Aye Mind cannot offer direct support for mental health issues and please note that the site is not continuously monitored for messages.

If you are in distress dial 999. If you’re in need of immediate help, there are many services and organisations that you can talk to:

NHS 24 Phone:  Call free on 111
NHS 24 provides comprehensive up-to-date health information and self care advice for people in Scotland. They can be contacted for advice and information when a GP service is unavailable.

UK and Ireland The Samaritans offer emotional support 24 hours a day – get in touch with them on free phone 116 123This number is free to call from landlines, mobiles and payphones.

ChildLine Freephone 0800 1111 (24 hours)  | online chat | message boards

Breathing Space: Need help now? Call us on  0800 83 85 87, 24 hours at weekends (6pm Friday – 6am Monday). 6pm to 2am on weekdays (Monday – Thursday).

Europe Suicide Helplines

USA Suicide Helplines

International Suicide Helplines