If you're dealing with suicidal thoughts or thinking about self-harm, it's important to know that you're not alone.
Are you experiencing thoughts like this?
"I can't cope."
"Am I suicidal?"
"I can't do this anymore."
"I want to die."
Services are available on the phone and through text or webchat – so you don't have to talk if you don't want to.
Get in touch now.
The 111 service provides urgent mental health assessment and support 24/7.
A helpline for anyone feeling low or considering suicide.
Phone: 116 123
A service for young people under 19 struggling with mental health issues, or any other problem.
Phone: 0800 1111
A 24/7 text messaging service for young people in crisis.
Text: Text YM to 85258
A free, confidential service for anyone in Scotland experiencing low mood, depression or anxiety.
Phone: 0800 83 85 87
An information, support and referral service for anyone who identifies as LGBT+.
Phone: 0300 330 0630
Phonelines open: 10am to 10pm every day
Webchat open: 10am to 10pm every day
Confidential and free support, information and signposting for men.
Phonelines open: 5pm to midnight every day
Webchat open: 5pm to midnight every day
Once you've reached out for help during a crisis, the next step is feeling better day to day. Visit NHS inform's mental health section, or our mental wellbeing materials, for more help and advice.