Mental Health

Jen Opara is our practice mental health nurse and she can support patients aged 14 and above with mental health conditions, general stress, distress & life events.  Jen offers telephone and face to face consultations.  Please ask one of our team for an appointment.

Self Help - There are some self-help booklets (in PDF format) available here on: Anxiety, Depression, Stress, Managing Mental Health, Relaxation, and a Self-Help Mental Health Reading List1_NHSLothian_MentalHealthHelp_A5_4pp.pdf.  You can download any of these by just clicking the link.

Self-Assessment: If you are not sure whether you are stressed or anxious or depressed, or how much you are dealing with, why not take a simple on-line test and see for yourself. This is the DASS-42 (click here) and for Depression, Anxiety and Stress you get a Score. There are 42 indicators, and you can also print out your scores. If the scores are high, please consult your GP.

Cramond Counselling Service - The practice has a team of in-house counsellors to provide help and support for people with a range of emotional problems. Referrals to this service are made through your GP.

Other Available Counselling Services – In Edinburgh, there are a fairly wide range of counselling and mental health services. For a list of these, with contact numbers, please click here.