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Speak to someone about mental health:

If you need to speak to someone about mental health problems, try one the following contacts:

Samaritans

Offering emotional support 24 hours a day.

Address - Samaritans Scotland, 24 Canning Street, Edinburgh, EH3 8EG.

Telephone - 116 123

Free phone
(24/7, 365 days a year.)

NHS 24 Helpline Scotland

Their service is to provide urgent health advice out of hours.

Telephone - 111

Support in Mind Scotland

Support in Mind Scotland seek to support and empower all those affected by mental illness, including family members, carers and supporters.

Address - 6 Newington Business Centre, Dalkeith Road Mews, Edinburgh, EH16 5GA

Telephone - 0131 662 4359

(Monday - Friday between 9am - 5pm)

Saheliya Counselling

Counselling therapies in Edinburgh for black and minority ethic woman aged 12+

Address - 125 McDonald Road, Edinburgh, EH7 4NW

Telephone - 0131 556 9302

(Monday - Friday 9:00am - 4:30pm)

LGBT Helpline Scotland

Provides information and emotional support to members of the LGBT community and their families and friends

Address - LGBT Health and Wellbeing, 9 Howe Stree,t Edinburgh EH3 6TE or LGBT Health and Wellbeing, 12 Queen’s Crescent, Glasgow, G4 9AS.

Telephone - 0300 123 2523

Calls to this number will cost you the same as calls to local landline numbers
(Tuesday and Wednesday 12pm-9pm)

No Panic

A national support helpline for people experiencing anxiety, panic, OCD and related disorders including withdrawal from tranquillizers. No Panic also provides support for the carers of people who suffer from anxiety disorders.

Telephone - 0844 967 4848

(10.00 am - 10.00 pm every day of the year. During the night hours the crisis message is played. The crisis message is a recorded breathing exercise that can help you through a panic attack and help you learn diaphragmatic breathing.)

Edinburgh Crisis Centre

Provides community based emotional and practical support at times of crisis

Telephone - 0808 801 0414 Text 07974429075

Freephone
(24/7)

Breathing Space

A free and confidential phone and web based service for people in Scotland experiencing low mood, depression or anxiety.

Telephone - 0800 83 85 87

Free from landlines and mobiles
(Monday to Thursday 6.00pm – 2.00am, and at the Weekend from Friday 6.00pm to Monday 6.00am)

Health in Mind Trauma Counselling Line

A free, confidential telephone counselling service for individuals who experienced abuse as a child.

Address - 40 Shandwick Place Edinburgh EH2 4RT

Telephone - 08088 02 04 06

Freephone
(14:00 - 18:00 hours on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday or 9:00 - 15:00 hours on Friday)

Papyrus Prevention of Young Suicide (under 35)

Papyrus offer confidential support and suicide intervention, deliver awareness and prevention training and empower young people to lead suicide prevention activities in their communities.

Address - Lineva House, 28-32 Milner Street, Warrington, Cheshire, WA5 1AD

Telephone - 0800 068 41 41 Text: 07786 209697

Freephone
(Monday - Friday 10am - 10pm Weekends 2pm - 10pm )

Citizens Advice Scotland

Citizens Advice Scotland is a registered charity which supports Scottish Citizens Advice Bureaux by providing expertise on things like management and fundraising, resources such as IT support, tools and training to support advice giving, and help with running campaigns.

Address - Citizens Advice Scotland, 1st Floor, Spectrum House 2 Powderhall Road Edinburgh EH7 4GB

Telephone - 0808 800 9060

Bipolar Scotland

Bipolar Scotland provide information, support and advice for people affected by bipolar disorder/ manic depression and those who care for them.

Address - Studio 1015, Mile End Mill, Abbeymill Business Centre, Seedhill Road, Paisley PA1 1TJ

Telephone - 0141 560 2050

Speak to someone for money advice:

If you need to speak to someone about money related problems, one the following contacts may be helpful:

Money Advice Scotland

We are the national umbrella organisation which promotes the development of free, independent, impartial and confidential debt advice and financial inclusion.

Address - Money Advice Scotland, Suite 410, Pentagon Centre, 36 Washington Street, Glasgow, G3 8AZ

Telephone - 0141 572 0237

Citizens Advice Scotland

Citizens Advice Scotland is a registered charity which supports Scottish Citizens Advice Bureaux by providing expertise on things like management and fundraising, resources such as IT support, tools and training to support advice giving, and help with running campaigns.

Address - Citizens Advice Scotland, 1st Floor, Spectrum House 2 Powderhall Road Edinburgh EH7 4GB

Telephone - 0808 800 9060

StepChange

StepChange provide free, confidential advice and support to anyone worried about debt. You can contact them over the telephone or online.

Telephone - 0800 138 1111

(Monday - Friday 8am - 8pm and Saturday 8am - 4pm)

National Debtline

This organisation provides free, independent and confidential advice about debt. You can contact them over the telephone, by e-mail or letter.

Address - National Debtline Tricorn House, 51-53 Hagley Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham B16 8TP

Telephone - 0808 808 4000

Freephone
(Monday - Friday 9am to 8pm and Saturday 9.30am to 1pm)

One Parent Families Scotland

The Lone Parent Helpline provides support and advice on a wide range of issues such as welfare benefits, debt and child maintenance

Address - Headquarters, 13 Gayfield Square, Edinburgh, EH1 3NX

Telephone - 0808 801 0323

Turn2us

National charity that helps people in financial hardship gain access to welfare benefits, charitable grants and support services.

Address - 200 Shepherds Bush Road, London W6 7NL

Telephone - 0808 802 2000

Free Helpline: for those who find it challenging to go online
(09:00 – 17:30 Monday - Friday)

Money Advice Service

You can use the Money Advice Service website to find a debt adviser near you and gain advice on other debt matters.

Address - 120 Holborn, London EC1N 2TD

Telephone - 0800 915 4633

(Monday to Friday 9am to 8pm and Saturday 9.30am to 1pm)
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