Mental Health Awareness

Paisley FM 107.5 with RAMH will continue to work together to raise awareness of mental health and available resources in Renfrewshire and nationally  throughout 2021. 

Help and advice Contacts

First Crisis Freephone service is there if you are experiencing a mental health crisis 0800 221 8929 or 0141 848 9090 { calls to this number are charged at standard rate }

This service is available 365 days a year. Monday to Friday 9am to 8pm, Saturday and Sunday 9am to 5pm.

Hear for You  This free helpline is available to support anyone in Renfrewshire who is struggling with issues around covid 19. If you want to talk about your feelings around the practical, emotional and financial impact of the covid 19 crisis on your life then you can call 0800 221 8904  Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

A resource for anyone in Scotland over the age of 16 who is feeling low, anxious or depressed.  Trained advisors are available at Breathing Space to listen and to offer information and advice.      For information and resources around suicide prevention

If you are feeling suicidal, you don’t have to hurt yourself or suffer in silence.  If you’re in crisis or struggling to cope there are services you can reach out to. If you don’t feel like talking then some services offer text or webchat options.

Samaritans Scotland have a helpline service available 24/7   116 123  They offer a safe place to talk, at any time you like about whatever is getting to you.

SHOUT is  a  24/7 text service, free on all major mobile
networks, for anyone in crisis anytime, anywhere. It’s a place to go
if you’re struggling to cope and you need immediate help.
Text: 85258    for support and advice around domestic abuse. R.W.A offer a service where women experiencing domestic abuse can talk confidentially. They offer advice, information and operate refuge accommodation for women and children.

Renfrewshire Drug Service can offer a range of services if you want to recover from
drug addiction Call 0300 300 1199 { option 2}

Have you heard about Community Connectors? Based in GP practices  this is a social prescribing service and is  offered via GP practices with Community Link workers. They will help you identify and connect to the support and services you need.  Talk to your GP practice for more information

The Families First service offers support to families with children in 5 areas of



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