The place to get assist and assist about suicide

September the tenth is World Suicide Prevention Day. MQ is investing into important analysis to assist scale back the prevalence of suicide worldwide. However at the moment, if you’re frightened about your self or a beloved one then please attain out to one of many organisations under.


For your self:

In an emergency you must at all times dial 999

The Samaritans

The Samaritans are probably the most broadly recognized helplines and can be found 24/7 by calling 116 123. Nevertheless, they provide greater than only a phone service. Their web site gives recommendation and assets for folks of all ages and you’ll e-mail them on [email protected] at any time.


Papyrus gives focused assist for youthful folks although their ‘Hopeline’ which may be reached on 0800 068 4141, by way of e-mail on [email protected] or by way of textual content on 07860 039 967. In addition they have a variety of assets and recommendation on their web site referring to coping with younger folks vulnerable to suicide, together with assets for psychological well being professionals.

Assist Line

Assist line gives confidential emotional assist, notably aimed toward those that are remoted, in danger or weak to abuse. They intention to assist folks develop well being coping methods although their phone counselling service which may be reached on 01708 765 200

Childline (For below 18’s)

Childline is a free, confidential service for anybody below the age of 19. Their web site has recommendation for coping with experiences, particularly tailor-made for kids reminiscent of learn how to make associates and bullying. They are often contacted at any time at no cost on 0800 1111

Nightline (For college college students)

Most Universities within the UK has a Nightline service which is run by scholar volunteers for different college students. This peer to look assist service offers college students an opportunity to speak about no matter is bothering them in confidence. You will discover your Universities Nightline particulars by looking out on the Nightline web site.

In case you are feeling depressed, or having suicidal ideas then you’ll be able to at all times attain out to your GP or name NHS Direct on 111.


For another person

In an emergency you must at all times dial 999


The SANE helpline is open between 4pm and 10pm twelve months yr and may be reached on 0300 304 7000. They provide emotional assist not only for folks experiencing melancholy, suicidal ideas or different psychological sicknesses, but in addition for family and friends who want assist or recommendation.

Younger Minds mother and father helpline

In case you are frightened about your youngster’s psychological well being (As much as the age of 25) and wish to communicate to somebody about it Younger Minds provide a helpline only for mother and father the place you an get assist and recommendation. Open Monday to Friday between 9:30am and 4pm the quantity if 0808 802 5544

Rethink Psychological sickness

In case you are on the lookout for some nose to nose assist for the one you love then Rethink Psychological Sickness run a community of over 140 native assist teams, providing a welcoming non-judgemental house the place folks can discuss their emotions with professionals and others. Discover a native group on the Rethink web site.


If you wish to communicate to a beloved one since you are involved about them, however should not positive learn how to do it, then the Samaritans provide On-line recommendation on learn how to attain out and one of the simplest ways to assist somebody vulnerable to suicide.


“It may be very horrifying if a beloved one is experiencing suicidal emotions. Figuring out that there are sources of assist, the place you’ll be able to communicate to somebody with out judgement, is essential. In case you are frightened a couple of good friend, colleague or member of the family who could also be struggling then please do attain out, check-in with them, ask them whether or not they’re okay. It may be actually useful simply to allow them to know that you’re there for them.  Equally, if you’re struggling your self with suicidal ideas, please attain out to a good friend, a member of the family or well being skilled, like your GP. Additionally it is value remembering that the Samaritans is there 24/7 on 116 123.”

Prof. Rory O'ConnorProfessor Rory O’Connor, Director of the Suicidal Behaviour Analysis Laboratory and MQ Psychological Well being Analysis Trustee.




You will discover extra assets for a variety of various psychological well being situations on our Get Assist Now web page.


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