If you have come across this site feeling like you need urgent mental health support, you may find the following services helpful. 

Urgent Help


A confidential listening service for those in crisis.

Tel: 116 123 (freephone, 24 hours, 365 days a year)

Email: jo@samaritans.org

Web: www.samaritans.org

Breathing Space

A confidential listening service for those in crisis.

Tel: 0800 83 85 87 (freephone, Mon-Thurs 6pm-2am, Friday 6pm-Monday 6am)

Web: www.breathingspace.org

Edinburgh Crisis Centre

Community-based emotional and practical

support for those in crisis. 

Tel: 0808 801 0414
Text: 07974429075
Email: crisis@edinburghcrisiscentre.org.uk

Web: www.edinburghcrisiscentre.org.uk/wordpress/

Mental Health Assessment Service

Mental health crisis and assessment. A nurse-led 24hour service delivered by NHS Lothian

Tel:  0131 537 6000
Location: Royal Edinburgh Hospital (click for map.) Web: http://www.nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk/Services/A-Z/MentalHealthAssessmentService/Pages/default.aspx

To make an appointment or inquiry, please get in touch by using the online contact form. Alternatively, you can send me an email at the address below:



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