Changes is a mental health charity in East Lothian, here to help you achieve and maintain positive mental health and wellbeing. We provide support to anyone over the age of 16, living, or registered with a GP in East Lothian.We offer a wide range of services and activities including:

  • One-to-one therapy
  • Support groups and courses
  • Healthy living activities
  • Training
  • Volunteering opportunities

Our services are free and open to everyone. We can help with a variety of challenges which may include:

  • Stress
  • Panic
  • Low mood
  • Low self-esteem
  • Anxiety
  • Worry
  • Depression
  • Negative thinking

Changes was established in 1996 to promote the positive wellbeing of people living in East Lothian. Growing from a local community initiative, over the years Changes has developed a range of tried and tested self-help groups and courses, counselling and cognitive behavioural therapy services, mental health awareness training, together with well supported volunteer opportunities, where volunteers co-facilitate groups and courses and lead a wide range of health living activities.Our groups and courses are friendly, welcoming and inclusive and offer opportunities to meet new people, get active and get involved in your local community.