Federation of Scottish Theatrelogo-fst-text

Mental Health: emergency support

If you are in need of immediate or urgent help with your own or anyone else’s mental health and wellbeing then each of the resources below offer the ability to contact specialist support.

Samaritans Helpline
Samaritans is a FREE service available 24hrs a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, for confidential support whenever it may be needed. There will always be a Samaritan at the other end of the line. If you, or someone you know, is experiencing a personal crisis and needs somewhere to turn to then just use the link below.

If you or someone you know is experiencing a personal crisis, are unable to cope and need support you can text Shout to 85258. Shout can help with urgent issues such as: severe depressive episodes, suicidal thoughts, abuse or assault, self-harm, bullying and relationship challenges. giveusashout.org

Breathing Space
Breathing Space provides an alternative and easily accessible ‘first stop’ service assistance at an early stage in order to stop problems from escalating. This FREE service ensures that experienced advisors are on hand to listen, offer information, and advice whenever they are needed. You can get in touch with them via the link below.