Suicide Prevention Helplines​

Suicide Prevention Helplines

While contacting a Helpline may sound scary, they are designed to save lives. You can talk without criticism or judgement.  Nothing you can say that is too silly, unimportant, or small.

You will find support and a friendly voice on the helplines below:

Samaritans - For Everyone

Call: 116 123
Email: jo@samaritans.org

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Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM)

Call: 0800 58 58 58 – 5pm to midnight every day

Visit the Webchat Page

Papyrus - For people under 35

Call: 0800 068 41 41 – 9am to midnight every day
Text: 07860 039967
Email: pat@papyrus-uk.org

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Childline - For children and young people under 19

Call: 0800 1111
Note: The number will not show up on your phone bill

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SOS Suicide of Silence - For everyone

Call: 0300 1020 505 – 8am to midnight every day
Email support@sossilenceofsuicide.org

Visit the Website

If you don’t feel like talking, you can use the following Text Lines:

Shout Crisis Text Line - For everyone

Text "SHOUT" to 85258

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YoungMinds Crisis Messenger - For people under 19

Text "YM" to 85258

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Speak Out Scotland

Contact Details

Registered Charity

Speak Out Scotland [SCIO] is a Scottish Charity, SC048280, regulated by the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR)