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Helpful resources for suicide awareness day

If you're dealing with suicidal thoughts or thinking about self-harm, it's important to know that you're not alone.

Samaritans operates a 24-hour service available every day of the year, by calling 116 123. If you prefer to write down how you’re feeling, or if you’re worried about being overheard on the phone, you can email Samaritans at jo@samaritans.org www.samaritans.org

Mind also offer mental health support between 9am and 6pm, Monday to Friday. You can call them on 0300 123 3393 or text them on 86463 www.mind.org.uk

Campaign Against Living Miserably's (CALM) helpline and webchat are open from 5pm until midnight, 365 days a year. Call CALM on 0800 58 58 58 or chat to their trained helpline staff online. No matter who you are or what you're going through, it's free, anonymous and confidential www.thecalmzone.net

Papyrus - prevention of young suicide www.papyrus-uk.org

Hub of Hope is a national mental health database, bringing help and support together in one place www.hubofhope.co.uk

SHOUT Text 85258 www.giveusashout.org

Support for people who have lost a loved one to suicide

Support after suicide - www.supportaftersuicide.org.uk

Pete's Dragon - www.petesdragons.org.uk

Training and apps

Mental health training online and face to face with MHFA England www.mhfaengland.org

Online awareness training with Zero Suicide Alliance www.zerosuicidealliance.com

Clinician reviewed health and wellbeing digital health apps www.papyrus.orcha.co.uk

 

10th September 2020

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