Help & Support

That time in between Christmas and New Year can be difficult for some people, even more so in a Level 4 lockdown. Here are some important numbers if you are feeling overwhelmed or you are struggling this festive break and need someone to talk to, please call:

Samaritans – 116 123
Breathing Space – 0800 83 85 87
Chris’s House – 01236 766755
Shout (UK Crisis Text Service) – Text: Shout to 85258
The CALMzone – 0800 58 58 58
Switchboard LGBT+ Helpline – 0300 330 0630
Scottish Women’s Aid – 0800 027 1234
Rape Crisis Scotland – 08088 01 03 02
Lanarkshire Rape Crisis – 01698 527003
Abused Men in Scotland Helpline – 0808 800 0024
Shakti Women’s Aid – 0131 475 2399
ManKind Initiative – 01823 334244
Childline – 0800 1111
The Silver Line – 0800 4 70 80 90
Hourglass Scotland – 0808 808 8141
Age Scotland – 0800 12 44 222
Alzheimer Scotland – 0808 808 3000
Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland – 0808 801 0899
Scottish Autism – 01259 222022NHS 24 – 111


There’s ALWAYS somebody to speak to. If you need support with your caring role you can always get in touch with Lanarkshire Carers on 01698 428090 / 01236 755550.

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