If you require immediate support I urge you to contact your GP as soon as possible and/or make use of the following services:
A confidential listening service for anyone in Scotland feeling low, anxious or depressed.
T: 0800 83 85 87 (freephone, Mon-Thurs 6pm-2am, Friday 6pm-Monday 6am)
Edinburgh Crisis Centre
Emotional and practical support for those in crisis (24 hours, 7 days a week).
T: 0808 801 0414
Mental Health Assessment Service
Mental health crisis and assessment service delivered by NHS Lothian at Royal Edinburgh Hospital (24 hours, 7 days a week).
A confidential listening service for those experiencing feelings of distress or despair.
Tel: 116 123 (freephone, 24 hours, 7 days a week)
Emotional support, information and guidance for people affected by mental illness, their families and carers.
SANEline: 0300 304 7000 (daily, 4.30-10.30pm)