Wellbeing of Young People with Long Term Conditions in Lothian

Organisation : Mental Health Foundation
Grant Amount : £ 40,000
Project Dates : November 2013 to November 2015

This project aims to improve the mental health and wellbeing of young people (aged 11-18) living with long term conditions in Edinburgh and the Lothians, through:

  • Conducting primary research to explore the mental health issues experienced by young people living with long term conditions in Edinburgh and the Lothians.
  • Mapping existing sources of emotional support for young people with long term conditions across Edinburgh and the Lothians.
  • Supporting young people with long term conditions to come together with service providers to identify and implement innovative responses to addressing mental health needs.
  • Share learning within Lothian and more widely across Scotland