Mental Health Awareness Week

May 16, 2018

Mental Health Awareness Week

14th – 20th May 2018

Useful contacts and websites

 

 

 

 

1. Breathing Space

 

Breathing Space is a free and confidential phone service for anyone in Scotland feeling low, depressed or anxious. Phone 0800 83 85 87 (6pm to 2am, weekdays and 24 hours at the weekend). Calls are free from landlines and mobiles.

 

https://www.nhsinform.scot/care-support-and-rights/nhs-services/helplines/breathing-space

 

2. The Samaritans

 

The Samaritans offer free, confidential advice 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call 116 123.

 

https://www.samaritans.org/

 

“We're here round the clock, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. If you need a response immediately, it's best to call us on the phone. This number is FREE to call. You don't have to be suicidal to call us.”

 

3. Glasgow Association for Mental Health

 

GAMH is an independent charity registered in Scotland. GAMH promote the mental health and well being of people and their communities; providing more than 2000 hours of community based support every week to people in Glasgow. Find out how they can help you here: https://www.gamh.org.uk/how-we-help/

 

 

4. Lifelink

 

Lifelink provides a crisis intervention service for people who are self-harming and/or are at risk of suicide. Lifelink offers mental, emotional, practical and therapeutic support as close to the initial point of contact as possible. Online referrals possible. Call 0141 552 4434.

 

https://lifelink.org.uk/make-a-referral/

 

 

5. SAMH

 

"Whether you’re living with a mental health problem or supporting someone who is, accessing information about a condition is vital. SAMH has developed a series of information resources for you."

 

https://www.samh.org.uk/find-help

 

6. Turning Point Scotland

 

"Turning Point Scotland provides person centered support to adults with a range of complex needs. We learn from services and seek to influence social policy."

 

To find out how they can help you, visit: http://www.turningpointscotland.com/glasgow/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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