Support for Adults

Lanarkshire's first stop for online mental health and wellbeing, providing information for people seeking assistance with mental health problems

Support for young people

Elament provides information for people seeking assistance with mental health problems; including a directory of services in your area.

Support for parents and carers

There are an estimated 34,000 carers currently living in South Lanarkshire. You may be caring for an older relative, friend, partner, child or neighbour or someone in a job who has a caring role. We are committed to providing information and support to carers.

Support for Professionals

A wide variety of training courses are available in Lanarkshire. Most of the courses are free. Courses are available for people who have an interest in mental health to professionals working in this field or to support employers to promote a mentally healthy work place. 


Find out more about a range of training opportunities happening across Lanarkshire.

Welcome to Elament

We are in the process of updating our website to better serve those who visit. We are continuing the population of content over the next few weeks.

Mental health is about how people think and feel. How we think and feel affects our overall health and well-being and quality of life. Many factors influence mental health - housing, jobs, schools, transport, the environment - as well as the way we live our lives.


Distress Brief Intervention Programme Briefing

The Scottish Government (SG) is focused on improving responses to people in distress.

Breathing Space Day - 52 Weeks of Kindness

52 weeks of kindness is a year long initiative to promote acts of kindness for better mental health in Scotland.

Well Connected Programme

Well Connected is Lanarkshire's social prescribing programme. Well Connected makes it easy for people to take part in and benefit from activities and services that we know can improve well-being.

Stress Control Classes

Stress Control is a six session class. Each session lasts for 90 minutes. Stress Control was devised by Jim White, a clinical psychologist in Glasgow, to help the large number of people who complained of stress and who were keen to learn how to tackle their problems themselves.

Mental Health Topics

Our Mental Health Topics A-Z offers information on problems, issues and treatment options, including the latest news, upcoming events and free, downloadable self help guides on issues relating to well being and mental health.

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Self-Help Resources

Many people can benefit from using self-help booklets as an aid to understand the problems they are experiencing and learn new ways to help them deal with those problems.

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