SAMH operates an information service from Monday to Friday
between the hours of 2pm and 4pm. Information service staff and
volunteers can answer general mental health enquiries, advise
you on your rights and signpost you to your local services. We
cannot provide medical advice, counselling, financial advice or
representation, but we can point you in the direction of someone
else who may be able to help you.
Call SAMH National Information Service on
freephone 0800 917 3466. Alternatively, you can
e-mail your enquiry to us at: email@example.com.
Other organisations which may be able to help:
NHS Inform is a national health information service. It
provides information on medical conditions, frequently asked
questions and how to register with a GP. Open 8am - 10pm, 7
days. NHS Inform has useful information online on NHS Inform
Mental Health Zone.
The Samaritans offer free, confidential advice 24 hours a day,
seven days a week.
Breathing Spaceis a free, confidential phoneline service for any
individual who is experiencing low mood or depression, or who is
unusually worried and in need of someone to talk to.
Breathing Spaceoperates Mon - Thurs between 6pm and 2am and Fri
- Mon between 6pm - 6am
NHS 24works in partnership with local NHS Boards out-of-hours
services to provide patients with health advice and help when GP
practices are closed.
- Call: 08454 24 24 24
- Visit: http://www.nhs24.com/
- If you think you need an emergency ambulance, call
999 and speak to the operator