This page will remind you of the wide variety of information we can provide you to help with your healthy lifestyle.
Highland Libraries are committed to supporting the health and wellbeing of our communities. Using our online catalogue, you can gain access to a wide variety of materials on all aspects of healthy living. Please see 'External Links' to search for books currently in stock and to visit the official website for Healthy Highland.
Click here for a list of health related websites and resources.
Highland Childcare and Family Information Service
Searchable site for registered childcare services and family support contacts.
This is a government template and not pretty = plan is to develop it as part of the parent support framework
Chip+ Children in the Highland Information Point
Offers information, support and advice to the families and carers of children and young people with additional support needs, and to professionals who work with them. Based in Inverness, CHIP+ offers a friendly, free and confidential service throughout Highland region.
Care and Learning Alliance
Includes parent and toddler groups (English and Gaelic) and other family support contacts.
High-Societies & SDS
High-Societies Community Information Directory is a The Highland Council interactive website for community information about clubs, organisations, societies and social care providers across the Highlands. High-Societies will help you find contact details, information and website links for clubs, organisations, societies and social care providers.
High-Societies and Self-Directed Support are working in partnership to provide access to up-to-date information and contact details for socail care providers in the Highlands. Click here to search High-Societies Community Information Directory.
NHS Scotland has established a new national health information service for Scotland – 'NHS inform' which was launched on Tuesday 03 August 2010.
NHS inform will provide the public, patients and carers with a wide range of quality assured health information online at http://www.nhsinform.co.uk/ over the telephone at 0800 22 44 88 (between 8am and 10pm) and in the future, face to face.
Scottish Support Groups Directory
From addiction to multiple sclerosis, the Scottish Support Groups Directory has local and national organisations ready to help you. It includes health groups, charities, voluntary groups, local authorities and NHS services. You can search the directory using keywords, or you can browse by a-z.
It can be found on the NHS Inform homepage by clicking on the 'Support Service Directory' tab.
"See Me" - mental ill-health awareness
Scotland’s national campaign to end the stigma and discrimination of mental ill-health. We are an alliance of five mental health organisations and fully funded by the Scottish Government.
Action on Depression - Living Life to the Full Interactive
Make some positive changes and move forward with your life...Sign up for a free online course to help you overcome common problems seen in low mood, such as unhelpful thinking, feeling overwhelmed and not sleeping. LLTTF Interactive is a self-help life skills training package based on the proven Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) approach.
To register for the course email firstname.lastname@example.org or check out our website www.aod.llttfionline.co.uk
New website for Young People
Calman Trust has launched a new website "Leaving home in the Highlands" for young people aged 16-25. For more information about health and wellbeing, and links about independent living, browse our 'External Links' section.
This very successful scheme is run in partnership with NHS Highland and allows you to access a variety of books on various mental health issues. Please see 'In This Section' for more information on the scheme and links to useful websites.
As a member of Highland Libraries, you can access a wide variety of online information sources from our Information Services page