Youth Organisations


Helplines – All of which are free to contact


  • WellScotland – An A-Z list of some organisations working towards mental health improvement
  • Childline – with fact sheets on topics like bullying, exam stress or families: 0800 1111
  • Bullying – Advice on how to deal with bullying: 0808 800 2222
  • Samaritans – offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you : 116 123
  • Breathing Space – confidential service for anyone in Scotland experiencing low mood, depression or anxiety: 0800 838 587
  • PAPYRUS is a voluntary organisation supporting teenagers and young adults who are feeling suicidal : 0800 068 41 41
  • CALM– resource for young men who are feeling unhappy: 0800 58 58 58
  • Child Bereavement – 0800 028 8840 (Glasgow Service 0141 352 9995)
  • Know the Score– advice on all kinds of drugs and drug-related problems: 0800 587 5879
  • Alzheimers Scotland – Dementia help and support: 0808 808 3000
  • National Debtline – Free help and advice on dealing with your debt in Scotland : 0808 808 400

Health and Social Care


  • NHS– Locations of community health services, 999 in an emergency
  • NHS24 – immediate advice when your GP surgery or dental practice is closed call 111
  • Social Care Service:  0141 287 0555, outwith office hours emergency number 0300 343 1505