Support and Information Sessions


Parent and Carer Support and Information Sessions on

Young People’s Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health Issues


Please find attached information about the next Information and Support Sessions for Parents and Carers who are concerned about their pre-teen or teenager’s Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health.


Each monthly session has a different topic focus and there is an opportunity for parents and carers to meet other parents and supportive professionals in a safe relaxed environment. Parents and carers of 11-18 year olds from in and around Edinburgh are welcome to book to attend any of the sessions.


The next Parent and Carer Support and Information session is on-


Low Mood and Depression in Teenagers – This session will be delivered by Dr Sara Shafi, Clinical Psychologist – CAMHS (Child and Adolescence Mental Health Service)

Friday 20th April 2018, 9.30-11.30am, Gate 55, 55 Sighthill Road, Edinburgh, EH11 4PB (Free car park available at the venue)


Communication with Teenagers – Exploring the challenges of keeping the lines of communication open with teenagers who have emotional wellbeing and mental health issues. Considering ways to listen so that teenagers talk and talk so that teenagers listen.

Tuesday 1st May 2018, 6.30-8.30pm, Jack Kane Centre, 208, Niddrie Mains road, Edinburgh, EH16 4ND (Free car park available at the venue)

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For more information or to book a place on any of the sessions please contact Jillian Hart, Parent and Carer Support Development Officer on 07860 736129 or email

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