Crisis Support

Crisis Support

If you are currently having a mental health crisis, here are useful contacts for help and support:

  • NHS 24 - 111.
  • Emergency Services - 999.
  • Find your local hospital here.
  • Samaritans - 24/7 Emotional Support: 116 123.
  • Breathing Space - a free confidential wellbeing phone service for anyone in Scotland. Opening hours weekdays Monday to Thursday 6pm to 2am, weekends Friday 6pm to Monday 6am. Find more information and support here or call 0800 83 85 87.
  • Breathing Space Interpretation Service for BSL users. Opening hours between Monday to Friday 6pm to midnight, Saturday and Sunday 8am to midnight.
  • YoungMinds Messenger - free 24 hour crisis support across the UK. You can text "YM" to 85258 and you will be connected to a volunteer in 5-10 minutes. Texts are free from EE, O2, Vodaphone, Three, BT, Virgin, GiffGaff, Tesco and Telecom Plus. This is a text service and you can remain anonymous.

If you are currently in college and feel in crisis please seek support from someone you trust and feel comfortable speaking to. This could be any member of staff or another student.