You’re Not Alone – ACVO’s Alan Clark writes about the uncertainty in the Oil and Gas sector in Aberdeen, the knock on effect to other industries and the challenges faced by those facing redundancy.  Drawing on his own experience Alan aims to raise awareness of these issues and highlight where to find both practical and emotional support.

Story 1 – Unfortunately, due to current adverse trading conditions, we are going to have to embark upon a redundancy process.
Story 2 – After the Dust has Settled
Story 3 – Plan A or Plan B
Story 4 – Practical Considerations and Support
Story 5 – Why are you not at work Daddy?
Story 6 – For richer, for poorer.  In sickness and in health
Story 7 –  Redundancy, stress and alcohol (Guest Blog by Heather Wilson – Health Improvement Officer (Alcohol and Drugs) with Aberdeen City Alcohol and Drugs Partnership)

Mental Health Directory

ACVO’s ongoing commitment is to partnership working and key to this is information sharing. As part of this  we have compiled a comprehensive Directory of the 3rd Sector Mental Health Service Provision in Aberdeen City. This is not only across the sector but at National and Local levels too – all of which highlights the broad range and quite diverse spectrum of services available.

Click here to access the directory.

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Counselling Services Directory

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  • – Counselling Directory is a confidential service that encourages those in distress to seek help. The directory contains information on many different types of distress, as well as articles, news, and events.  This website also offers free listings for registered charities.