Suicidal feelings

Explains what suicidal feelings are, including possible causes and how you can learn to cope.

Mind's services

  • Helplines – our Infolines provide information and support by phone, email and text.
  • Local Minds – provide face-to-face services, such as talking therapies, peer support and advocacy, across England and Wales.
  • Elefriends – our supportive online community for anyone experiencing a mental health problem.

Other organisations

Big White Wall

bigwhitewall.com
Online mental health community. Free in some areas through your GP, employer or university.

Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM)

0800 58 58 58 (UK helpline)
0808 802 58 58 (London helpline)
thecalmzone.net
Provides listening services, information and support for men at risk of suicide, including web chat.

The Gender Trust

gendertrust.org.uk
Information for people affected by gender identity issues.

Moodjuice

moodjuice.scot.nhs.uk
Online self-help guides on topics including depression, anxiety and stress.

NHS 111

111
nhs.uk/using-the-nhs/nhs-services/urgent-and-emergency-care/nhs-111/
Non-emergency medical help and advice for people in England and some areas of Wales.

NHS Direct Wales

0845 46 47
nhsdirect.wales.nhs.uk
Non-emergency medical help and advice for people living in Wales.

Papyrus HOPELINEUK

0800 068 41 41
07786 209697 (text)
papyrus-uk.org
Confidential support for under-35s at risk of suicide and others who are concerned about them.

Royal College of Psychiatrists

rcpsych.ac.uk
Professional body for psychiatrists. Includes information about mental health problems and treatments.

Samaritans

116 123
samaritans.org
Freepost RSRB-KKBY-CYJK
PO Box 90 90
Stirling FK8 2SA
[email protected]
24-hour emotional support for anyone who needs to talk.

Students Against Depression

studentsagainstdepression.org
Information and support for students experiencing suicidal feelings. They also have a helpful safety plan template.

Switchboard

0300 330 0630
switchboard.lgbt
Listening services, information and support for people who are LGBTQ+.

This information was published in June 2016. We will revise it in 2019.

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