New group programme/referral process

If you are interested in attending the group please contact us and we will put you on the waiting list with the hope being that you will not have to wait too long.

Equality in Society

So! We just put it out there today; Equality in society…what does that mean for people?  What were their experiences of being treated equally or unequally? Interestingly the group went straight to gender inequality, especially sexual assult on women, a topic that is currently headlining most days as society is rocked by the prevalence ofContinue reading “Equality in Society”

Favourite Places

At today’s group we looked at what group members favourite or safe places were.  This exercise was not meant solely for holiday destinations visited, but places that people found comfort in and felt safe.  Groups members talked about how certain places and environments really benefited their health.   People’s favourite places included; Their garden, Arthur SeatContinue reading “Favourite Places”

The Fear of being loved

Today group members talked of how hard it can be for them to react to comments made by others about them, be that negative or indeed positive.  We also discussed how people may find it easier not to get close to anyone for fear of rejection or of being let down. A lot of these issues have been due toContinue reading “The Fear of being loved”

Lots of Positive Energy Flowing Through Group!

Today we had a slightly different type of meeting; where a large chunk of it would be used in preparation for next week’s event/talk. A couple of group members discussed how their trip through to The Scottish Recovery initiative went. As the group had received funding from this organisation to go towards raising awareness ofContinue reading “Lots of Positive Energy Flowing Through Group!”

Welcome!

Welcome to the online home of the Choose Life Project at Simpson House. We started our work in the Summer of 2012, funded by the national chooselife strategy for suicide prevention. We are here to help anyone who has felt suicidal or who would like support in their recovery, and to provide a space for those whoContinue reading “Welcome!”