About The Lighthouse for Perth

A brief overview of what services and support we offer at The Lighthouse for Perth.

Crisis Line

We provide a crisis line to support people with self-harm and suicide behaviours. We can also signpost you to the right support.

A Safe Space

We provide a safe place for anyone who is at crisis point and at risk of suicide or self-harm

Ensuring Dignity

We ensure that those in crisis are treated with dignity and respect and without judgement


We promote awareness around mental health, in particular self-harm & suicide prevention in young people

Crisis Management Planning

Provide practical crisis intervention and crisis management support

Outreach Projects

Our Lighthouse Outreach Projects ensure that young people in rural areas can access vital mental health support

Whole Family Support

we promote a ‘whole family support’ model where parents/carers/siblings are able to access support and resources to ensure sustained recovery is wrapped around the whole family unit.

Safety Planning

We provide individualised crisis safety planning for suicide ideation and self-harm. Click here to download our Safety Plan, or click here to download our Self Harm Safety Plan.

Out of Hours help

If our phonelines are closed there are other places that can offer help.

The Neuk

The Neuk is a 24/7 mental health crisis hub situated in St Paul's Square, Perth City Centre. Their services are open to anyone aged 16+ who is at risk of crisis or is seeking mental health support.

You can find them on FaceBook or reach them on 01738 718070

The Samaritans

If you need a space to talk about your feelings confidentially and without judgement, the Samaritans are available 24/7 and can signpost you to national agencies.

You can reach them for free on 116 123

NHS 111

If you are 16+, are thinking of suicide, self-harm, low-mood, anxieties, or experiencing psychosis, but are not in immediate danger

NHS 24 have a Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner team who can support your until you are safe, or elevate you to the appropriate services. You can reach them on 111

999 Response

If you think you or someone else is in immediate danger, the quickest way to get help is to call an ambulance

If someone's life is at risk, for example: they have seriously injured themselves or taken an overdose, or, you do not feel you can keep yourself or someone else safe

The Lighthouse for Perth is a registered charity in Scotland SC046186.

You can donate to our JustGiving page here.