of their local community and themselves.   Our service users are members of the organisation and this is what they prefer to be called.    The content and delivery of our work is led by and responsive to our Members’ needs.  LWNE was formed in the autumn of 2011 by a merger between the Pilton based PROP Stress Centre and the Clermiston based Threshold Mental Health Project. If you want some support, friendship, understanding or just a friendly face, then come along to LWNE.  We offer relaxation sessions, and other groups such as confidence building, arts and crafts. We also have a number of weekly Drop Ins.   Our regular newsletter details our future plans and activities.   So, if you are feeling fed-up, depressed, stressed, anxious or isolated, please phone for an informal chat or to make an appointment to come and meet us.

Services run by this provider

Service Contact

Tel: 0131 343 6375
Email: info@livingwellnorthedinburgh.org.uk
Website: www.livingwellnorthedinburgh.org.uk

Office Hours

Monday Fridays, from 9.00 am to 4.00 pm

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