After the amazing response from Time to Talk Day 2024, we wanted to put the contact details of all the brilliant organisations in Ayrshire working to combat mental health issues on our website. 

Below you'll find a mixture of contact details for local and national groups, charities and organisations who can help you or someone you know if you're feeling low and need someone to talk to. 

Remember, you're not alone and there is always someone who can help. 

The Kris Boyd Charity – visit

The Kris Boyd Charity has been set up to help those suffering with mental health issues, so they can find someone to talk to and get help.

Three Sixty (formally Ayr Action for Mental Health) - Tel: 01292 619 600 or visit

Three Sixty is a mental health charity formed in 1987 delivering support services to individuals aged 16 and over, who are affected by mental ill health. They work across South Ayrshire offering a range of activities developed in line with our members’ interests and aspirations in their own communities.

North Ayrshire Recovery and Wellbeing College - Tel: 0141 847 8900 or email

North Ayrshire Wellbeing & Recovery College is funded by North Ayrshire Health & Social Care Partnership (HSCP) and is delivered and staffed by the mental health charity RAMH (Recovery Across Mental Health).

Peers 4 Hope - Tel: 01294 602687 or visit

Peers 4 Hope offers one-to-one peer support for North Ayrshire adults (aged 18-65) who are engaged with mental health services. The peer support is provided by Peer Workers with lived experience of mental health issues. The service also provides wellbeing workshops to community groups, free of charge.

Minds over Matters Ayrshire – visit

Minds Over Matter runs weekly drop-in sessions in Ayr and Cumnock to help residents maintain their mental health. They also promote mental health awareness and challenge the stigma that surrounds mental health.

The Samaritans - Tel: 116 123 or visit 

Samaritans is available round the clock, every single day of the year.  We provide a safe place for anyone struggling to cope, whoever they are, however, they feel, whatever life has done to them.

Shout - Text Shout to 85258 or visit 

Shout is the UK’s first free 24/7 text service for anyone in crisis anytime, anywhere.  It’s a place to go if you’re struggling to cope and you need immediate help. 

Mind - 0300 123 3393 or visit 

The MindinfoLine offers thousands of callers confidential help on a range of mental health issues.  Mind helps people take control of their mental health. We do this by providing high-quality information and advice, and campaigning to promote and protect good mental health for everyone. They also provide a special legal service to the public, lawyers and mental health workers. 

CALM - 0800 58 58 58 or visit 

The Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) works to prevent male suicide and offers support services for any man who is struggling or in crisis. 

YoungMinds - 0808 802 5544 or visit 

A service that gives advice to parents or carers who may be concerned about the mental health or emotional wellbeing of a child or young person. 

Beat - 0808 801 0677 

Beat is the UK's eating disorder charity that hopes to end the pain and suffering caused by eating disorders. 

Gamtalk - 

Delivering personal and informative presentations to young people about the dangers of problem gambling. 

LGBT Switchboard - 0300 330 0630 

A confidential helpline for anyone to discuss anything including sexuality, gender identity, sexual health and emotional wellbeing.