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Need help with a mental health problem?

If you need help with a mental health problem or need emotional support please contact one of the helplines below, visit your GP surgery or call NHS 24 on 08454 24 24 24.

Samaritans are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on 08457 90 90 90 (local rate call). Your call will be confidential and will be taken by a trained Samaritans volunteer. Alternatively you can email

Breathing Space between 6pm and 2am any day of the week on 0800 83 85 87 (calls are free of charge). Your called will be taken by an employed mental health advisor.
If you are feeling suicidal, please tell someone who will take you seriously and be able to help and do this as soon as possible. Tell a family member, friend, colleague, health professional or call one of the helplines above.
If you think you need an emergency ambulance you should dial 999.

If you would like further information on local and national support for mental health please download our links pagelinks document

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