Mental Health

Kirkintilloch Health and Care Centre
10 Saramago Street
G66 3BF

Woodlands Mental Health Resource Centre
15-17 Waterloo Close
East Dunbartonshire
G66 2HL.

Glenkirk Centre
129 Drumchapel Road
G15 6PX

Tel: 0141 232 8200 Tel: 0141 232 7300 Tel: 0141 232 1300 
Out of hours: 0845 650 1730

Mental health is just as important as physical health. Mental illness can affect anyone at any time of their life.

There are many ways in which people with mental health issues can receive support and advice in East Dunbartonshire. Services are mainly provided through the Community Mental Health Team, to which people must be referred, and the Primary Care Mental Health Team, to which people can self-refer.

Primary Care Mental Health Team

The Primary Care Mental Health Team helps with mild to moderate mental health issues such as anxiety, depression or stress.

It provides help for people experiencing mild to moderate mental health problems such as anxiety, depression and stress. Support includes self-help advice, self-management materials, and individual therapy. 

The team will initially carry out a telephone assessment. during which they may advise you of services that can help and we will explain more about the options available within the service.

Community Mental Health Team

The Community Mental Health Team provides easy access to services and suitable treatment, and is based at the Woodlands Resource Centre in Kirkintilloch. It offers support to people with severe and/or enduring mental health issues.

Services include out-patient appointments, counselling, anxiety management, health promotion, medication management, and group or family work.

East Dunbartonshire Older Peoples’ Mental Health Services

East Dunbartonshire Older Peoples’ Mental Health Services provides medical and psychological approaches to promote positive mental health. The team works closely with partners to help people to maximise their potential and live well.

Services are available to adults over the age of 65 who are experiencing severe and enduring mental health problems such as depression, anxiety, memory loss and dementia.

The service is accessed through referral from GPs or other specialists.

Rosebank Garden Service

The Rosebank Garden Service in Merkland, Kirkintilloch, is a community-led allotment which encourages healthy living and social interaction through gardening.

For more information, visit the East Dunbartonshire Assets website.

Helpful Apps for Smart Phone (Some sites have in-apps purchases)

  • Headspace

  • Stop, Breathe, Think

  • Calm

  • Quiet Mind