Urgent Help

Feel Suicidal?

It doesn’t matter who you are – if you feel suicidal, please reach out for help now. If you are not sure whether help will help, read the following book, it could save your life.

Click to read the I Feel So bad I Can’t Go On book

Click to download the short flashcard

If you are in crisis, despairing or suicidal, contacting one of the agencies below can make all the difference.

If you are having a feeling panicky right now, try reading our free online book In Case of Panic.

Help me I am feeling scared right now!

The following information is provided as a useful source of advice:


Getting Extra Help

If you are looking for extra support or advice urgently, there are a number of services you can approach:

  • Your own GP
    or the Accident and Emergency department at your local hospital
  • 24 Hour Telephone Help
    Tel: 111 (non-emergency)
    Tel: 999 (emergency)
  • Samaritans
    Tel: 116 123
  • Wellbeing Suffolk – Wellbeing Suffolk offers help and support to improveĀ  wellbeing and manage stress, low mood and anxiety.
    Tel: 0300 123 1503
    Website https://www.wellbeingnands.co.uk
  • Suffolk Libraries – New Chapters: Mental health and wellbeing informationĀ  services – the service includes a blog, links to useful websites, an events list and Books on Prescription as well as running Open Space sessions.
    Tel: 01473 263819
    Website: https://www.suffolklibraries.co.uk/health/
  • Domestic Violence
    Tel: 0808 2000 247
    Web: www.nationaldahelpline.org.uk
  • Suffolk Infolink – an online directory of clubs, support groups, leisure activities, childcare, domiciliary care providers, and much, much more. You can find over 7,500 community based services listed across the county
    Website: www.suffolk.gov.uk/infolink
  • Bullying
    Tel: 0808 800 222
    Web: www.bullying.co.uk
  • Childline
    Tel: 0800 111
    Web: www.childline.org.uk
  • Eating disorders
    Beat Tel: 0845 634 1414
    Web: www.b-eat.co.uk
    Email: help@b-eat.co.uk
  • Papyrus
    HopeLine Tel: 0800 068 4141
    Web: www.papyrus-uk.org
    (For young people thinking about suicide or for others worried about them)
  • CALM: Campaign Against Living Miserably
    Tel: 0800 58 58 58
    Web: www.thecalmzone.net
    (For the prevention of male suicide)


You can speak in total confidence about anything that is troubling you.

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