Need immediate help? If you are feeling distressed, in a state of despair, suicidal or need emotional support, please contact one of the numbers below:
Childline 0800 11 11 (calls are free of charge).
ChildLine is the free helpline for children and young people in the UK. You can talk with an adviser about any problem 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Samaritans 116 123 (calls are free of charge).
Your call will be confidential and will be taken by a trained volunteer. The phone line is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
NHS 24 111 (calls are free of charge).
Call NHS 24 for free if you're ill and it can't wait until your GP surgery opens. The phone line is open 24 hours a day, every day.
Emergency ambulance 999 (calls are free of charge). Dial 999 if you need an emergency ambulance.
Breathing space 0800 83 85 87 (calls are free of charge).
You can speak to a Breathing Space advisor between 6pm and 2am any day of the week if you're depressed or experiencing low mood.