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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.
Free confidential phone and web based service for people in Scotland experiencing low mood, anxiety or depression.
0800 83 85 87 (Monday to Thursday, 6pm to 2am & Friday to Monday,
6pm to 6am)
Provides health and care information for the whole of Scotland.
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).
Online national health information service with webchat available
24 hour support and advice for people in crisis
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