Emergency Numbers

Southside Counselling is not a crisis service. Our counsellors see people by appointment only and we are unable to offer counselling free of charge at this time.

If you are in need of immediate or urgent help, please contact one of the organisations below who should be able to help you:

Contact your GP
Or, if out-of-hours, call 111 for NHS24

Breathing Space
0800 83 85 87
Open Monday to Thursday 6pm to 2am, and all weekend (Friday 6pm to Monday 6am). Helpline service for people feeling low, overwhelmed or finding it difficult to cope.

Scottish Association for Mental Health (SAMH)
Scotland’s National Mental Health Charity
Call 0344 800 0550, available 9am to 6pm, Monday to Friday, except on Bank Holidays.

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde – NHS Mental Health Support
Here you will find mental health advice, and information on mental health conditions, about how you can support yourself or the people you care for, the services available for you and the range of interventions you may participate in.

Social Work Emergency Service
0800 731 6969
Emergency out-of-hours social work service.

Samaritans
116 123
Open 24/7.  Support for anyone who is in distress or who needs someone to talk to.

Saneline
0300 304 7000
Open 4.30pm til 10.30pm daily. Emotional support for anyone affected by mental illness, including families and carers.