Local Services


Mental Health - All Areas


Grampian Opportunities

Provides support to help disabled people and people with mental health problems access opportunities in employment, volunteering and education.

Phone: 01467 629675

Email: info@grampianopportunities.org.uk

Website: www.grampianopportunities.org.uk


Combat Stress

Mental health treatment and support to ex-Service men and women.

Phone: 0800 138 1619

Email: contactus@combatstress.org.uk

Website: www.combatstress.org.uk



Support and information for sufferers of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD).

Phone: 01332 588112

Email: support@ocduk.org

Website: www.ocduk.org


One to One Deeside Counselling Service

Free confidential counselling for residents in Deeside.

Phone: 013398 86700

Email: onetoone@mhaberdeen.org.uk

Phone: 01224 573892 voicemail service available


No Panic

A national organisation which helps people who suffer from Panic Attacks, Phobias, Obsessive Compulsive Disorders and other related anxiety disorders. Also helps those trying to give up Tranquillizers. Also provides support for carers.

Phone: 0300 772 9844

10am-10pm to speak to someone 365 days/yr, after 10pm a recording of a Breathing and Relaxation Technique is available.

Crisis Number: 01952 680835 for recording of Breathing Technique

Email: admin@nopanic.org.uk

Website: www.nopanic.org.uk



A UK-wide charity working to improve quality of life for people affected by mental illness. Textcare allows you to arrange messages of support at the best time.

Phone: 0300 304 700 4pm-10pm

Email: info@sane.org.uk

Website: www.sane.org.uk


See Me

Scotland’s programme to tackle mental health stigma and discrimination.  See Me is funded by the Scottish Government and Comic Relief, and managed by the Scottish Association for Mental Health (SAMH) and the Mental Health Foundation.

Website: www.seemescotland.org


The Spark

Provides the support you need – whatever your relationship, whenever you need it and wherever you are in Scotland.

Phone: 0808 802 2088

Website: www.thespark.org.uk


BEAT Eating Disorders

Phone and online support for people worried they have an eating disorder, as well as others affected, such as friends and family members.

Help now also available via web chat.

Phone: 0808 801 0432 (3pm-8pm)

Email: scotlandhelp@beateatingdisorders.org.uk

Website: www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk/


Self Injury Support

Chat, email, text and self-help support.

Website: click here


Time for You

A free, online mental health and wellbeing support service providing help for frontline workers across Scotland during the pandemic. Self-registration/referral available via the website.

Website: click here


Able Futures

Support to help you manage your mental health at work. Available for those aged 16 or over who are in work, on an apprenticeship, about to start work or furloughed. Call from 8am to 10.30pm Mon-Fri to get more information. Self-referral available via the website.

Phone: 0800 321 3137

Website: click here


Networks of Wellbeing

Mental Health and Wellbeing Charity - based in Huntly and covering the Grampian NHS area.  We offer recovery focussed, person-centred support through counselling, facilitated peer networking, and a range of inclusive community based activities.

Phone: 01466 793732

Email: info@networksofwellbeing.org

Website: www.networksofwellbeing.org


Shout Text Service for Fishermen

Here for you 24/7

Feeling stressed, isolated or low?

Start a conversation with us.

Text 'FISH' to 85258 for free and confidential support, 24/7

Texting 'FISH' is anonymous and will not show up on your phone bill.


Mental Health - Aberdeen


Aberdeen Foyer FitMind

Aberdeen Foyer's FitMind team offer a counselling service and teams across the organisation offer wellbeing and support services for adults and young people in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire.

Phone: 01224 212924

Email: info@aberdeenfoyer.com

Website: www.aberdeenfoyer.com


VSA – Reconnect (Re-Connect Mental Health Group Work)

Supports people with mental health problems that are lonely or isolated.

Phone: 01224 679021

Website: www.vsa.org.uk


Bipolar Aberdeen

Support group for people affected by bipolar disorder.

Phone: 0141 560 2050

Email: info@bipolaraberdeen.org.uk

Website: www.bipolaraberdeen.org.uk


Penumbra – Aberdeen Nova

Person-centred, recovery-focused support for people with mental health problems.

Phone: 01224 642854

Email: aberdeen.nova@penumbra.org.uk

Website: www.penumbra.org.uk


Aberdeen Counselling & Information Service (ACIS) – Telephone Helpline

A telephone helpline for people in Aberdeenshire who have questions relating to mental illness. Confidential advice and support to anyone affected by mental illness, including relatives or carers.

Telephone : 01224573892

Email: acis.office@mhaberdeen.org.uk


Penumbra – Aberdeen Self Harm Project

Support for adults and young people experiencing, or who have experienced self-harm.

Phone: 01224 642854

Email: selfharm.aberdeen@penumbra.org.uk

Website: click here


24 hour Dementia Helpline - Alzheimer Scotland

The 24 hour Dementia Helpline is a freephone Scottish service for people with dementia, carers, relatives, professionals, students and anyone concerned about dementia.

Local dementia advisors can provide:

• Information and advice

• Help you, your family and friends plan for the future

• Put you in touch with local sources of support

Phone: 0808 808 3000 (free)

Email: helpline@alzscot.org


Mental Health - Aberdeenshire


Pillar Kincardine

Community based mental health organisation, offering person centred, recovery focussed support and facilitated peer networking opportunities to individuals experiencing mental health challenges in the Kincardine and Mearns area of Aberdeenshire.

Phone: 01569 767 222

Email: info@pillarkincardine.org

Website: www.pillarkincardine.org



An evidence based, clinically moderated, 24/7 online peer to peer Mental Health Community freely available to anyone aged 16+ living in Aberdeenshire. Members join our community anonymously for support with a wide range of mental health and wellbeing issues, from anxiety, depression, and isolation to relationship issues and lifestyle challenges.

Website: togetherall.com


Penumbra - WELL Aberdeenshire (Well Empowered Linked Locally)

Our WELL Aberdeenshire service can provide recovery-focused support to people aged 16 – 65 experiencing issues around mental health.

You can directly access this support by self-referral. Just drop us an email or give us a call.

Email: WELL.Aberdeenshire@penumbra.org.uk

Phone: 01467 230 320


Mental Health - Moray


Moray Wellbeing Hub

Social movement and enterprise harnessing the power of lived experience of life challenges to make change through activities, training and support.

Website: click here


Mikey’s Line

Suicide prevention across the Highlands and Moray. Text based and face to face support for people of all age struggling to cope.

Text: 07786207755

Email: enquiries@mikeysline.co.uk

Website: www.mikeysline.co.uk