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Immediate help

You can speak to a Breathing Space advisor on 0800 83 85 87.

If you use a textphone you can contact Breathing Space on 18001 0800 22 44 88. Or, you can use the Relay UK app.

The Breathing Space phoneline is available:

  • 24 hours at weekends (6pm Friday - 6am Monday)
  • 6pm to 2am on weekdays (Monday - Thursday).

If you are feeling distressed, in a state of despair, suicidal or need emotional support outwith these hours you can contact Samaritans on 116 123.

Your call will be confidential and will be taken by a trained Samaritans volunteer. The phoneline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

If you are ill and feel it can't wait until your GP surgery re-opens you can call NHS 24 on 111. For an emergency ambulance you should dial 999.