Your mental health & wellbeing

Aberdeen City Health and Social Care Partnership - A caring partnership

Know where to turn to for mental health

Organisation Information Telephone and web support
Mind Mind have produced a helpful guide to offer support to people around taking care of your mental health and wellbeing during this time. Mind 
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Breathing Space

Confidential phone service for anyone in Scotland experience low mood, depression or anxiety. Open Weekdays 6pm to 2am and 24 hours at weekends.

Call: 0800 838587

More information available on website alongside the opportunity to web chat, visit
Breathing Space

The Samaritans

Day or night, a Samaritans volunteer is there to give support to anyone feeling down or struggling to cope.

Call: 116 123

The Samaritans

Every Mind Matters NHS UK site which provides some tips on how to support your Mental Health and Wellbeing, alongside other conditions such as anxiety, sleep, stress and low mood Every Mind Matters
Shout Crisis Text Line Is a Text Line in the UK that provides free confidential support, 24/7 via text It’s the first free 24/7 texting service in the UK for anyone in crisis anytime, anywhere.

Text Shout to 85258
Crisis Text Line

Re-think Mental Illness You can call the rethink advice and information line Monday to Friday 10am-2pm for practical advice on different types of therapy and medication, benefits, debt, money issues, police, courts, prison and your right under the Mental Health Health Act. Call: 0300 5000 927 (Calls are charged at your local rate)

Living Life A free appointment based telephone service for anyone over the age of 16 with low mood, mild to moderate depression and/or anxiety. Open Monday to Friday 1pm – 9pm.

Call: 0800 328 9655

Breathing Space

Alcohol & Drugs Action Reaching out for help with drugs and alcohol addiction can sometimes be difficult. Whether you are seeking advice for yourself or someone else, ADA are there to provide support every step of the way.

Call: 01224 594700

Alcohol & Drugs Action

Scottish Families affected by Drugs and Alcohol If you are concerned about someone's alcohol or drug use contact you can call this free and confidential helpline. Available 9am-11pm Monday to Friday and as a call-back service on weekends.

Call: 08080 101011


Crew Crew support people to reduce harm, challenge perceptions and help people make positive choices about their use of drugs. Mon to Friday 10am – 5pm.

Call: 0131 220 3404


NHS Inform – Mental Health Provides information around identifying, treating and managing mental health problems and disorders.

NHS Inform – Mental Health

NHS Grampian Healthpoint For local help, advice and support.

Call: 08085 202030

Where to find your local Healthpoint

Grampian Psychological Resilience Hub Local help for anyone who is struggling with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, affecting their psychological wellbeing. Grampian Psychological Resilience Hub
The Spark

The Relationship Helpline is here when you need someone to talk to about a relationship problem. Our professional Helpline Counsellors are available Monday to Friday. The service is completely free of charge in Scotland and confidential. Your call won’t appear on any itemised phone bills.

Telephone and Web: 08088022088

The Spark

Clear Your Head

Clear Your Head has information to help you cope and advice on how you can support other people who you think might be struggling.

Clear Your Head
British Red Cross Coronavirus Helpline If you're feeling lonely, worried, or are having difficulty accessing food or medication. Support is available in more than 200 languages. Open every day from 10am - 6pm Call: 0808 196 3651
Connecting With You Connecting With You is a free service run by the British Red Cross. It’s available to all people aged 18 or over in Scotland who are experiencing issues associated with loneliness. Connecting With You aims to help you rebuild your independence. Monday - Friday, 10am - 4pm

Call: 0300 30 36 077 (Calls are free)

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