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
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.
- Self Harm Network Scotland
Specialist help for people who self harm is available through Penumbra and their Self Harm Network
- Relationship Scotland Orkney
Phone: 01856 877750;
- Advocacy Orkney
Phone: 01856 870111
- Cruse Bereavement Care
Phone: 0844 477 9400;
- Survivors of Childhood Abuse support organisations (please note not all cover Orkney residents)
Phone: 0845 766 0163
- Alcoholics Anonymous
Phone: 0845 769 7555
- Orkney Citizens Advice Crisis Line
Phone: 01856 975 621
Phone: 0845 767 8000
Support and advice for people living with mental illness.
Phone: 0845 456 0455
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