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Health and wellbeing for carers

This section has information to help you to maintain your mental health and wellbeing including local supports which are available.

Looking after someone can be rewarding, but it can also impact on your health and wellbeing especially your mental health.

Mental health consists of mental wellbeing, which includes life satisfaction, positive relationships with others and having purpose in life and mental health problems which include the presence or absence of mental health problems, for example depression and anxiety. If you want to speak to someone about this there are a number of places you can turn.

PKAVS Carers Hub

This is a multi-agency website which aims to be a 'one stop shop' for unpaid carers in Perth & Kinross, where carers can go to one place for information, support or advice. To talk to someone today, call 01738 567076, or visit www.pkavscarershub.org.uk/Mental-Health for further details.

Perth and Kinross Council - Mental Health and Wellbeing

Visit the Mental Health and Wellbeing page for more information and support that is available for both carers and the person you care for.

Perth and Kinross Wellbeing Support Services

You can also visit the Wellbeing Support Services page to find contact details for the Wellbeing Support Team operating in you local area.