Suicidal feelings

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

Your stories

It's okay to ask for help

Steven blogs about his experience of depression and suicidal feelings and why it's okay to talk.

Steven Edwards
Posted on 13/06/2016

A letter to suicidal me

Amanda blogs on World Suicide Prevention Day 2012. Please read carefully as the following blog may trigger.

Posted on 10/09/2012

Why I'm doing the Mind 3000s

My life has worth, it always did - I just lost sight of that for a moment.

Posted on 08/05/2015

Useful contacts

Big White Wall

bigwhitewall.com
Online community for adults experiencing emotional or psychological distress. It is free to use in many areas if you live in the UK.

CALM (Campaign against living miserably)

thecalmzone.net
0800 58 58 58
Provides listening services, information and support for men at risk of suicide.

Elefriends

elefriends.org.uk
A supportive community which provides online peer support for anyone experiencing a mental health problem.

The Gender Trust

gendertrust.org.uk

Support for anyone affected by gender identity issues, with a list of local support groups and therapists who specialise in supporting people with gender identity issues.

Mood Juice

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

NHS 111

111
Non-emergency medical help and advice for people living in England.

NHS Direct

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

Royal College of Psychiatrists

rcpsych.ac.uk
Mental health information and resources.

Samaritans

samaritans.org
116 123 (freephone)
jo@samaritans.org
Freepost RSRB-KKBY-CYJK
Chris PO Box 90 90
Stirling FK8 2SA

24-hour emotional support for anyone struggling to cope.

Students Against Depression

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

Switchboard

switchboard.lgbt
0300 330 0630
LGBTQ+ helpline providing listening services, information and support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities.


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