Mental Health Awareness

Quality Radio is committed to  working  in partnership with RAMH to  provide information about  resources to help Renfrewshire residents find local and national assistance  to help support health and wellbeing.  We will let you know about support services, local events and activities and other ways you can ‘give yourself a hand’ and look after your mental health.


RAMH presents The Movement and Wellbeing Festival, a programme of physical activity and wellbeing events across Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire from 3rd-10th September.

These events aim to promote movement as a way of helping our mental health and wellbeing.  We have been working with our partner organisations who offer existing opportunities for physical activity and exercise.

The week-long festival showcases this alongside special one-off events.  The festival concludes with a friendly football tournament on World Suicide Prevention Day, Saturday September 10th., 2022.

Find out more on Facebook:

We’re delighted to show you the programme for our first Movement and Wellbeing Festival


Further Help and Support

RAMH provides various support services and activities  to help people manage their mental health, Check out our website at

First Crisis Freephone service is there if you are experiencing a mental health crisis 0800 221 8929 or 0141 848 9090 { calls to this number are charged at standard rate }

This service is available 365 days a year. Monday to Friday 9am to 8pm, Saturday and Sunday 9am to 5pm.


Other Renfrewshire support organisations & groups

Renfrewshire Bereavement Network 

Image result for Grief and Loss free Clip Art      If you have lost a loved one and need to speak to someone call 0800 038 6020 or visit

Breathing Space

Breathing Space is a free, confidential phoneline service for any individual who is experiencing low mood and depression, or who is unusually worried and in need of someone to talk to.  The whole spectrum of life is reflected in the calls received to Breathing Space. The sooner you talk to Breathing Space, the better you might feel. Please note that Breathing Space is a service for people in Scotland.

Call free on: 0800 83 85 87

Lines are open:

Weekdays: Monday-Thursday 6.00pm to 2.00am
Weekend: Friday 6.00pm-Monday 6.00am




Samaritans provides confidential non-judgmental emotional support for anyone who is struggling to cope – you don’t have to be suicidal.

The service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Call: 116 123
Text: 07725 90 90 90



NHS 24

NHS 24 is a call centre operated by the NHS to provide patients with health advice and help over the phone when your usual GP services aren’t available. Referrals can also be made over the phone to crisis support and other mental health professionals outwith normal GP practice working hours.

Call: 111 or if you think you need an emergency ambulance, call 999 and speak to the operator.




Counselling Directory

Counselling Directory provides information to help people find a qualified counsellor or psychotherapist in a local area.

Find out more at:



ChildLine is a counselling service for children and young people. You can contact ChildLine anytime and in these ways; You can phone, send an email, have a 1-2-1 chat, send a message to Ask Sam and you can post messages to the ChildLine message boards. Visit the website to find out more.

Call: 0800 1111



Self Injury UK: Self Injury Helpline – 0808 800 8088.For women of any age or
background affected by self-injury, whether their own or that of a friend or family
member. Open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 7pm – 9.30pm

Young Minds: provides information on coping with self harm and suicidal feelings.
Crisis Text service also available 24/7 Text YM to 85258 and a Parents Helpline:
0808 802 5544 Mon – Fri 9.30am – 4pm

Papyrus Hopeline UK – supporting under 35s with suicidal thoughts call free on 0800 068 4141 or text 0786 003 9967 email: pat@papyrus-uk.org


  • Renfrewshire Council Advice Works – free service for money advice, debt advice, assistance with benefit claims – call: 0300 300 1238, email:

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