Not knowing where to go, or how to get help can often feel overwhelming, and at a time when emotions and feeling are running high.

When experiencing suicidal thoughts, it is important to understand the level of help that you need in the moment.

First, determine your level of area of help by clicking one of the tabs below.

If you feel in any way that there is a risk to your life, either you have taken action to end your life or you feel overwhelmed with suicidal thoughts, you need emergency assistance.                       Do not hesitate  – call 999 for an ambulance.

Mental Health

Mental health includes our emotional, psychological and social wellbeing. It affects how we think, feel and act. Staying in positive mental health allows people to realise their full potential....

Bereaved by suicide

Suicide bereavement is different, there are characteristics with other bereavements, but it is complex, and can last longer than other types of bereavements.

Making a safety plan

A crisis safety plan can be drawn up with a mental health worker or crisis support worker. This will help you identify what keeps you safe if you feel overwhelmed or in crisis and maybe considering suicide.

Worried about someone

If you are worried about someone’s mental health and wellbeing, or have any concerns or worries about their feelings towards suicide.


Our resources section provides several helpful documents that you can download and store. We have also included a directory for services across the UK.

Recovering from a suicide attempt

This information has been put together from the insight and wisdom of people who have experienced suicide attempts.