- Parent Category: Urgent Help
‘see me’ is not able to provide any direct support or advice to individuals in mental distress. If you are looking for support or advice urgently, there are a number of places you can approach:
0800 83 85 87 or www.breathingspacescotland.co.uk
Breathing Space is a free and confidential phoneline service for any individual, who is experiencing low mood or depression, or who is unusually worried and in need of someone to talk to. Lines are open 6pm – 2am each day and 24hrs at weekends.
Samaritans (24 hours)
Samaritans provides confidential non-judgmental emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide.
0800 11 11 or www.childline.org.uk
ChildLine provides confidential advice and support to children and young people using their free telephone service. The organisation also publishes fact sheets online through their comprehensive website.
NHS 24 (24 hours)
08454 24 24 24 or www.nhs24.com
NHS 24 provides comprehensive up-to-date health information and self care advice for people in Scotland.
ParentLine Plus Scotland
0808 800 2222 or www.parentlineplus.org.uk
ParentLine Scotland is the free, confidential, telephone helpline for anyone caring for a child in Scotland. You can call about any problem, however big or small. They also run the Bluebell at ParentLine Scotland service (0800 345 7457), which provides support on postnatal depression.
Enquire - The Scottish advice service for additional support for learning. 0845 123 2303
We offer advice and information through our website, helpline and free publications to help you understand children's rights to extra support at school.