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

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

The Gender Trust

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
Online self-help guides on topics such as depression, anxiety and stress.

NHS 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.


HOPELINEUK: 0800 068 41 41 (weekdays 10am-10pm, weekends 2pm-10pm, bank holidays 2pm-10pm)
07786 209697 (text message service)
[email protected]
Provides information and support for anyone under 35 who is struggling with suicidal feelings, or anyone concerned about a young person who might be struggling.

Royal College of Psychiatrists
Mental health information and resources.

116 123 (freephone)
[email protected]
Chris PO Box 90 90
Stirling FK8 2SA

24-hour emotional support for anyone struggling to cope.

Students Against Depression
Information and support for students experiencing suicidal feelings. They also have a helpful safety plan template.

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

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