I need help now

If you’re having thoughts about harming yourself, are feeling ill or you are worried about your own or someone else’s safety, it’s important that you get help straight away.

www.samaritans.org

If you can’t speak to someone you know, call the Samaritans on 08457 90 90 90.

www.breathingspacescotland.co.uk

If you’re feeling down then call breathing space on 0800 83 85 87 the lines are open Mon-Thurs 6pm -2am, Friday- Monday 6pm- 6am

Helpful Links

www.b-eat.co.uk

B-eat- Beat is the National Eating Disorder Charity. They provide information and support to those affected by eating disorders as well as to their family and friends. B-eat run telephone helplines; local support groups; and this website, which includes information, message boards and online chat.

www.youngscot.org

Young Scot is the National Youth Information and Citizenship Charity. You can find out about a whole range of different health issues on their website. If you can’t find what you’re looking for then call the Young Scot InfoLine for free on 0808 801 0338 and they will help you find the information you need. The lines are open between Monday to Friday 10am-6pm.

www.lookokfeelcrap.org

If you’re feeling down then you can get information and support from Look Ok…Feel Crap. You join the online community or email ask@lookokfeelcrap.org

www.youngminds.org.uk

Young Minds is the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people. You can get information on their website about mental wellbeing and different worries that you might have.

www.samh.org.uk/home

SAMH is Scotland’s leading mental health charity. SAMH provide help, information and support to those with mental health problems. Visit their website to find out more.

www.seemescotland.org

‘See me’ is Scotland’s national campaign to end the stigma and discrimination of mental ill-health.

www.respectme.org.uk

Respectme is Scotland’s Antibullying service. They provide information and support to those who work with children and young people. They can also put you in touch with organisations who have trained counsellors.

https://www.facebook.com/hungryforchange

Hungry for Change is a campaign that was established in Spring 2011. The campaign is run by three young girls, Hannah Rushbrooke, Sophie Lowe and Rebekah Fleming. The aim of the campaign is to actively raise awareness of eating disorders as well as stamping out the stigma attached to them.