Useful Organisations

24 hour, free confidential support for anyone in a crisis.
Tel: 08457 90 90 90
Textphone: 08457 90 91 92
Email helpline:

Breathing Space
A free confidential phoneline. 
Open Monday – Thursday, 18:00 – 02:00, Friday 18:00 – Monday 06:00
Tel: 0800 83 85 87

Local mental health helpline offering emotional support (open every evening 19:00 – 20:00)
Tel: 0800 027 4466

Border’s Women Aid
An independent charity dedicated to helping women and their children escaping from domestic abuse.
Tel: 01835 863 514
Domestic Abuse Helpline (24 hours): 0800 027 1234

Scottish Borders Rape Crisis Centre
Offers emotional and practical support and information to women and girls aged 13 and over who have experienced rape or sexual violence in their lives. 
National Helpline: 0800 054 2445
Local Tel: 01896 661 070

Mood Juice
A website containing comprehensive, helpful guides for a range of different emotional and practical problems.

Glasgow Steps Primary Care Mental Health
Provides information about common stress problems and provides advice about how to tackle these problems

Living Life to the Full
Living Life to the Full is an online skills course that has several modules that are designed to help you develop skills to overcome some of the common problems that people face.

NHS 24
NHS 24 provides comprehensive health information and self care advice to the people of Scotland.
Tel:  08454 24 24 24

NHS Inform
The NHS website for Scotland- information on a range of physical and mental health conditions.

Useful Websites

You might also find it helpful to look through our guides on useful websites and Smartphone applications for health and mental health. 

Useful websites

Useful Smartphone applications for health and mental health