Emergency Support


The wellbeing team are not available from: between 5pm and 9am (GMT) time Monday to Friday) at weekends (Saturday and Sunday) during College-recognised holidays.


Medical emergencies

If someone is seriously ill or injured, and their life is at risk, call 999.

If you are worried about someone who is ill, call 111.

Mental health crisis support

If someone is in immediate danger call 999.

If the crisis is not life threatening, call NHS 24 on their 24 hour phone line 111.


Other sources of support

Samaritans provide confidential, non-judgemental support.

Call: 116 123

Text message: 07725 90 90 90


Cam crisis messenger text service

Do you need help now?  Our crisis messenger text service provides free, 24/7 crisis support across the UK.  If you are experiencing a mental health crisis and need support, you can text CAM to 85258


Breathing Space is a free, confidential phone service for anyone experiencing low mood, depression or anziety

Call: 0800 83 85 87


Mikeysline  provides non-jugemental and confidential peer-support

Textline only: 07779 303 303


Childline Scotland a counselling service for children and young people

Call: 0800 111

 Breathing space - open up when you're feeling down


CAM Crisis Messenger free 24/7 crisis support.  Text CAM to 85258


You can also get find a way to support yourself through our self help section.


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Urgent social care or someone at risk of harm

Urgent social care or someone at risk of harm

To report an Adult Protection Concern:

If you are a member of the public, please ring 0800 902 0042 during normal office hours.  Your concerns will be noted and referred onward to the appropriate Highland Adult Social Care Team.  Outside of office hours, or at weekends, or on public holidays, please ring 0845 601 4813.



However, if someone is in imminent danger, then a call to Police Scotland may be required.



Mental Health Assessment Team

This team of psychiatric nurses and Staff Grade Psychiatrist assesses unplanned referrals from across Highland. The team has a remit for assessment and if admission is required, the team can provide up to 72 hours of intensive inpatient assessment, liaising with the sector teams and community teams regarding further care. 

01463 704 000

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Other useful numbers

Other useful numbers

Police Scotland – non emergency phone contact – 101


Raigmore Hospital - 01463 704 000


Fire and Rescue Service – 999


Coastguard - 999