Suicide and suicidal thoughts
Is Your Life in Danger?
If you feel you are in immediate danger call 999 for emergency services or ask someone to call 999 for you or take you to A&E.
Are You Thinking About Suicide?
Talk to someone
It could be a friend or family, or a confidential and non-judgemental support service such as those suggested on this webpage
Your thoughts and feelings CAN change
If you feel
You are in immediate danger, contact emergency services on 999
For mental health crisis and emotional support
If you need urgent mental health support or advice for you (or someone else) contact the 24/7 urgent NHS mental health service helpline on 0808 196 4501.
I need a confidential, listening ear
For immediate emotional support 24/7 and 365 days of the year call Samaritans for free on 116 123
If you prefer to text, you can text Shout to 85258
I need further support
Pick Up The Phone You Are Not Alone is a free resource with guidance and contacts for confidential support if you are concerned about suicidal thoughts.
Free Stay Alive app (on Apple Store or Google Play)
A pocket suicide prevention resource packed full of useful information to help you stay safe.
You can use it if you are having thoughts of suicide or if you are concerned about someone else who may be considering suicide.