Mental Health Support

Crisis SupportFor an emergency ambulance phone 999 - if you do not need an ambulance call NHS 24 on 111.

Need help "Coping with Suicidal Thoughts"? - Choose Life support here. More sources of help for those with suicidal thoughts or affected by suicide can be found at "Your Support Your Way Glasgow"

If you attend, or have been referred to, community mental health teams, you can access crisis support via their duty services: 

Springpark Tel: 0141 211 7000

Shawpark Tel: 0141 451 2730

Self help for mental health: The MyAPP: My Mental Health app is a collection of resources to support your mental health. There is also the online Mind to Mind resource.  

Click this link for further sources of support. 

Mental health services at NHS 24

Anyone can experience mental health issues, at any point in their life. You don’t have to deal with these problems alone.

NHS 24 mental health services are available to everyone in Scotland. The services we offer include listening, offering advice, and guiding you to further help if required. For more information click here.

Urgent advice: Phone NHS 24 on 111 if you're:

  • feeling distressed
  • in a state of despair
  • suicidal
  • in need of emotional support 

When you phone 111 and choose the mental health option, you’ll be connected to our team of psychological wellbeing practitioners (PWPs). These are specially trained advisors who work in mental health.

PWPs can offer advice on coping with mental health symptoms. They can also recommend and connect you with other services if needed. PWPs can access a range of both NHS and charity organisations to find the right support for you.

People phone 111 for a lot of different reasons. The most common reasons include:

  • thinking about suicide
  • anxiety
  • low mood and depression
  • psychosis
  • self-harm

You’ll speak to one of our PWPs, and there are also mental health nurses available.

If an immediate clinical response is needed, you might be referred to A&E or the emergency services.

If you use a textphone you can contact NHS 24 on 18001 111 or you can use the Relay UK app.


If English isn't your first or preferred language, you can use the free interpretation service Language Line. To use Language Line, phone 111 and tell the call handler you need a translator and which language you prefer.

If you use BSL, you can use the free BSL interpreting video relay service Contact Scotland BSL.

If you use a textphone you can contact NHS 24 on 18001 111 or by using the Relay UK app.


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