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Crisis Support

We're not an emergency or crisis response service and don't operate out of hours.

We have listed some alternative support options below:

Calm Sea
  • If you do not feel you can keep yourself or someone else safe (ie there is risk to life) Call emergency services -  999

  • For critical health (includes metal health) support - Call NHS 24 on 111 (outwith GP opening hours)

  • Edinburgh Crisis Centre - Provides support for people experiencing a mental health crisis (24/7)- 0808 801 0414 (24 Hours a day)

  • Breathing Space- A confidential phoneline for anyone in Scotland feeling low, anxious or depressed. - 0800 838 587 (Evenings and weekends: Monday-Thursday 6pm to 2am Friday 6pm to Monday 6am)

  • The SamaritansA listening service for anything that is worrying you. - 116 123 (24 hours a day)

  • Shout A Free, confidential 24/7 text support service. Text 'Shout' to 85258 

If you're not in Scotland and need mental health support urgently you can look up crisis lines in your country - 

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