Beating The Blues

Beating the Blues is an effective, proven treatment for sufferers of depression and anxiety.

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What is it?

Designed to help with symptoms of stress, anxiety, depression and low mood.

Beating the Blues is an online programme proven to help people who are feeling stressed, depressed, anxious or just generally low. Beating the Blues is based on cognitive-behavioural therapy – a psychological therapy that focuses on the relationships between thoughts (cognitions), behaviours and feelings.

Beating the Blues is accessible through PC's, laptops, tablets and most smart phones.

Accessible and easy to use

Beating the Blues consists of eight sessions. Each session is made up of 3-5 modules. Each module takes about 10-15 minutes to complete. It has interactive elements and video examples of other people’s experiences for you to watch to aid understanding.

For the programme to be most effective, we advise completing a module every couple of days, about one session every week.

The sessions focus on what is happening in your life here and now and help you see the link between how your thinking influences how you feel and behave. The programme supports you to set goals and make positive changes.

Beating the Blues is most effective if you also do the tasks recommended in each session.

Flexible, use it anytime anyplace anywhere

The programme is confidential and available 24/7 so you can work through it at your own pace. It can be accessed at home or at a library, if you prefer.

How do I access the service?

Discuss the program with your GP or Health professional who will be able to make a referral to the service for you.


Referring to “Beating the Blues” Computerised CBT Programme

Referring to “Beating the Blues” Computerised CBT Programme

Download Beating the Blues referral guidelines

Contact Information

Local Co-ordinator: Diane Reilly
Address: cCBT Service, Psychological Therapies, Level 2, Houldsworth Centre, Kenilworth Avenue, Wishaw, ML2 7BQ
Telephone: 01355 597999


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