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3006, 2020

Distress Brief Intervention (DBI) Programme marks three years of service

By |June 30th, 2020|Categories: General|Tags: |Comments Off on Distress Brief Intervention (DBI) Programme marks three years of service

Tuesday 30th June, marked two special events for Scotland's DBI programme, its third anniversary; coupled with the news that programmes team members had assisted its 8,000th person in distress. [...]

806, 2020

DBI goes national

By |June 8th, 2020|Categories: General, Reports|Tags: , , |Comments Off on DBI goes national

From Monday 8th of June, anyone who phones NHS24 Mental Hub from anywhere in Scotland can be referred to the Distress Brief Intervention Programme (DBI) for further support, when [...]

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 [...]