If you feel like you need some help or further support with your mental health at this time, please understand you are not alone and there are so many people and organisations that want to help. Below are just a few of the resources available to you:
Samaritans – Offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal. 24 hour helpline providing emotional support.
Breathing Space provide a confidential out of hours telephone line for people experiencing depression, anxiety or low mood.
Call – 0800 83 85 87 ( Opening hours: Weekdays: Monday-Thursday 6pm to 2am Weekend: Friday 6pm-Monday 6am) Web: http://www.breathingspace.scot
Find details of local services and information on mental ill health in Scotland inc. the Respect Me and See Me campaigns as well as ALBA (Active Living Becomes Achievable), Chrysalis and more.
Web – http://www.samh.org.uk
Living Life To The Full is an online portal offering free courses about the problems associated with stress and low mood.
Web – http://www.llttf.com
National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children help and support for parents, professionals and families 24/7.
Childline is a free, private and confidential service for anyone under the age of 19 in the UK. The site encourages creativity as support and also offers 1-2-1 chat service with a counsellor. Open 24/7
Call – 0800 1111 Web – http://www.childline.org.uk
Supporting the wellbeing and mental health of minority ethnic, black, refugee, asylum seeker and migrant girls (12+) and women in Edinburgh.
Brothers in Arms is a project, which is aimed at providing info, support and advice to men of any age, who are down or in crisis and dedicated to preventing male suicide, the single biggest killer of men under 45 in the UK. Also responsible for the Brothers Feel Stress Free app.