This is 24-hour a day service which provides confidential emotional support for people experiencing distress of having suicidal thoughts.
Mind provide support, advice and information to people who are experiencing mental health difficulties. This service extends to families and friends of those experiencing mental health difficulties.
The service is open Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm (except bank holidays).
Rethink Mental Illness supports people who have severe mental illness, such as bipolar disorder and schizophrenia recover and lead an improved quality of life. The service also endeavours to promote understanding and awareness of mental health.
Find information, advice and local services in your area on the NHS website. Also, advice can be obtained by contacting the NHS 111 phone service.
PAPYRUS is the national charity for the prevention of young suicide. PAPYRUS support young people under 35 who are experiencing suicidal thoughts and people who are concerned about someone they know.
Their HopelineUK service is open 9:00 am - Midnight every day of the year (including weekends and bank holidays).
The Royal Edinburgh Hospital (REH) provide psychiatric and mental health services including treatment for learning disabilities and dementia, and specialist services, which include:
Contact NHS Lothian
MHAS is an emergency mental health assessment service. The service is nurse-led and based at the Royal Edinburgh Hospital available 24-hours a day, seven days a week. A service is also provided at the Royal Infirmary from 5pm-8am Monday to Thursday and from 5pm Friday to 8am Monday by referral from the Emergency Department or the out of hours GP Service. MHAS will refer you to the agency or service that best meets your mental health needs and liaise with your healthcare provider about your care and assessment.
MHAS is available for:
Contact: 0131 537 6000