British Sign Language (BSL)

Information about immunisation, screening and other health topics in British Sign Language (BSL). To request information in BSL, use contactSCOTLAND-BSL (https://contactscotland-bsl.org/) to speak to our health information team on 0800 22 44 88.

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Health rights

Healthy living

Illnesses and conditions

Immunisation

After immunisations for young people (BSL)

What young people might expect after immunisation

Babies and young children (BSL)

What to expect after immunisation

BCG and your baby (BSL)

The BCG vaccine helps protect your baby against tuberculosis (TB)

Childhood immunisations (BSL)

Vaccines offered as part of the childhood immunisation schedule

Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine (BSL)

Coronavirus vaccination helps to reduce your risk of developing coronavirus and makes symptoms milder if you catch the virus

Hepatitis B and your baby (BSL)

Hepatitis B immunisation for babies

HPV vaccine (BSL)

Vaccine that helps to protect against human papillomavirus (HPV)

HPV: Men who have sex with men (MSM) (BSL)

HPV vaccine for men who have sex with men

NHS Scotland COVID Status (BSL)

British Sign Language (BSL) information about the NHS Scotland COVID Status

Shingles vaccine (BSL)

It's not always possible to prevent shingles, but a vaccine can reduce your chances of developing the condition.

Pneumococcal vaccine (adults) (BSL)

Pneumococcal vaccine, helps protect you against pneumonia and meningitis.

Tuberculosis (TB) fact sheet (BSL)

What Tuberculosis (TB) means for you and your family

Vaccines for young people (BSL)

Vaccinations you'll be offered as a teenager in Scotland

Vaccines in pregnancy (BSL)

Vaccines in pregnancy leaflet (BSL)

Whooping cough vaccine (BSL)

What you need to know about whooping cough and immunisation

Winter vaccines (BSL)

Information about flu and coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines in BSL

Mental health and wellbeing

Anxiety disorders in children (BSL)

British Sign Language advice about anxiety disorders in children

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) (BSL)

Learn about attention deficit hyperactivity disorder symptoms and treatments.

Breathing and relaxation exercises for stress (BSL)

Exercises to help you manage stress and understand where it comes from

Breathing Space (BSL)

A free and confidential phone service for anyone in Scotland experiencing low mood, depression or anxiety

Depression (BSL)

What depression is and how it's treated

Five steps to mental wellbeing (BSL)

Steps you can take to help you feel happier and more positive.

Generalised anxiety disorder (GAD) (BSL)

What GAD is and how it's treated

How to cope if your parents split up (BSL)

Advice for young people on how to cope if your parents split up

How to cope with feeling sad or unhappy (BSL)

Advice for young people on coping with feeling sad or unhappy

How to cope with the loss of someone close (BSL)

Advice for young people on how to cope with the loss of someone close

How to deal with panic attacks (BSL)

Advice on how to deal with a panic attack

How to make friends and develop friendships (BSL)

Advice for young people on how to make friends and develop friendships

Insomnia (BSL)

Insomnia is difficulty getting to sleep or staying asleep for long enough to feel refreshed the next morning.

Panic disorder (BSL)

Panic disorder is where you have recurring and regular panic attacks, often for no apparent reason.

Personality disorders (BSL)

Learn about the signs, symptoms and treatments of a personality disorder

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) (BSL)

Learn about post-traumatic stress disorder, an anxiety disorder caused by very stressful, frightening or distressing events, in BSL.

Psychosis (BSL)

Psychosis is a mental health problem that causes people to perceive or interpret things differently from those around them. This might involve hallucinations or delusions.

Suicide information (BSL)

Learn about why people might attempt suicide and where to find help

Talking, listening and reducing stigma around suicide (BSL)

How to talk, listen and reduce stigma around suicide

Ten ways to fight your fears (BSL)

Advice on ten ways to fight your fears

What to do if you're feeling worried (BSL)

Advice for young people on what to do if you're feeling worried

Why am I so angry? (BSL)

Advice on how to cope with anger

Why do I feel anxious and panicky? (BSL)

Advice on what to do if you feel anxious or panicky

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) (BSL)

BSL information about obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)

Screening

Sexual and reproductive

Periods and menstrual health