Mental wellbeing resources for Falkirk

Life can be hard at times, affecting our mental wellbeing. The good news is there is help available to you – a range of ways to seek advice or support to help you with low mood, isolation, sleep problems, bereavement, worry, suicidal thoughts, depression, or anxiety. Use the links and resources below to help you or others.

Local support

GP or Mental Health Nurse in your local practice
FDAMH (Mental Health Charity in Falkirk)

Call 01324 671 600 Monday to Thursday (9am-5pm) or Friday (9am-4pm)

FDAMH Young Person’s Mental Wellbeing Service 

For ages 13-24 (or 26 if care experienced), this service provides practical and emotional support to young people. Use the FDAMH contact details above.

Barnardos Positive Mental Health and Wellbeing Service

Supporting children and young people aged 5-24 (26 if care experienced). Call 01324 632 903, Monday – Friday 10am – 430pm.

Aberlour Primary Years Outreach Service (Ages 5-12)

A free phone support line and outreach support for children and families experiencing emotional distress. Call 0800 015 5511

Change Grow Live

Community Substance Use Support Service. Call 08081 962 188 or visit

Bereavement Service

Call 01324 614 307

Step on Stress – NHS Forth Valley

A free 3-week stress management programme available locally from NHS Forth Valley. Further information and booking available at 

Call 01324 614 307

National Helplines

NHS 24

Call 111 for 24/7 support

Breathing Space

Call 0800 83 85 87,  Monday – Thursday 6pm-2am, or Friday – Monday morning 6pm-6am.


Call 116 123 for 24/7 support


Free confidential support for all ages. Text FALKIRK to 85258 for 24/7 Support

Information and resources

Self help for wellbeing
Resources for young people/adults
Digital therapy
Useful websites