Emergency Support and Local Contacts


Mind Your Head

Mind Your Head | Promoting positive mental health and wellbeing in Shetland


Samaritans provide confidential, non judgemental support – 24 hour service

Shetland | Samaritans


Citizens Advice Bureau

Shetland Islands Citizens Advice Bureau | Free, impartial and confidential advice (shetlandcab.org.uk)


Togetherall – Digital Mental Health Service available on-line 24/7 – free access to students

Support - Togetherall (uhi.ac.uk)


Breathing Space is a free, confidential phone service for anyone experiencing low mood, depression or anxiety. Call: 0800 83 85 87


SHOUT Crisis Text Line. Text Shout to 85258
Do you need help now? This crisis messenger text service provides free, 24/7 crisis support across the UK. If you are experiencing a mental health crisis and need support, you can text SHOUT to 85258


Safer Shetland

Safer Shetland - Safeguarding Children, Young People and Adults in Shetland


NHS 24

NHS 24 | NHS 24


Shetland Islands Council - Keeping Safe, Protection and Emergencies



Emergency crisis – mental health support if someone is in immediate danger call 999