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KIND CONNECTIONS

Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Peer Support Groups

Our Kind Connections initiative was founded to allow people to connect and build meaningful relationships in their local community, and provide a peer support network that shines a light during our darker times. Please get in touch if you would like to get involved in any of the following activities in the community.

 

PEER GROUPS

"A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step." ~ Lao Tzu

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CONNECT SOUTH LANARKSHIRE

Male Support and Suicide Prevention Group

This is a peer support group for men based in the East Kilbride area. We facilitate a variety of wellbeing initiatives and provide a safe environment for men to share how they feel and get support. We support men to navigate some of the challenges they may be facing including trauma, addiction, fatherhood, loneliness, anxiety and depression.

  • Weekly Zoom calls

  • Local walks (Depending on COVID Restrictions)

  • Connection to nature

THE VETERAN E.R.V

Veteran Peer Support and Suicide Prevention Group

This is a veteran peer support group to help veterans stay connected and get the support they need to integrate into our communities. We facilitate a variety of wellbeing initiatives and provide a safe environment for veterans to share how they feel. We support veterans to navigate some of the challenges they may be facing including PTSD, addiction, loneliness, anxiety and depression.

  • Weekly Zoom calls

  • Organised connection to nature

 

As we continue to grow we will provide other opportunities for people to come together and support each other. One initiative that is currently under development is a local Connect Female Support Group.