Need help?

Leaflets from organisations who may be able to helpIn conjunction with the school Guidance Team, the Library provides access to a range of leaflets on a number of topics including:

Self Harm



Alcohol and Drug Abuse



Domestic Abuse

The following organisations may also be able to help.  

Organisation Website Who they are
Childline Scotland Free 24 hour helpline for any young person with any problem
Penumbra Scottish mental health organisation that provides a wide range of support services for young people including those who self harm
Scottish Association for Mental Health Major voluntary organisation in Scotland working to promote mental health
NHS 24 24 hour health service for Scotland
Breathing Space Free confidential helpline which can help you when you are feeling down or distressed
Samaritans Volunteers give support to anyone feeling down or struggling to cope
National Self Harm Network Advice for those who are self harming
Choose Life Scotland's national strategy and action plan to prevent suicide in Scotland
The Compassionate Friends Advice and information for bereaved parents and their families
Winston's Wish Support for parents and carers of bereaved children
Steps for Stress Covers practical ways to deal with stress
Triumph over Phobia Aims to help sufferers of phobias, OCD and anxiety to overcome their fears
Respect Me Information and advice for those being bullied
BullyingUK Information and advice on bullying
Stonewall Campaigns for the equality of gay, lesbian, bisexual and trans people across the UK


For further information on local support available on a wide variety of issues, try ALISS (A Local Information System for Scotland).  Funded by the Scottish Government, this is easy to use and provides links to thousands of local health and well being resources such as projects, community groups, organisations and charities which may be able to help you.

To search for information:

  1. Enter a search term for what you are looking for, for example Young Carers
  2. Add a location, for example Bishopbriggs 
  3. Add the radius (or distance) that you would find useful, for example 3 miles

This search would provide links to 131 results within a 3 mile radius of Bishopbriggs.  You can then click on any of the links to get further information on that resource.

Click on the logo to access ALISS.    (c) ALISS logo