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 booklet, it could save your life.
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.
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)
Tel: 116 123
- Wellbeing Suffolk – Wellbeing Suffolk offers help and support to improve wellbeing and manage stress, low mood and anxiety.
Tel: 0300 123 1503
- Suffolk Libraries – New Chapters: Mental health and wellbeing information 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
- Domestic Violence
Tel: 0808 2000 247
- 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
Tel: 0808 800 222
Tel: 0800 111
- Eating disorders
Beat Tel: 0845 634 1414
HopeLine Tel: 0800 068 4141
(For young people thinking about suicide or for others worried about them)
- CALM: Campaign Against Living Miserably
Tel: 0800 58 58 58
(For the prevention of male suicide)
You can speak in total confidence about anything that is troubling you.