It’s only logical

Vice Chair of Lifelink’s Board, Janice Collins, blogs for World Mental Health day on Tuesday 10th October about the importance of creating a platform for discussion around suicide and addressing the stigma that still surrounds it. It’s only logical It’s fair to say I’m not in Radio 1’s target audience.  But then even when I … Continued

 

50/50 by 2020 – Lifelink’s Commitment to Equality

Lifelink’s board of directors have signed up to the Scottish Government’s Partnership for Change and have issued the following statement, “Effective boards bring together diverse thinking and talent. So we welcome the opportunity to sign up to the Partnership for Change and commit to further the diversity of our Board, working towards 50/50 gender balance … Continued

 

Lifelink and St Mungo’s Museum

  Lifelink are delighted to announce we are once again working in partnership with Glasgow Museums, part of Glasgow Life, to bring you a free opportunity to attend monthly sessions which combine the art of mindfulness and museum learning. These sessions will take place in the afternoon of the first Sunday of every month and … Continued

 

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