iThrive Edinburgh (www.ithriveedinburgh.org.uk) is the online space for mental health and wellbeing information for all Edinburgh’s citizens.
This online space is part of Thrive Edinburgh and replaces Edspace. iThrive contains a range of self-help materials, local support and service information, events and news. It also has a dedicated Covid-19 section.
The self-help section includes resources, activities and ideas that people can use to manage and look after their mental health and wellbeing. It includes over 70 wellbeingapps, a wide range of helplines and online support, as well as guides and resources on topics such as sleep, stress, anxiety, students and grief.
Services and support directory
The service directory contains over 200 services. There is also a postcode locator which allows people to quickly and easily find what support is available in their locality. You can also filter the services by area and then the type of support.
This area of iThrive links you with the most reliable sources for Covid-19 local and national updates. It includes sections on anxiety, grief and loneliness related to Covid-19 as well as things to do to keep well during the pandemic. It also included practical support for during this time related to money, food, digital support, housing and work.
Accessibility and languages function
iThrive uses the accessibility software ReciteMe. This feature allows you to translate the content into over a hundred different languages, print pages easily, download information as audio files and much more. This feature can be accessed by clicking the ‘Accessibility & Languages’ button in the top right-hand corner of the website.