Children + Young People
Domestic + Sexual Abuse
If something’s troubling you, contact Samaritans 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Phone: 116 123 (free)
Phone: 01224 574488 (local call charges apply)
Confidential phone service for anyone in Scotland experiencing low mood, depression and anxiety.
Phone: 0800 83 85 87 (free)
Weekdays: Monday-Thursday 6pm to 2am
Weekend: Friday 6 pm-Monday 6am
Scotland’s out of hours medical online and telephone service. Call us if you are ill and it can't wait until your regular NHS service reopens.
Phone: 111 (free)
Living Life is part of NHS 24 and is a free phone service for anyone aged 16 and over experiencing low mood, mild/moderate depression and/or anxiety.
Phone: 0800 328 9655 (free)
Website: click here
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 1pm-9pm
Penumbra Aberdeen 1st Response
Short-term support for people, aged over 16, who are feeling overwhelmed, in distress or at crisis point.
Walk-in Service: 20 Back Wynd, Aberdeen AB10 1JP
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 9am-5pm
Phone: 0800 234 3695 (free)
Text: 07768 647723
Papyrus – Prevention of Young Suicide
A national charity dedicated to the prevention of young suicide in the UK and to promote mental health and emotional wellbeing in young people.
Phone: 01925 572444
Text: 07786 209697
Hopeline: 0800 0684141 (free)
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (for confidential suicide prevention advice)
Choose life is Scotlands national strategy and action plan to prevent suicide.
The Compassionate Friends
Having suffered similar tragedies, Compassionate Friends offers understanding, support and encouragement to bereaved parents, their families, relatives, friends and professionals.
Phone: 0345 123 2304 (Helpline)
Calls from landlines are typically charged up to 9p per minute; calls from mobiles typically cost between 8p and 40p per minute.
The Veterans Mental health charity provides timely, effective clinical welfare support to veterans who suffer from psychological wounds.
Phone: 0800 138 1619 (free)