Emergency Support and Local Contacts
Mind Your Head
Samaritans provide confidential, non judgemental support – 24 hour service
Citizens Advice Bureau
You may feel at a crisis point or are just feeling a bit rubbish and need to offload.
You can access a 24/7 out of hours mental health support line via Spectrum.Life or via the phone:
Phone: 0800 031 8227
Text ‘Hi’ to WhatsApp or SMS: 07418 360780
All calls are answered by clinically trained counsellors or psychotherapists.
You can talk to them about anything, including stress, anxiety, low mood, financial worries, loss and grief, relationship difficulties and substance abuse issues.
This is completely free to all our students, aged 16 or over, offering a range of ways to interact from phoning, texting, Whats App, or Zen chat (through the web portal).
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
Shetland Islands Council - Keeping Safe, Protection and Emergencies
Emergency crisis – mental health support if someone is in immediate danger call 999