Call 999 or go to A and E if you are unsafe

If you are having thoughts of self harm or suicide, there are people who can help. You matter, and are worthy of support.

24/7 support

Call: 116 223


24/7 support line for anyone

Text: Shout to 85258


24/7 text messaging support service for anyone

Call: 111 


24/7 support line for people living in Scotland with mental health or physical health concerns

Call: 0800 1111

1-2-1 Counsellor chat


24/7 support line for anyone under 19 in the UK

Other support

We are here for you. We offer one-to-one support, youth groups and online options too. 


Live Chat

All services

Call: 0808 808 4994 



Crisis line for young people aged 11-25


  • Open 4pm to 11pm 

Call: 0800 83 85 87



Mental health support line for people in Scotland experiencing anxiety, depression and low mood. 


  • Phone line available Monday-Thursday 6pm to 2am and Friday 6pm-Monday 6am
  • Webchat is available Monday to Friday, 6pm to 2am and Saturday and Sunday, 4pm to 12am

Call: 0800 0119 100


Support line for LGBTQ+ people based in the UK. Open 10am to 10pm.

Call: 0800 464 7000


Helpline for LGBTQ+ people in Scotland


  • Open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 12pm-9pm and Sunday 1pm–6pm
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