Mental Health Aberdeen is a charity, local to Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire providing support services, counselling and advice to adults, young people and children affected by challenges related to mental health and wellbeing.
We provide services such as adult and youth counselling, befriending, carers support and community day centres.

Mental Health Aberdeen was formed in 1950, making it one of the oldest charities working with people experiencing mental health difficulties.
Whatever your interest in MHA, we hope you find some information to help and we are always happy to hear from individuals and groups who need further information or have any questions

Please explore our website and feel free to contact us if you require further information.
1 in 4 people in Scotland will experience mental ill-health at some point in their lives
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Mission Statement & Key Values:
To meet the mental health needs and improve the mental wellbeing of the people in the north-east of Scotland, by providing effective and accessible services as well as promoting positive mental health to all.
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Key Dates in MHA History:
Mental Health Aberdeen - independent local charity founded in 1950 under the name of Aberdeen and North East Association for Mental Health. One of the oldest organisations of its kind.
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MHA MISSION STATEMENT:

To meet the mental health needs and improve the mental wellbeing of the people in the north-east of Scotland, by providing effective and accessible services as well as promoting positive mental health to all.

MHA KEY VALUES:

To recognise that every individual has the right to receive the help they need to recover from mental ill health

To encourage well being and recovery

To treat every individual, whether it is staff, volunteers or clients, with respect and dignity

To promote equality and inclusion

To empower people

To be client led and flexible

To be accountable to our members, staff, volunteers, clients and wider public

To involve staff, volunteers and clients in helping shape our services

OUR SERVICES INCLUDE:

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Adult & Youth Counselling

We have counselling services based in Aberdeen City and Aboyne. We also have youth counsellors based in Torry Academy, Bucksburn Academy, Dyce Academy and Harlaw Academy, as well as in Walker Road Primary and Tullos Primary School.
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Information Helpline

Our information helpline is available for signposting and guidance on where to get specific help if MHA services do not suit your needs.
HELPLINE:
01224 573892
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HISTORY

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