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Additional Support Services For Your Consideration
Trust Deed Scotland® have listed below some links to external organisations that we feel may help our customers who need additional support.
We recognise that whilst our services can help you with your debts, there are often other areas, sometimes closely related to your debt problems or even the root cause of your unaffordable debts, where you need further support that is beyond our expertise.
We hope you find this helpful and would encourage you, if you feel it is appropriate, to seek further help from these organisations.
Stress – Anxiety – Depression – Suicidal
Breathing Space is a confidential listening service for people over 16 experiencing low mood, depression, or anxiety.
Samaritans is an organisation for people struggling with depression and suicidal thoughts. Call 0845 790 9090.
The Mental Health Foundation has a range of content designed to give you more information about mental health generally, and to help you to look after your own mental health.
Help with post-traumatic stress disorder
Scotland’s largest health charity working to help people with chest, heart and stroke conditions. Advice Line - 0808 801 0899.
Being diagnosed, or living with a heart or circulatory condition can be overwhelming. Call Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm - 0300 330 3322
For diabetes information, or just someone to talk to, call - 0141 212 8710, Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm.
Alcohol, Drug & Substance Misuse
AA hold face-to-face group meetings across the UK where people with an issue with alcohol support one another, as well as hosting online chat. You can also call 0800 9177 650.
Al-Anon hold physical meetings for people affected by someone else’s alcohol use, and also provide a telephone advice service. Phone: 0207 403 0888 (10am - 10pm, 365 days a year).
You can speak to trained professionals from the national alcohol support helpline, Drinkline on 0300 123 1110 (Weekdays 9am–8pm, Weekends 11am–4pm) or you can have a web chat with someone at Drinkchat between 9am-2pm on weekdays.
Talk to Frank offers confidential and anonymous help by phone, text (SMS), email, and live chat. Call 0300 123 6600, Text 82111 (24/7, 365 Days Per Year) or use LiveChat 2-6pm Monday-Friday.
Homeless & Housing
Advice, support & legal service to people struggling with poor housing and homelessness. Call 0808 800 4444.
Free, independent, confidential and impartial financial advice. Call 0800 028 1456.
Glasgow based homeless charity. Call their Emergency Line on 0800 999 2477.
The Scottish Government Bereavement Support page has links to NHS Inform information on coping with grief, including counselling and therapy options.
The NHS UK website offers a good range of information and advice and links to external firms including Cruse Bereavement Care.
The Headspace App delivers tools and resources to help look after your mind, with a focus on meditation, a technique that involves training your mind in awareness and achieving a healthy sense of perspective.
CALM aims to help users to get more restful sleep and wake up feeling refreshed. There's exclusive music to help you focus, relax and sleep, and video lessons on mindful movement and gentle stretching.
A range of helpful resources are available, including mood self-assessment tools, mental wellbeing and audio guides.
This anonymous, clinically managed community provides peer-to-peer mental-health support with 24 hour, 365-day access.
The NHS Live Well website gives advice, tips and tools to help you make the best choices about your health and wellbeing.
BBC Good Food is all about good recipes and quality home cooking that everyone can enjoy. There’s help here to improve your cookery skills or expand your kitchen know-how.
Every family needs a helping hand sometimes. From moments of crisis to everyday challenges, Parentline can help.
Young Minds are the UK’s leading charity fighting for children and young people's mental health.
Citizens Advice Scotland gives free, confidential information and advice to assist individuals with money, legal, consumer and other problems.
The Money and Pensions Service’s main objective is to develop and co-ordinate a national strategy to improve people’s financial capabilities.
Tips on saving money, shopping, special offers, mortgages, council tax, interest-rate payments and more.
MoneyHelper is a government organisation that joins up money and pensions guidance to make it quicker and easier to find the right help.
Check what benefits you might be able to claim with this free benefits calculator. Enter your details and receive an estimate of your entitlement to benefits.