What is A Sense of Belonging?

A Sense of Belonging is the mental health strategy for Lothian for 2011 - 2016.

It sets out a vision for how the public, people with lived, and living experience of mental illness and mental health problems, people who use mental health services, carers, the voluntary sector, East Lothian, Midlothian, West Lothian and Edinburgh City Councils and NHS Lothian, will work together across Lothian to improve mental health and wellbeing for people of all ages.

A Sense of Belonging has 4 ‘Commitments to Change’. These are:

You can read the Full Strategy and a Summary Strategy.

In “A Sense of Belonging“ we are committed to exploring and increasing opportunities for using community venues to provide a welcoming and safe environment for people to engage in activities which support mental health and wellbeing. We are delighted that we have been able to secure the use of Walpole Hall to help support these aims.

For further information see 'A Sense of Some Place'.

Last Reviewed: 14/04/2016