If you, or someone you know needs support, there are lots of organisations that can help right now. You do not need to struggle alone.
HELP IN A CRISIS (UK)
If you’re in crisis and need support, text ‘Evelyn’ to 85258. This crisis text line will connect you to chat with a trained volunteer via text message, with the aim of helping you through until you are in a calm, safe place.
You can text free and anonymously from EE, O2, Vodafone 3, Virgin Mobile, BT Mobile, GiffGaff, Tesco Mobile and Telecom Plus.
The Samaritans operate a free 24 hour support line, which is available for anyone to call - you can talk to their phone line operators about any issue, no matter how big or small.
Call 116 123
THE CAMPAIGN AGAINST LIVING MISERABLY (CALM)
CALM help to provide support for men who are struggling with mental health or suicidal thoughts. Their free helpline is available from 5pm to midnight every day.
Call 0800 58 58 58
You can also visit the webchat page.
The NHS provides a list of other organisations that can help if you are considering taking your own life. Click here for details.
If your life is in danger, please call 999.
HELP IN A CRISIS (WORLWIDE)
suicide BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT (UK)
SURVIVORS OF BEREAVEMENT BY SUICIDE (SOBS)
Sobs offers support for those bereaved or affected by suicide through a helpline, open every day from 9am - 9pm
Call: 0300 111 5065
SUPPORT AFTER SUICIDE
Support After Suicide’s website details a range organisations who can offer support to those bereaved by suicide. It also includes lots of helpful online resources, such as their publication Help is at Hand, which gives advice for friends and family dealing with the aftermath of a suicide.
bereavement support (UK)
cruse bereavement care
Cruse offer support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone dies and work to enhance society’s care of bereaved people.
Call 0808 808 1677
Mental health support (UK)
Mind provides advice and support to people with a mental health condition. They provide a free helpline for information, as well as a network of local services.
Call 0300 123 3393
RETHINK MENTAL ILLNESS
Rethink provide support and resources for people affected by mental health issues.