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Weekdays: Monday-Thursday 6pm to 2am

Weekend: Friday 6pm-Monday 6am

This service is for people in Scotland

Living Life

Living Life at NHS 24 offers telephone support using talking therapies based on cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT). It’s a free phone service for anyone over 16 in Scotland who is experiencing:

  • low mood
  • mild to moderate depression
  • anxiety
  • a combination of these symptoms

You can refer yourself for an assessment by phoning 0800 328 9655 (Monday to Friday, 9am – 9pm).

It can take up to 6 weeks for an initial assessment for the Living Life service, then 12 weeks for treatment to begin. This may take longer during periods of high demand.

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Other information

Living Life opening hours:

Monday – Friday: 9am to 9pm.

About Living Life

A psychological therapy service which became Scotland-wide in March 2012, managed and delivered by NHS 24.

Living Life leaflet

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This information is also available in:

British Sign Language (BSL)

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