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 Racecourse Road Medical Group
     3 Racecourse Road, Ayr, KA7 2DF
    Tel: 01292 886622   |   Fax:  01292 269774
    Prescription Line:  01292 614309   |   Out of Hours/NHS24:  111  
 
 
                                                                       


FLU CLINICS START 1.10.18 BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. DUE TO SUPPLIES BEING SENT TO THE SURGERY AT STAGED INTERVALS YOU MAY BE ASKED TO CALL BACK TO MAKE YOUR APPOINTMENT

WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO, HOW TO SURVIVE

 

Anxious, Worried or Need to Talk

 

 

ACTION ON DEPRESSION run a number of support services including a phone and email helpline, self-help support groups and “Living Life to the Full” courses

www.actionondepression.orgTel: 0131 226 8152

 

 

Breathing Space free, confidential phone-line to call when feeling down or stressed

www.breathingspacescotland.co.uk  - Tel: 0800 83 85 87

 

 

ChildLine is the UK's free, 24-hour helpline for children in distress or danger

http://www.childline.org.uk - Tel: 0800 11 11

 

 

PAPYRUS is a voluntary UK organisation committed to the prevention of young suicide and the promotion of mental health and emotional wellbeing.      for practical advice on suicide prevention. 

http://papyrus-uk.org

 


Samaritans confidential non-judgemental emotional support, 24 hours a day for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide.

http://www.samaritans.org/ - Tel: 116 123

 

 

SAMH is the Scottish Association for Mental Health

www.samh.org.ukTel: 0141 530 1000

 

 

YOUNGMINDS simple, clear advice on mental health problems aimed at 8-16 year olds.

www.youngminds.org.ukTel:  020 7089 5050  Parents Helpline – 0808 802 5544

 

 

Mikeysline Text helpline run by young volunteers.  Mood app available.

www.mikeysline.co.ukText Helpline: 07779 303 303 (7pm Friday – 7am Monday)                                                                                                               

 

Bereavement

 

 

Cruse Bereavement Care Scotland http://www.crusescotland.org.uk/ - National Helpline 0845 600 2227 

 

Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide exists to meet the needs and break the isolation of those bereaved by the

suicide of a close relative or friend.

http://www.uk-sobs.org.uk/ - National Helpline – 0300 111 5065 (9am to 9pm every day)

                                                                                                                       

 

Touched by Suicide             runs local support groups for those bereaved by suicide. 

Tel: 01294 274273

 

Winstons Wish Practical support for bereaved children, young people & their families. 

www.winstonswish.org.uk  -  Helpline – 08088 020 021          

 

Bullying : General

 

 

Kidscape information on bullying with special section on their website for young people.

 http://www.kidscape.org.uk      

 

 

Respect Me Scottish anti-bullying service. Information about your rights and real-life stories from young people who have been bullied.                            

http://www.respectme.org.uk/

 

 

Anti-Bullying Established by the Scottish Executive for parents, teachers and young people.

www.antibullying.net

 

Bullying :  Cyberbullying

 

 

Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre dedicated to eradicating the sexual abuse of children and to making the internet a safer place http://www.ceop.gov.uk/  Click CEOP the best way to report abuse on Facebook: see http://apps.facebook.com/clickceop/

 

 

Digizens advice and resources on social networking and cyberbullying                                    

http://www.digizen.org/

 

 

Kidscape Information for children & young people, parents & carers on all aspects of cyber bullying.

www.kidscape.org.uk/cyberbullying       

 

 

Bullying : Text Bullying

 

 

TxtUpStandUP Tips from young people about how to beat text bullies

http://www.txtup.co.uk/

 

 

Carers

 

 

North Ayrshire Young Carers Work with young people aged 8 – 18 whose lives are negatively affected by the illness or disability of a family member.

www.north-ayrshire.gov.uk/resident/health-and-social-care/carers - Tel 01294 311 333

 

 

Debt & Benefits Advice

 

 

Citizens Advice Direct Free, confidential Scottish telephone advice.  Need advice outwith 9am-5pm?  Advice Line open till 8pm weekdays and 10am-2pm Saturday.

http://www.citizensadvicedirect.org.uk/ - Tel:  0808 800 9060

 

 

National Debt Line for people with debt problems, Monday - Friday 9am-9pm and Saturday 9.30am - 1pm

http://www.nationaldebtline.org - Tel:  0808 808 4000

 

 

Welfare Rights and Debt run by North Ayrshire Council

Advice Helpline                 contactus@north-ayrshire.gov.uk - Tel: 01294-317 786

North Ayrshire Citizens Advice Service

http://www.nacasadvice.org.uk

 

Arran CAB                             Tel: 01770 302 710

Irvine CAB                             Tel: 01294 278 051

Kilbirnie CAB                        Tel: 01294 467 848

Largs CAB                             Tel: 01294 467 848

Saltcoats CAB                       Tel: 01294 467 848

 

 

 

Drugs & Alcohol

 

 

Know the Score confidential helpline

http://knowthescore.info/ - Tel: 0800 587 5879

 

 

Scottish Families Affected by national helpline open 7 days a week, 5pm-11pm.

Alcohol & Drugs

http://sfad.org.uk/ - Tel: 08080 10 10 11 Free help line

 

 

Scottish Drugs Service Directory

http://www.scottishdrugservices.com/sdd/homepage.htm - Tel:   0141 221 1175

 

 

Headmeds Gives young people in UK general information about medication.

www.headmeds.org.uk 

 

 

My Family and Alcohol for any family member who is worried about alcohol in their lives.

www.myfamilyandalcohol.org.uk

 

 

Drink Aware  an independent charity working to reduce alcohol misuse and harm in the UK.

www.drinkaware.co.uk

 

 

crew2000  for information on drugs. 

www.crew2000.org.uk0131 220 3404

 

 

 

Housing

 

 

Community Housing Advocacy Project (CHAP) free, confidential, independent advice, information and advocacy support on housing issues to all residents across North Ayrshire. Youth website:

www.chap-at-the-door.org.uk  -Tel:  01294 475 636

 

 

Shelter Scotland for advice on housing and homelessness call.

http://scotland.shelter.org.uk/getadvice - Tel: 0808 800 4444 Free help-line

 

 

 

 

 

Jobs & Careers

 

 

Careers Scotland for all your career advice needs

www.skillsdevelopmentscotland.co.uk   - Tel:  0800 917 8000 

 

 

 

Community Employment Service for help finding work and training opportunities

www.ceis.org.uk/employability   - Tel: 01294 322 707

 

 

Job Centre Plus database for job vacancies, careers information, training and volunteering opportunities http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/YoungPeople/Workandcareers/index.htm

 

 

Wise Group job search, personal development and help progressing towards employment

www.thewisegroup.co.uk           -Tel: 0141 303 3131

 

 

General

 

 

LGBT Youth Scotland is Scotland’s largest youth and community-based lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) organisation.

www.lgbtyouth.org.ukTel: 0141 552 7425

 

 

North Ayrshire Council A-Z of local services

www.north-ayrshire.gov.uk/a-z.aspx

 

 

Penumbra Supports adults and young people in Scotland to move towards mental wellbeing.  Their services include Penumbra’s North Ayrshire Self-Harm Project.

www.penumbra.org.uk Tel: 01294 471 934

 

 

Worth Talking About  Helpline providing information, advice and guidance for young people aged 12 – 18 on sexuality & sexual health.  Issues dealt with include contraception, pregnancy, family planning clinics, etc.

www.nhs.uk/worthtalkingabout

 

 

Young Scot Scottish Youth Information for 11 - 26 year olds – Mon to Fri 10 am to 6 pm

www.youngscot.org Tel: 0808 801 0338

 

CLASP (Community Led Action Support project)  Community resource centre offering advice across North Ayrshire.

http://www.clasps.org.ukTel: 01294 602 711

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                           

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