Christmas Opening Times

    A very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all from Lifelink! We hope you have a peaceful, restful holiday season. We have some time off over the next two weeks, but you can get in touch via our head office (0141 552 4434) during the below times. Click here for information on … Continued

 

Building Resilience in Young People Through Emotional Literacy

  In this article, Rhona Philp, Lifelink’s Training and Enterprise Officer, writes for the Scottish Recovery Network’s December update on how the emotional literacy programme is improving the lives of young people. If someone were to ask you to define the term “emotional literacy”, would this pose a challenge? It’s an uncommon phrase for many, … Continued

 

Be prepared… for good mental health

Vice Chairperson of Lifelink’s board, Janice Collins blogs for us again on the importance of getting out and about for long-term positive mental health. Former Scouts and Guides have better mental health in later life according to a recent study. Researchers found that ex-members were 15% less likely than other adults to suffer anxiety or … Continued

 

Business Women in Scotland – Glasgow Live Event!

  Join Us At Business Women Scotland Live Event Glasgow 11/10/16 Hosted by Business Women Scotland magazine, this is a one day event of advice, inspiration and new connections for women in business.  There will be a range of speakers throughout the day giving advice on how to grow your business, grow your confidence to … Continued

 

Good Grief

Janice Collins, Vice Chair of Lifelink’s Board of Directors writes a blog on grief and why facing it in your own way is important. Good Grief. I’d like to begin at the end. The end of life, that is. Death is a certainty, it’s the when, where and how we don’t know. It’s not a … Continued

 

Lifelink and Financial Services Survey

  Lifelink are working with partners to increase the capacity of existing services and support a more coordinated approach to financial inclusion activities such as debt, fuel poverty, access to affordable credit and basic banking services. Your views are important and we would really appreciate it if you could take 5 minutes to complete 8 … Continued

 

COSCA is back!

Following the success of Lifelink’s COSCA Counselling Skills Course which began in January 2016 Lifelink are delighted to be offering two more opportunities to complete the Counselling Skills course with our accredited trainers in our contemporary training facility. The first counselling skills course will begin 20th September 2016 covering all four modules, finishing in August 2017. A second … Continued

 

A Fogey day in Glasgow town

– Vice Chair of Lifelink’s board of directors, Janice Collins shares her thoughts on young people and social media. I’m no old fogey (well maybe just a bit) but I’m happier than a host of happy emoijis that I didn’t have to spend my teens in selfie/celebrity/social media obsessed society. When I was growing up, … Continued

 

Lifelink Staff are Running the Edinburgh Half Marathon!

  Staff from Lifelink (including Chief Exec, Jacqui Taylor) are running/jogging the Edinburgh half marathon on the 29th of May 2016 to raise funds for Lifelink. We’re running to raise money that will enable us to look at new products for young people and adults and support them with their stress, mental health and well being. … Continued

 

Lifelink Maryhill – a new hub venue!

After months of hard work Lifelink are delighted to open the doors to our new North West Glasgow hub venue. Lifelink Maryhill offers an opportunity to see clients in the heart of the community, easily accessible and centrally located we will be able to offer our one to one counselling and group work services to … Continued

 

Podcast with Kibble Podcast Network

Lifelink Podcast

Lifelink’s Chief Executive Jacqui Taylor sits down with Mark Fraser from Kibble Podcast Network to discuss all things Lifelink. Listen here to hear about social enterprise, Jacqui’s own experiences and her passion and enthusiasm for the organisation and life-changing work Lifelink do. Jacqui Taylor of Lifelink, KPN podcast.    

 

Lifelink Ode

Welcome reception

  Lifelink Ode   Welcome to our service, how can we be of help to you? Sorry if you’ve had to wait, you’re now top of the queue Picking up the phone, can’t have been an easy task But we’re ready and listening, with just a few questions to ask!   Now we have your … Continued

 

Lifelink is a Glasgow Living Wage Employer!

Lifelink are proud to announce we’ve been recognised as one of several employers in Glasgow to pay the Glasgow Living Wage to all of our employees. This means Lifelink works with the highest quality staff who are motivated and productive in their work, ultimately resulting in a better service for all clients. Employees are experiencing … Continued

 

Mental Health Awareness Month

December is Mental Health Awareness month.  Janice Collins, senior internal communication manager at SGN Gas and Director of Lifelink, blogs about the issue. You’re mental.  In parts of Glasgow that’s considered a compliment, but the sad fact is if you said it to four people anywhere in the country, chances are on one occasion you’d … Continued

 

5 Top Tips for Staying Mentally Healthy this Christmas

With the festive season nearly underway it’s all too common to feel low or struggle with the pressures of this time of year. Here are Lifelink’s five top tips you can use to support your mental health and feel well over the next few weeks.   Stay in touch While Christmas can be a brilliant opportunity to … Continued