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1404, 2020

New mental health support – DBI Helping people cope during COVID-19

By |April 14th, 2020|Categories: General, Reports|Tags: , , |Comments Off on New mental health support – DBI Helping people cope during COVID-19

Additional support to help people look after their mental health and wellbeing during and after the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has been announced by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.The support includes an [...]

2003, 2020

DBI Programme Manager: Six Monthly Progress Report (Issue 6) Apr19-Sept19

By |March 20th, 2020|Categories: General, Reports|Tags: |Comments Off on DBI Programme Manager: Six Monthly Progress Report (Issue 6) Apr19-Sept19

DBI Programme Manager, Kevin O’Neill is required to produce a six monthly progress report to the Distress Brief Intervention (DBI) Programme Board in support of the effective governance and [...]

2701, 2020

Interim evaluation shows DBI helping people in distress

By |January 27th, 2020|Categories: General, News, Reports|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Interim evaluation shows DBI helping people in distress

An independent interim evaluation of a ground breaking mental health pilot suggests it could be helping to prevent some suicidal behaviour. The interim evaluation looked at the Distress Brief [...]

1912, 2019

Minister for Mental Health visits Borders

By |December 19th, 2019|Categories: General, News, Reports|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Minister for Mental Health visits Borders

Mental Health Minister, Clare Haughey MSP met with Borders DBI representatives at the Hive in Low Buckholmside, Galashiels, to commend them in helping the national project win a prestigious [...]

1511, 2019

DBI wins prestigious Scottish Health Award

By |November 15th, 2019|Categories: General, News, Reports|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on DBI wins prestigious Scottish Health Award

Frontline emergency staff were among those praised after a unique mental health project which helps those in distress won a prestigious Scottish Health Award. The hospital emergency department (ED), [...]

811, 2019

DBI visit to new associate programme members in Moray

By |November 8th, 2019|Categories: General, News, Reports|Tags: , , |Comments Off on DBI visit to new associate programme members in Moray

The central DBI team made a visit to associate programme members in Moray.Pictured are (l-r) Martyn Beton, administrator Mental Health & Wellness Centre; Martin McCoy, DBI analyst; Jilly Addison, GP [...]