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Living Life

A Scotland wide psychological therapy service

SERVICES PROVIDED:

Living Life is a free telephone service available to anyone over the age of 16 who is suffering from low mood, mild to moderate depression and/or anxiety.

 You can access Living Life either by:

  • GP referral
  • Phoning the free, confidential phone line on 0800 328 9655 (Mon-Fri 1pm to 9pm). You will be asked to provide some details and then an assessment appointment will be arranged to discuss the service and how help can be provided to you. (Note - some mobile phone operators may charge for calls so please ask if you are calling from a mobile and would like them to call you back)

Two types of telephone intervention and support are provided:

  • Living Life Guided Self Help (CBT with a self-help coach)

Available throughout Scotland.

Self-help coaches guide you over the phone through a series of self-help workbooks to help understand some of the reasons why you are feeling low, depressed or anxious.

Sessions take place over a period of approximately 4-8 weeks, at a time suitable to you.

Living Life Guided Self-Help leaflet (PDF, 248KB) 

  • Living Life Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT with a therapist)

Available throughout Scotland.

Specialist help and support, allowing you to work with a qualified therapist over the phone through a series of 6-9 telephone sessions. The therapist is able to provide specialist CBT support to you in the short term, helping you address negative patterns of thinking and teaching new ways of coping.

Living Life Cognitive Behavioural Therapy leaflet (PDF, 637 KB)

CONTACT DETAILS

5th Floor
Golden Jubilee National Hospital
Beardmore Street
Clydebank
G81 4HX
Glasgow
United Kingdom

Tel: 0800 328 9655
Website: http://www.nhs24.com/usefulresources/livinglife/

Record last updated: 17th Aug 2018

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