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Suicide is the biggest killer of young people (under the age of 35) in the UK. But most suicides are thought to be preventable. Some people feel afraid to talk about how they are feeling or don't know who to talk to, but there is help available whenever you need it so you should never feel alone. Below are some of the organisations that can help if you are feeling like you want to end your life, or if you are worried about someone you care about. There is also more information on crisis services locally on the following pages: Crisis Information
The Stop Suicide website has tailored information on coping with suicidal thoughts and helping someone who is suicidal.
CALM - The Campaign Against Living Miserably is a registered charity, which exists to prevent male suicide in the UK. Check out the website for further support or Click here for their helpline.
If you are feeling suicidal or you are concerned about someone else, contact your GP or the Samaritans – 116 123. If you are a parent or carer, then the Samaritans also have specific information about how you can help your child if you find out they are struggling.
Papyrus is the national charity for the prevention of young suicides. They have lots of information on their website and a helpline that you can call if you are feeling suicidal (call:0800 068 4141 email:firstname.lastname@example.org SMS:07786 209697).
The Help is at Hand booklet is a free resources that provides people affected by suicide with both emotional and practical support: