Further help

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Scottish Association for Mental Health (SAMH)

SAMH is Scotland's leading mental health charity, working to support people who experience mental health problems, homelessness, addictions and other forms of social exclusion. They provide direct services, including accommodation, support, employment and rehabilitation, and actively campaign to influence policy and improve care services in Scotland.

Brunswick House, 51 Wilson Street, Glasgow, G1 1UZ
Tel: 0141 530 1000
Email: enquiries@samh.org.uk
Website: www.samh.org.uk

Breathing Space

Free confidential phone and web based service for people in Scotland experiencing low mood, anxiety or depression.

Tel: 0800 83 85 87 (Monday to Thursday, 6pm to 2am & Friday to Monday, 6pm to 6am)
Website: www.breathingspacescotland.co.uk

NHS 24

Provides health and care information for the whole of Scotland.

Tel 0800 22 44 88 (Monday to Friday, 8am to 10pm, Saturday and Sunday, 9am to 5pm)
Tel: 111 Out of Hours only (Monday to Thursday 6pm to 8am and 6pm on Friday to 8am on Monday).
Website: www.nhs24.scot

NHS Inform

Online national health information service with webchat available

Website: www.nhsinform.scot

Samaritans

24 hour support and advice for people in crisis

Tel: 116 123
Email: jo@samaritans.org
Website: www.samaritans.org

In an emergency

If someone is in immediate danger of seriously harming themselves or endangering someone else contact;

  • Your local Social Work team
  • NHS 24 on 111
  • 999 (Police or ambulance services if they cannot get through anywhere else)
  • Or if the person is willing to travel, present at your local Accident & Emergency Department

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