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Other Services

If you need support beyond what Lifelink can offer, there are some services listed below which may be helpful.

Crisis Numbers

116 123

Samaritans are open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The number is free to call and you do not have to be suicidal to call them.

Breathing Space
0800 83 85 87

Breathing space is free to phone from a landline and any mobile phone network. The phone number won’t show up in telephone bills.

Breathing space is a telephone service to help when thoughts and feelings become overwhelming to the point where it becomes difficult to cope with everyday life.

Opening hours
Mon-Thu: 6pm-2am
Fri-Mon: 6pm-Mon 6am

Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM)
0800 58 58 58

Accredited confidential, anonymous and free support, information and signposting service to men anywhere in the UK through the helpline and web chat service.

Out of hours psychiatric service
0845 650 1730

Out of hours crisis service for anyone who has already had dealings with psychiatric services.

NHS 24

Out of hours help for anyone with no previous psychiatric contact.

Mental Health Information Services

Scottish Association for Mental Health
0141 530 1000

Information and support around mental health including suicide prevention, sport and physical activity, policy inform and campaign work, positive social change.

0300 123 3393
86462 (text number)

Advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. Improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.

Sexual Abuse

Rape Crisis Scotland
0808 801 03 02

A national rape crisis helpline and email support for anyone affected by sexual violence, no matter when or how it happened.

0141 211 8130

Counselling for help with sexual abuse, sexual assault, rape, sexuality issues or trauma which is impacting on your sexual and emotional development.

Moira Anderson Foundation
01236 602890

A national charity dedicated to supporting those affected by childhood sexual abuse. They can support children and adults of both genders via counselling and other therapies.

Speak Out Scotland
0141 332 9326

A support service for male survivors of childhood sexual abuse via counselling either face to face or by telephone. Self help groups also run fortnightly.

Talk Now
01355 458272

Available in South Lanarkshire to victims of sexual abuse and family members who have been affected by abuse.

Domestic Abuse

Glasgow Women’s Aid
0141 553 2022

Information, support and temporary refuge accommodation. Public access office in Glasgow city centre with a drop-in service.

Couples Counselling 

The Spark
0808 802 0050 (counselling enquiries)
0808 802 2088 (free relationship helpline)

Focused relationship counselling to help improve the important relationships in your life. This can be marriage counselling, couple counselling or individual counselling depending on circumstances.

Longer-term Counselling

Tom Allan Centre
0141 221 1535

Donation based counselling service.

Alcohol and Addiction Support

Glasgow city council local community addiction teams
East: 0141 565 0200
West (Drumchapel): 0141 276 4330
South: 0141 420 8100
North East: 0141 276 3420
South West: 0141 276 2600
North (Possil): 0141 276 4580
Greater Pollok: 0141 276 3010
North Quadrangle (Maryhill): 0141 276 6220
South East: 0141 276 5040

CATs are community addiction teams based in your local area that bring together health addiction services and social work addiction services to one team. If you need help with an alcohol or drug problem you can come to the community addiction team who will help you.

Glasgow Council on Alcohol (GCA)
0141 353 1800
0808 802 9000 (Helpline)

Charity organisation working with individuals, families and communities to reduce the harm caused by alcohol and drugs. Also offer bespoke alcohol and drug training.

Alcohol Focus Scotland
0141 572 6700

Reducing the impact of alcohol on families, individuals and communities through the implementation of effective alcohol control policies and legislation.

Scottish Families affected by alcohol and drugs
0808 010 1011

Supporting those affected by the substance misuse of a loved one. Scotland wide network of family support groups and helpline services.

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
0800 9177 650

Help for individuals who have a drinking problem through a national helpline and regular, local meetings.

020 7251 5860

Drug and alcohol support services in Scotland for people with addiction issues, their families, friends and communities.

0300 123 6600

Free 24-hour helpline to talk about drugs.


Rehab 4 Addiction is an advisory and referral service for people who suffer from alcohol, drug and behavioural addiction.


0845 600 2227

Charity to give bereavement support to people throughout Scotland. Free one to one counselling and telephone listening.

Scottish Government Bearevement Care
Online resource only

Website that provides written information and advice on bereavement issues, including advice on when someone has died, talking about bereavement and what to do after a death. All very easy to read and helpful.

Financial Support

Money Matters
0141 445 5221

Money advice and financial capability services. One to one and group information.

Glasgow Advice and Information Network (GAIN)
0808 801 1011

Advice on a wide range of topics such as debt, housing, managing your money and changes to the benefit system.

Centre for Inclusive Living
0141 550 4455

Run by disabled people for disabled people. Support with payroll, training, housing, employment and consultancy. Enabling disabled people to assert more control over their lives as equal citizens.

Step Change
0800 138 1111

Expert debt advice. Budget form should be completed online prior to phoning.

National Debtline
0808 808 4000

Free, impartial and confidential debt advice over the phone and online.

Money Advice Service
0800 138 7777

Money advice and guides to help improve your finances. Support over the phone and online.

Community Support

Carr Gomm
0300 666 3030

Support services for people to lead their lives safely including day-to-day living, planning for the future via home support and supported services.

Maryhill Womens Centre
0141 576 1400

Purpose build safe space for women in Glasgow. Opportunities to empower women, strengthen their choices, learn new skills, combat social isolation and change their lives.

Citizens Advice Bureaux
0808 800 9060

Registered charity which supports the Scottish Citizens Advice Bureaux to provide advice on a range of areas, including but not limited to, benefits, debt and money advice, consumer issues, work-related problems, housing and relationships.

Jobs Business Glasgow
0141 274 3333

Support for individuals who are unemployed and looking for work. Training courses, employment, business start-ups and rebuilding confidence.

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