External counselling & support services

Alcohol & drug misuse

Addaction

Telephone (Glasgow): +44 (0) 141 558 3230
Website: www.addaction.org.uk

Al-Anon Family Groups

National helpline: 020 7403 0888 (1000 - 2200, open daily)
Email: enquiries@al-anonuk.org.uk
Website: www.al-anonuk.org.uk

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)

Telephone (Glasgow): +44 (0) 141 226 2214 (0900 - 1700, Monday to Friday)
National helpline: 0800 9177 650
Email: help@aamail.org
Website: www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk

Drinkline

National helpline: 0300 123 1110 (0900 - 2000, weekdays; 1100 - 1600, weekends)

Drugline Scotland

National helpline: 0800 776 600 (1000 - 1400)

Families affected by drug and alcohol use (FASS)

Telephone: +44 (0) 141 420 2050 (0900 - 1600, Monday to Friday)
Email: marlene@fassglasgow.org or dot@fassglasgow.org

Glasgow Council on Alcohol (GCA)

Telephone: +44 (0) 141 353 1800
National helpline: 0808 802 9000
Website: www.glasgowcouncilonalcohol.org

Narcotics Anonymous (NA)

National helpline: 0300 999 1212 (1000 - 2400, open daily)
Website: www.ukna.org

Further links:

 


Anxiety/phobias/panic attacks/distress

Breathing Space

Opening hours:

  • Weekdays: Monday to Thursday, 1800 - 0200
  • Weekends: Friday 1800 to Monday 0600

Telephone: 0800 83 85 87
Website: www.breathingspace.scot

Lifelink

Telephone: +44 (0) 141 552 4434
Email: info@lifelink.org.uk
Website: www.lifelink.org.uk

No Panic

National helpline: 0808 808 0545

Samaritans of Glasgow

Opening hours: Monday to Sunday, 0900 - 2200
Telephone (Glasgow): +44 (0) 141 248 4488 (local call charges apply)
National telephone: 116 123 (free)
Email: jo@samaritans.org
Website: www.samaritans.org


Abuse & assault

Archway Glasgow (for victims within the past 7 days) 

Telephone: +44 (0) 141 211 8175 (1800 – midnight)

Breakthrough for women

Telephone: +44 (0) 141 552 5483 (0845 - 1645, Monday to Friday)

Galop (National LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Helpline)

National helpline: 0800 999 5428

Glasgow Womens Aid

Telephone: +44 (0) 141 553 2022
Website: www.glasgowwomensaid.org.uk

Health in Mind

Telephone: +44 (0) 131 225 8508
Website: www.health-in-mind.org.uk

Men's Advice Line:

National helpline: 0808 801 0327

Rape Crisis

Telephone: +44 (0) 141 331 4180
National helpline: 0808 801 0302

Glasgow Helpline: 08088 000 014 (1100 - 1400, Monday to Sunday; 1730 - 1930, Monday to Thursday)
Email info@rapecrisiscentre-glasgow.co.uk
Website: www.rapecrisiscentre-glasgow.co.uk

Sandyford Counselling & Support Services (SCASS)

Opening times: Monday to Thursday, 0900 - 2000, Friday 090 - 1600
Telephone: +44 (0) 141 211 6700
Website: www.sandyford.org

Scottish Domestic Abuse Helpline

Telephone: +44 (0) 0141 951 6234

Scottish Domestic Abuse and Forced Marriage Helpline

National helpline: 0800 027 1234 (24hrs)

Shakti Women’s Aid Edinburgh

Telephone: +44 (0) 131 475 2399

Talk Now

Telephone: +44 (0) 135 545 8272
Website: www.talknow.org.uk

Further links:


Bereavement

Cruse Bereavement Care Scotland

National helpline: 0845 600 2227 (1000 - 1600, Monday to Wednesday; 1800 - 2100, Monday to Wednesday; 0900 - 2100, Thursday; 0900- 1600,  Friday; 1200 - 1500, Saturday)
Email: support@crusescotland.org.uk
Website: www.crusescotland.org.uk

Compassionate Friends Helpline (for bereaved parents)

National helpline: 0845 123 2304 (1000 - 1600 & 1830 - 2230)

Muslim Bereavement Counselling Project

Telephone: +44 (0) 141 585 8026

Petal Support Scotland

Telephone: +44 (0) 169 832 4502
Website: www.petalsupport.com

Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide

Telephone: +44 (0) 115 944 1117 
National helpline: 0844 561 6855 (0900 - 2100)

Further links:


Eating disorders

B-eat beating eating disorders

National helpline: 0845 643 1414 (adults); 0845-643-7650 (youth)

Gerbera Eating Disorder Support (GEDS)

Telephone: +44 (0) 141 221 1535
Email: geds.team@gmail.com


Forced marriage

Forced marriage unit

National helpline: 020 7008 0151


General counselling service

Crisis Counselling

Telephone: +44 (0) 141 812 8474
Email: info@crisiscounselling.co.uk
Website: www.crisiscounselling.co.uk

Maggie’s Cancer Support Centre

Telephone: +44 (0) 141 357 2269
Website: www.maggiescentres.org/our-centres/maggies-glasgow

NHS Living Life

National helpline: 0800 328 9655 (1000 - 2100, Monday to Thursday; 1000 - 1800, Friday)

Nightline (SRC listening and information service)

Telephone: +44 (0) 141 353 1050, 1900 – 0700

REACH Community Health Project

Opening times: 0900 - 1700, Monday to Friday
Telephone: +44 (0) 141 423 2289/2894 to make a counselling self-referral.
Email: zenib@reachhealth.org.uk or Asia Ali asia@reachhealth.org.uk
Website: www.reachhealth.org.uk

Stepping Stones

Website: www.stepstones.org.uk

Time and Space

Website: www.timeandspace.moonfruit.com

Tom Allan Counselling Centre

Opening times: 0900 - 2100, Monday to Thursday; 0900 - 1600, Friday
Telephone: +44 (0) 141 221 1535
Email: tomallan@crossreach.org.uk
Website: www.tom-allan.org.uk

Wellbeing Services South Glasgow

Telephone: +44 (0) 141 232 2555 (0830 - 1630 each day)
Email: South.PCMHT@ggc.scot.nhs.uk
Website: www.wellbeing-glasgow.org.uk

Youth Counselling Service Agency (YCSA)

Opening times: 0900 - 1700, Monday to Thursday; 0900 -1600, Friday
Telephone: +44 (0) 141 420 6600
E-mail: info@ycsa.org.uk
Website: www.ysca.org.uk

 

 

 

 


Gambling

Gam-Anon

Scotland 24 hour Helpline: 0370 050 8881
Website: www.gamanonscotland.org

GamCare

Freephone: 0808 8020 133 (0800 to midnight, 7 days a week) for further information on counselling sessions within Glasgow.
Email: info@gamcare.org.uk
Website: www.gamcare.org.uk

Gamblers Anonymous Scotland

Telephone: +44 (0) 141 353 3223
GA Scotland 24hour Helpline: 0370 050 8881
Email: info@gascotland.org
Website: www.gascotland.org


Pregnancy support

Glasgow Pregnancy Choices

Opening times: 0900 - 1700, Monday to Friday
Telephone: +44 (0) 141 248 2667
Website: www.glasgowpregnancychoices.org

ARCH (Abortion Recovery Care & Helpline)

Opening hours: 0900 - 1700, Monday to Friday
Office number: +44 (0) 141 226 5407
Helpline number: 0845 603 8501 (0900 - 1700, Monday to Friday; 1900 - 2200, every evening)
Email: info@archtrust.org.uk
Website: www.archtrust.org.uk


Sexual health

Sandyford Initiative

Telephone: +44 (0) 141 211 8130


LGBT

LGBT Youth, Glasgow

Telephone: +44 (0) 141 552 7425