If you’re experiencing a mental health crisis and need to talk to someone, please contact our friendly, confidential team 24/7:
Free phone 0808 801 0414
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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**Due to damage to the centre outside platform lift, until further notice we will not be able to offer access to the building for those who need such assistance with mobility issues. Please remember people can still contact us by text on 0797 442 9075, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the helpline on 0808 801 0414 . We apologise for any inconvenience caused. **
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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.