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Health information

Health information
There are various sources of trustworthy health information and support which are free to access, via websites or phone helplines.

Health information

NHS 24 is Scotland's national telehealth and telecare organisation.

Phone NHS 24 free on 111 at any time if you're ill and it can't wait until your regular NHS service reopens.

NHS inform provides a co-ordinated, single source of quality-assured health and care information. Phone the NHS inform helpline for further information on illnesses and health conditions, NHS services and other support services available in your area.

Phone NHS inform on 0800 22 44 88, 7 days, 8am to 10pm.

NHS inform's Mental Health zone can help you to improve your mental health and wellbeing by providing high-quality information on different aspects of mental health and wellbeing.

Support

Living Life is a free telephone service available to anyone over the age of 16 who's suffering from low mood, mild to moderate depression and/or anxiety.

Phone Living Life's confidential phone line on 0800 328 9655, Monday to Friday, 1pm to 9pm.

Breathing Space has experienced advisers to listen and offer information and advice if your thoughts and feelings are overwhelming you.

Phone Breathing Space on 0800 83 85 87 - 24 hours at weekends (Friday 6pm to Monday 6am) and Monday to Thursday 6pm to 2am.

Care information

For information and support on any care-related issues, phone Care Information Scotland on 0800 011 3200, 7 days a week, 8am to 10pm.

The information was last updated on: 19th May 2015

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