Suicide Intervention Centre (Chris’s House)

Who is this for?

  • Anyone aged 16 years old and over

Who provides this?

  • Chris’s House


Chris’s House is a centre for help, response and intervention surrounding suicide. It offers one-to-one counselling which is delivered face-to-face or over Zoom to people struggling with dark thoughts.

Counselling is also available to loved ones who have been affected by suicide. There are groups where people can meet others who have been affected by suicide and gain support from its trained staff and volunteers.

How do I access this?

  • Self-referrals
  • Referrals by third parties

Is there a cost?


Is there a waiting list?


Location information

  • Public parking available
  • Wheelchair access

Opening times

There is a 24/7 crisis line and counselling is available Sunday – Thursday.

Monday 10.00 am – 9.00 pm
Tuesday 10.00 am – 9.00 pm
Wednesday 10.00 am – 9.00 pm
Thursday 10.00 am – 9.00 pm
Sunday 10.00 am – 9.00 pm

Contact Details

4a Newmills Road, Dalkeith, EH22 1DU

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Types of support on offer:

Support in person
Support on the phone
Support with others

Type of services on offer:

Black and minority ethnic communities
Loneliness/isolated groups
Older people
Survivors of abuse

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