Human Development Scotland (HDS) does not offer an urgent or emergency counselling/psychotherapy service.  If you need urgent help or support for yourself or someone close to you, the organisations listed below may be able to help.

If you are ill and feel it can't wait until your GP surgery re-opens, you can call NHS 24 on 111. For an emergency ambulance, you should dial 999.

Organisations that can help you

Breathing Space

0800 83 85 87


0800 1111

COSCA Searchable Directory

A searchable register for counsellors and psychotherapists.

NHS 24

Dial 111


0808 800 5000 (or 0800 1111 if under 18 years old)


116 123

SAMH (Scottish Association for Mental Health)


0300 304 7000

Young Scot