Information and Support

If you, or someone you know, have been affected by the issues raised in this programme, the following organisations can help:

Support after Murder and Manslaughter

Support after Murder and Manslaughter offers understanding and support to families and friends who have been bereaved as a result of murder or manslaughter, through the mutual support of others who have suffered a similar tragedy.

Their confidential helpline number is 0845 8723440

Visit the Support after Murder and Manslaughter site

Victim Support Scotland

Victim Support Scotland offers emotional and practical support to all victims and witnesses of crime across Scotland.

Call their Supportline on 0845 603 9213.

Visit the Victim Support Scotland site


Samaritans provides confidential non-judgemental emotional support, 24 hours a day for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide.

Contact the Samaritans by phone on 08457 90 90 90

Visit the Samaritans site

Cruse Bereavement Care

Cruse Bereavement Care exists to promote the well-being of bereaved people and to enable anyone bereaved by death to understand their grief and cope with their loss.

They can be contacted on 0844 477 9400 Mon to Fri 9:30 – 5pm, or in Northern Ireland, call 02890 792 419

Visit the Cruse Bereavement Care site