Immediate help

You can phone and speak to a Breathing Space advisor on 0800 83 85 87.


The Breathing Space phoneline is available 24 hours at weekends (6pm Friday - 6am Monday) and 6pm - 2am on weekdays (Monday - Thursday).


Need immediate help now?



  • If you are feeling distressed, in a state of despair, suicidal or need emotional support outwith these hours you can contact Samaritans on 08457 90 90 90. Your call will be confidential and will be taken by a trained Samaritans volunteer. The phoneline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


  • If you are ill and feel it can't wait until your GP surgery re-opens you can call NHS 24 on 111.


  • If you think you need an emergency ambulance you should dial 999.
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