Welcome to the Edinburgh Crisis Centre website


Due to essential maintenance being carried out the centre will not be able to receive or respond to emails between 5-12pm on Monday the 28th May and 9am-6pm on Sunday the 10th June. Please remember you can still contact us by text on 0797 442 9075 or on the helpline 0808 801 04014 during these times. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.



If you are experiencing a mental health crisis contact:

Free phone 0808 801 0414
Text 07974429075
Email crisis@edinburghcrisiscentre.org.uk

Please be aware that if you contact us for support by text/email your mobile telephone number/email address will be visible to Edinburgh Crisis Centre staff. Please remember to leave your telephone number as clearly as possible otherwise staff might not be able to return your call (see FAQs).

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The Crisis Centre is open 24 hours a day 365 days of the year and provides community based, emotional and practical support at times of crisis.

It is a service for people who are aged 16 and over who are using or have used mental health services and are resident in the City of Edinburgh when they are facing a crisis. This includes people who have seen their GP, used voluntary services and people who identify themselves as having a mental health issue.

Over 1300 people contact the Centre each year, over half have made contact for the first time.

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