What help is available in a crisis?

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Mental Health Services Crisis Service – phone 0845 650 1730


The NHS runs an 'out of hours' crisis service. The service can provide short-term intensive community based care as an alternative to hospital admission. This service is targeted at people who are experiencing a mental health crisis and operates seven days a week.

The Crisis Service is available:

  • Monday to Friday 20:00 - 09:00
  • Also weekends and public holidays 17:00 - 09:00

If you are having serious thoughts about suicide, and you have a plan and the means to carry it out: call 999 right now.

Which organisations will help with suicide prevention?

Other organisations that can support you if you are having suicidal thoughts, have been bereaved by suicide or are concerned about someone include:

A more comprehensive list of organisations which can provide suicide prevention advice is available on the Choose Life 'Resources and News' page.