Anxiety UK helpline, phone 03444 775 774 or text 07537 416 905 Monday – Friday, 9.30-5.30. Text-based support also available.
Breathing Space is Scotland’s mental health helpline for individuals experiencing symptoms of low mood, depression, or anxiety, and offers free and confidential advice for individuals over the age of 16. They can be contacted on 0800 83 85 87, 6pm to 2am Monday to Thursday; and from 6pm Friday throughout the weekend to 6am Monday
Mind helpline – 0300 123 3393 for information and signposting. Monday – Friday, 9am – 6pm.
NHS24 Mental Health Hub Telephone advice and support on healthcare can be obtained from NHS24 by phoning 111; the Mental Health Hub is open 24/7.
No Panic Youthline – 0330 606 1174, 10am – 10pm, every day
Childline is a free service for children and young people, for whenever they need support or advice. It is open 24/7, and there are many ways to get support. You can call 0800 1111. Other ways are set out on their website: www.childline.org.uk
Samaritans provide confidential non-judgemental emotional support 24 hours a day for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair. You can contact Samaritans free by phoning 116 123 or via email on firstname.lastname@example.org
PARYRUS Call HOPELINEUK on 08000684141.
HOPELINEUK advisers want to work with you to understand why thoughts of suicide might be present. They also want to provide you with a safe space to talk through anything happening in your life that could be impacting on your or anyone else’s ability to stay safe.
Email email@example.com to arrange a call back between 10am and 4pm, Monday and Tuesday’s
Child Bereavement UK Helpline
Call the Child Bereavement UK helpline on 0800 02 888 40. Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm
Bereavement charity supporting grieving children and families
8088 020 021 Call us between 8am-8pm, Monday-Friday.
Cruse Bereavement Helpline
Call the Cruse Bereavement Helpline on 0808 808 1677, Monday – Friday, 9am – 9pm
Beat Eating Disorders
Call 0808 801 0711, 9am -8pm weekdays, 4pm – 8pm weekends/bank holidays. Webchat and email support also available. (Beat)
Call 0808 801 0400, Monday – Friday, 9am – 9pm to speak to Mermaids
Call Stonewall on 0800 0502020, Monday – Friday, 9.30-4.30
Shout – A free and confidential text service for anyone wanting help with their mental health. Text the word ‘SHOUT’ to 85258 to start a conversation with a trained Shout Volunteer, who will text you back and forth. Visit https://giveusashout.org/ to learn more.
The National Wellbeing Hub helps support the wellbeing of everyone working in Health and Social Care in Scotland. Visit https://wellbeinghub.scot/ to learn more, or call the National Wellbeing Helpline. This compassionate listening service is available 24/7 and is for everyone working in health and social care services in Scotland. You can call on 0800 111 4191.