MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES
If you find yourself in need of support please find below a list of free resources.
CRISIS AND SUPPORT SERVICES
24-hour telephone helpline.
Call 116 123
Call: 0800 83 85 87
24 hours at weekends
LGBT Helpline Scotland
Call: 0300 123 2523 Tuesday and Wednesday 12pm-9pm
Confidential support, 24/7 via text.
Text SHOUT to 85258
National telephone helpline to support those with anxiety disorders.
08444 775 774
CHILDREN AND PARENTS
24-hour free telephone helpline for children and young people.
Call 0800 1111, or use 121 text chat
Free App for children 10-18. Mental health and emotional wellbeing support
Helping children stay safe online.
One Parent Families Scotland
Helpline 0808 801 0323
0808 802 5544 Mon – Fri 9.30am – 4pm.
National Domestic Abuse Helpline:
24-hour helpline. Call 0800 027 1234
Domestic Abuse and Forced Marriage helpline
Call: 0800 027 1234
Web chat: sdafmh.org.uk
Rape Crisis Scotland
Open daily, 6 pm - 12am
Call: 08088 01 03 02
Text: 07537 410027
Scottish Women's Aid:
Specialist mental health and well-being support organisation for BME women and girls (12+) in Scotland.
Call 0131 556 9302
NHS 24: 111
Breathing Space: 0800 83 85 87
Childline: 0800 1111
Samaritans: 116 123
(Details of these free counselling helplines under Crisis and Support Services above)
NHS Living Life:
Free telephone based service for people over the age of 16 feeling low, anxious or stressed.
Call: 0800 328 9655
Free confidential 121 chat on website,
and by text, Monday to Friday on 07786 202 370
Provides information on coping with self harm and suicidal feelings. https://youngminds.org.uk/
24/7 Crisis Text service 85258 and
Free online counselling and support
121 chat, email and BSL sign video with an interpreter
Free BSL video interpretation
See Me Scotland:
Information for young people
National Bullying Helpline:
0854 22 55 787 (call charges apply)