Immediate help

If you are feeling distressed, in a state of despair, suicidal or need emotional support, contact:

Samaritans: 08457 90 90 90

Local rate call, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Your call will be confidential and will be taken by a trained Samaritans volunteer.

Breathing Space: 0800 83 85 87

If you are depressed or experiencing low mood, you can phone and speak to a Breathing Space advisor:

Available 6pm - 2am week days,
Friday 6pm - 6am on Monday, at weekends.
Calls are free of charge.

If you are ill and feel it can't wait until your GP surgery re-opens you can call:

NHS 24: 08454 24 24 24

If you think you have an emergency situation or need an ambulance you should dial 111.

ChildLine is the free helpline for children and young people in the UK to talk about any problem.

Call free on 0800 11 11

Open 24 hours a day every day of the year

Rape Crisis Scotland : 08088 01 03 02

Available: 6pm-12pm, 7 days a week

Rape Crisis Scotland provides a national rape crisis helpline for anyone affected by sexual violence, no matter when or how it happened.