Suicide prevention action plan: every life matters

The new action plan has been designed to continue the work from the 2013-2016 suicide prevention strategy and the strong downward trend in suicide rates in Scotland.

Sources of Support and Advice

If you or someone you know experiences mental ill-health – or if you or someone else is feeling suicidal – support and advice is available from the following sources:

  • Local General Practitioner / Primary Care Practices
  • NHS24 – free 24 hours on shortcode 111
  • Breathing Space – free on 0800 83 85 87 6pm to 2am Monday to Thursday; and 6pm Friday through the weekend to 6am Monday 
  • Childline – free on shortcode 0800 1111



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