Links to the Websites of other organisations which might be of assistance to our members:

  • Breathing Space:
    A free, confidential phone and web based service for people in Scotland experiencing low mood, depression or anxiety.
    Phone: 0800 83 85 87.Lines open: Mon-Thurs, 6pm-2am and Fri-Sun, 6pm-6am


  • Samaritans
    Confidential support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair.
    Phone: 08457 90 90 90 (24-hour helpline)


  • Touched By Suicide Scotland - Support Group Orkney
    Orkney’s very own Touched By Suicide Peer Support Group is starting up again! Our first meeting is on Thursday, 17th August 2023. We will be meeting at Papdale House, Berstane Road every 3rd Thursday of each months. Sessions are from 6.30-8pm.
    All welcome  Any enquiries, please get in touch with Eleanor on 07715962505 or Ibolya on Soma’s Light Facebook page.











  • Rethink
    Support and advice for people living with mental illness.
    Phone: 0845 456 0455


  • CALM
    CALM is The Campaign against Living Miserably, for men aged 15-35;


  • Missing People
    If you're missing and want to talk to us about your situation:
    Call: Freefone 116 000
    Text: 116 000 - you can text us even if you have run out of credit
    Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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