The Samaritans

Samaritans offer confidential emotional support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those that may lead to suicide.

The Samaritans are available 24 hours a day. They don’t make judgements or offer advice. Instead, they believe in the value of having time and space to explore difficult feelings. They also believe that being listened to in confidence, and accepted without prejudice, can alleviate despair and suicidal feelings.

There is no typical reason someone might call, just as there’s no typical person who contacts Samaritans. You can get in touch about anything that’s troubling you, no matter how large or small the issue.

Telephone Support

National line – 116 123

In-Person

There is no branch in West Lothian. The closest branches are in Falkirk, Dunfermline and Edinburgh.

Location: 25 Torphican Street, Edinburgh EH3 8HX
Opening Times: 9.00 am – 10.00 pm

Email Support

You can send an email at jo@samaritans.org

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Service Contact

Tel: 116 123
Email: jo@samaritans.org
Website: www.samaritans.org

Provider's Name: Samaritans

Type: Charity/Voluntary

Samaritans are a confidential help service for people who are finding it difficult to cope with. The Samaritans can offer emotional support to people with feelings of distress or despair, including those that may lead to suicide. You can call, send a text or use the email service.

Services run by this provider

Service Contact

Tel: 116 123
Email: jo@samaritans.org
Website: www.samaritans.org

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