The Spark provides counselling and mental health support services for individuals, couples, families, children and young people in Scotland. This includes a free and confidential helpline on 0808 802 2088. 

Counselling was invaluable and helped us through a very difficult time in our relationship. We are a much happier couple now.

97% of our clients said they would recommend counselling to their friends and family.

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How to cope with the winter blues – part 3

How to cope with the winter blues – part 3

In the final part of The Spark's 'How to cope with the winter blues' series, we're offering a few more tips on keeping your mood up when the sun is going down. You can catch up with part 1 and part 2 where we looked at how a 'sexy raincoat', not being Gordon Gekko and...

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How to cope with the winter blues – part 2

How to cope with the winter blues – part 2

Welcome to part 2 of The Spark's 'How to cope with the winter blues' series offering our tips on ways to defeat the winter blues. Catch up on part 1 of 'How to cope with the winter blues' where we looked at how embracing the winter season, taking up a new indoor...

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How to cope with the winter blues – part 1

How to cope with the winter blues – part 1

When the days start getting shorter and the nights longer, many people start to feel their mood drop. Unlike Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) – a form of clinical depression – the ‘winter blues’ is a general term for the feelings of sadness and lethargy we can all...

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The Spark is a registered charity reference SC018249 with the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator.
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