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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 appropriate. This follows an announcement in April by the First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon MSP, about this expansion, as part of the Scottish Government’s support for [...]

By |2020-06-09T13:50:04+00:00June 8th, 2020|General, Reports|Comments Off on DBI goes national

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 investment of more than £1 million towards the expansion of the Distress Brief Intervention (DBI) programme to help people in distress, and the launch of [...]

By |2020-04-14T13:33:44+00:00April 14th, 2020|General, Reports|Comments Off on New mental health support – DBI Helping people cope during COVID-19

DBI Programme Manager: Six Monthly Progress Report 1 (January 2017- June 2017)

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 implementation of the DBI programme. Kevin would like to take this opportunity to thank the Scottish Government, DBI Central Team, Host Organisation, Programme Board, Local [...]

By |2017-07-14T09:43:11+00:00July 13th, 2017|General|Comments Off on DBI Programme Manager: Six Monthly Progress Report 1 (January 2017- June 2017)

Minister for Mental Health attends Gathering

The Minister for Mental Health Maureen Watt MSP attended the Distress Brief Intervention gathering at the end of May to hear how the DBI project was progressing.The Minister attended the event around a year on from when she announced the launch of the programme in July 2016.She expressed delight at the progress made over the [...]

By |2017-07-06T08:18:43+00:00July 6th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Minister for Mental Health attends Gathering