Responding to Distress - Useful Links - East Renfrewshire Champions Board

Responding to Distress – Useful Links

Responding to Distress Useful Links

Children & Young people

Young Minds

provides information on coping with self harm and suicidal feelings.
Crisis Text service also available 24/7
Text YM to 85258

Parents Helpline: 0808 802 5544
Mon – Fri 9.30am – 4pm



Free helpline for children and young people under age 35 who are experiencing thoughts of suicide and for anyone concerned that a young person could be thinking of suicide.

Call 0800 068 4141 or Text: 07860039967 
Open weekdays, 9am -10pm, weekends and bank holidays 2pm – 10pm.



Heads Up

Has information on self harm and suicide and includes advice and tips on ways on how people can cope and get help.



Self injury guidance and support network.



A free and confidential support to anyone, any age.

116 123


Breathing Space

A free confidential phone and web based service for people experiencing low mood, depression or anxiety.

0800 83 85 87
Mon-Thurs 6pm – 2pm and weekends Friday 6pm to Monday 6am