MND Scotland offers a counselling service to people affected by Motor Neurone Disease (MND).

Unfortunately some of our services have been affected due to Coronavirus. Please click here for all the updates.

Receiving a diagnosis of Motor Neurone Disease (MND), or having a loved one receive a diagnosis, can be extremely overwhelming.

Talking to someone outside of your own family or circle of friends can sometimes help you cope with the different emotions that can come with a diagnosis.

We all cope differently and you may feel all sorts of emotions, or you may be aware that you are not your usual self.

You might:

  • frequently feel tearful
  • find it difficult to be around others
  • be more short tempered than usual
  • have trouble sleeping
  • experience painful thoughts
  • find yourself over or under eating

Talking to someone outside of your own family or circle of friends can help you cope with these emotions.

Please note:

We are currently reviewing our Counselling Service to improve this going forward. Therefore, on a temporary basis, we may only be able to arrange counselling for new service users by telephone or Skype at this time. We apologise for any inconvenience and we aim to offer a refreshed face-to-face Counselling Service in due course.

If you need help urgently you can call the Samaritans on 116 123.

If you would like to find out more about this service please email or call us on 0141 332 3903. You can also speak to your MND Clinical Specialist.

Have a question? Contact us for more information.

What is MND?

Motor Neurone Disease is a rapidly progressing terminal illness, which stops signals from the brain reaching the muscles.

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