Angus - Local Support


Use the contacts below for help or to find out more information.


Local GP

Your GP will be able to help you access the help you need if you or someone you know has suicidal thoughts. Out of hours please call NHS 24.


Angus Acute Mental Health Response Services

To access this service the initial referral must be done via your GP or NHS 24. Emergency Mental Health Assessment 24 hours a day, 7 days per week.


Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service Tayside (CAMHS) – 01382 204004

Under 18 years. Emergency referrals can be made via your GP. For non emergency situations referral can be made by any professional involved in support to the Child or Young Person.

Tayside CAMHS Centre for Child Health, 19 Dudhope Terrace, Dundee. DD3 6HH



An interactive website where young people in Tayside can get health related questions answered honestly and correctly.  It is ANONYMOUS & CONFIDENTIAL!!  It offers reassurance, encouragement, information and advice on any health related issue as well as signposting to appropriate services.  Its target audience is young people aged 12-18.


Penumbra Nova Project Angus – 01241 873900

Encourages people with mental health problems to get involved in their community and offers flexible support to enable them to do so.  The Project is based in Arbroath and staff work with people in the town, helping them to access mainstream activities.



Penumbra Carers Short Breaks

Available anyone over the age of 16, who supports a family member or friend (aged 16 – 65 years) with a mental health difficulty. We can offer up to £300 for the unpaid carer to have a break (e.g. spa treatment, fishing trip).



Insight Counselling – 01382 305706

To learn more about support for those affected or bereaved by suicide contact them by phone or email.



Cruse – 0845 600 2227 (calls cost 5p per minute plus your phone company’s access charge - Mon 10-8 Tues 10-8 Wed 10-6 Thurs 10-9 Fri 10-4)

Cruse Bereavement Care Scotland are here to help you. Cruse seeks to help anyone experiencing bereavement to understand their grief and cope with their loss.



Reach Across

Reach Across is a registered Scottish charity based in Angus. We currently provide help and support for those experiencing mental health difficulties. or via Reach Across facebook page


Local Suicide Prevention Co-ordinator


Suicide Prevention Co-ordinator for Angus – 03452 777 778

Each local authority area has a Suicide Prevention Co-ordinator to take forward the suicide prevention work locally.

For up to date contact information for the local suicide prevention co-ordinator