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“Success isn’t measured by what you achieve, its measured by the challenges you overcome."

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A dynamic organisation led by the voices of lived experience of mental, emotional, distress and health inequalities.

Working collectively and collaboratively we seek to find solutions to the daily issues and challenges of life; which can cause mental and emotional distress. Is anxiety or depression as a result of economic uncertainty an illness? Will a tablet be the cure? Or, as a society does something need to change? ......

‘’ The economic crisis is expected to produce secondary mental health effects that may increase suicide and alcohol death rates’’

Caring Over People’s Emotions (COPE)

Offers direct support to individuals as well as workshops, advice, information and signposting to individuals aged 16 and over living in West Glasgow experiencing mental and emotional distress. Services are offered 5 days a week from 20 Drumchapel Rd and one day a week from The Yoker Resource Centre.

COPE Digital

An online learning portal for tips and ideas to maintain emotional and mental wellbeing. Building resilience to life challenges which can cause distress, and share for free what we have learned and co-designed working with people with lived experience, for you to use yourself or share with others.

COPEScotland

Working in partnership and linking to wider developments in health and social care integration and transformation in primary care, explore ways to share what we have learned; through Caring Over People’s Emotions, for others to adopt and adapt as fits with their services.

With partners and the voices of lived experience continue to explore new interventions which can support wellbeing and resilience to life challenges and share online with the world.

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“‘Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.”

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OUR PHILOSOPHY

A leader is best when people barely know he exists when his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
they will say: we did it ourselves.
Lao Tzu

1.	We care

1. We care

it matters to us that what we do is of use to people.
2. We respect

2. We respect

we know only by working together can real change for the better occur and are committed to the principles of co-design, production and delivery.

3. We understand

3. We understand

that often life can be challenging. Being more resilient or self-managing that which has no easy answers or immediate solution is the best we can do. Pain in life is inevitable, suffering is optiona.

4. We promote

4. We promote

strategies which can help us learn to live with the challenge, or uncertainty and being able to find meaning and purpose to our lives regardless of what life throws

Good mental health
5. We believe

5. We believe

it's learning to be kind to ourselves and others which can lead to improved well being
6. We know

6. We know

often when we live in the past we are depressed, when we live in the future, we can be anxious but to live in peace, we must learn to live in the present.

7. We Listen

7. We Listen

everyone has a point of view and a contribution to make, and we believe in listening and hearing, so communication can be improved, and connections can be built which support positive changes.

OUR OPERATIONS

Healthy minds are a reflection of healthy individuals and communities and good mental health is essential for well-being.

This is our main office and centre for change; we also offer peripatetic services at Yoker Resource Centre on a Tuesday 9am-5pm. Appointments are made through our main office 944 5490.

      • Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 9am - 5.30pm
      • Tuesday 9am - 5.00pm
      • Friday, 9am - 2.30pm
      • Close Monday - Thursday 1.00pm - 1.45pm

Sorry, we do not offer home visits.

We currently have funds to offer direct one to one support in the following areas:

  • Anniesland
  • Blairdardie
  • Dumbarton Road Corridor
  • Drumchapel
  • Knightswood
  • Yoker
  • Scotstoun
  • Temple
  • Whiteinch

However, through our website and workshops, we are sometimes able to offer learning opportunities out with these areas. If you do not live in the above areas and are interested in workshops, please use the contacts page to get in touch. The website is available to all, 24/7 365 and we are exploring how this can be an even more effective resource.

 

Workshops are a really good way of finding out more about caring for your well-being without having to engage with one to one services if you don't want to. Workshops we offered at COPE include:

I just want to know more about a subject but I don't want to give my details or have to see someone on an individual basis.

  • 2-day confidence building workshops
  • Taster workshops for Mindful Living
  • 2-day Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training
  • How to use essential oils to improve wellbeing
  • Group acupuncture courses
  • Stress Busters
  • Yoga taster workshops
  • And more, our workshop programme varies according to need and demand

To find out more about any of our workshops or when they may be running please email [email protected]

Healthy minds

Areas we cover for direct services

Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible - Dalai Lama

Useful/Emergency Contacts

  • Silverline 0800 4 70 80 90
  • Childeline 0800 1111
  • ParentLine 08000 28 22 33
  • Samaritans 116 123
  • Breathing Space 0800 83 85 87
  • NHS 111
  • Gamblers anonymous 0370 050 8881
  • Narcotics anonymous 0300 999 1212
  • Alcoholics anonymous 0800 9177 6506
  • CALM 0800 58 58 58
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Head Office: 20 Drumchapel Road G15 6QE
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