If you feel like you might attempt suicide, or may/have seriously harmed yourself, you need urgent medical help.
Call 999 for an ambulance
Go straight to A&E
Contact your local crisis team
if you don't already have their number, you can ﬁnd an urgent mental health helpline on the NHS website.
Text “SHOUT” to 85258 for free
You’ll be connected with a volunteer for an anonymous text conversation.
If you are experiencing intense feelings right now it is important that you get in contact with someone urgently. You may be struggling to believe that anyone can help, but a quick conversation with someone you trust can give you some peace and clarity. You could contact a family member or a friend or one of the organisations listed below.
People who have suicidal thoughts often feel as if they’re at a hopeless point in their lives where suicide is the only way to deal with what they’re experiencing. It is so important that everyone knows there is ALWAYS another option, these thoughts will pass, and talking to someone you trust can help them to clear more quickly.
24/7 support line for everyone116 123
National out-of-hours mental health helpline offering specialist emotional support, guidance and information. 4pm to 10pm0300 304 7000
Maytree provide a unique residential service for people in suicidal crisis so they can talk about their suicidal thoughts and behaviour.020 7263 7070
Providing support for young people at risk of Suicide. 9am - Midnight0800 068 4141
Provide a helpline and a webchat for anyone struggling with life’s problems. Open everyday from 5pm to Midnight0800 58 58 58
We are a free, confidential, phone and webchat service for anyone in Scotland over the age of 16 experiencing low mood, depression or anxiety.0800 83 85 87
A confidential listening and support service for people living in Wales who are concerned about their mental health.0800 132 737
A free confidential helpline for people living in Northern Ireland that are experiencing distress or are in a mental health crisis0808 808 8000