Every one of us are now experiencing the dramatic impact of the Coronavirus (covid-19), and the powerful effect it is having on our lives through the restrictions that self-isolating, social distancing, and staying at home, brings for us all. We’ll keep updating this page regularly, as we have seen that Guidelines are changing quickly as the days go by here are links below for the latest information, and general guidance.
Take care everyone. For the latest information please see here for general guidance:
https://www.nhs24.scot/our-services/nhs-inform/ and for anyone in a vulnerable group: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/
For international clients, please follow the local health information.
If you feel you would like some immediate help please contact the Samaritans, your own GP, Mind Info or a mental health organisation local to you. Please note for each organisation, changes in the service may occur due to coronovirus and this may alter service hours and service provision may move to online contact.
For crisis support 24/7
Samaritans: www.samaritans.org See section 'if you are worried about your mental health during the coronavirus outbreak' for a range of articles and practical information.
Free Helpline: 116 123
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (24 hour response time)
Breathing Space: Monday-Thursday 6pm to 2am and 24 hours at the weekend
Helpline 0800 83 85 87
Shout is the UK’s first free 24/7 text service for anyone in crisis anytime, anywhere. It’s a place to go if you’re struggling to cope and you need immediate help.
Text Shout to 85258
Childline is here to help anyone under 19 in the UK with any issue they’re going through.
You can talk about anything. Whether it’s something big or small, our trained counsellors are here to support you.
How to locate a local GP/Hospital (A &E) in a mental health emergency:
For information and support with death and dying:
Each person can also refer to the local primary mental health care team. Find your local service at:
For advice and support on domestic abuse:
www.sajescotland.org or contact Women’s Aid www.womensaid.org.uk or http://www.mensadviceline.org.uk/
For advice and support on sexual abuse:
NSPCC: www.nspcc.org.uk and https://www.childline.org.uk/
Promotion of health, wellbeing and equality for lesbian, gay bisexual and transgender people of scotland: