Suicide SAFE - useful resources

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There are lots of organisations and online resources out there which you might find useful when struggling with suicidal feelings. Below are just a few of these you might find helpful.

Emotional helplines

Helplines available when you want someone to talk to.

Samaritans

Shout - for support in a crisis

Shout is the UK's first free 24/7 text service for anyone in crisis anytime, anywhere. It's a place to go if you're struggling to cope and you need immediate help. Text SHOUT to 85258.

Visit giveusashout.org

SANEline (open between 6pm and 11pm)

CALM - Campaign against living miserably

Papyrus - Prevention of young suicide (young people up to the age of 35)

  • Call: 0800 068 41 41
  • Text: 07786 209697
  • Mon-Fri: 10am-10pm, weekend: 2pm-10pm and bank holidays: 2pm-5pm
  • Visit their website

The Mix - essential support for under 25s

Staying Safe website- free resources for anyone distressed or thinking about suicide

Other online resources

Support for families and carers

Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide (SoBS)

 

YoungMinds Parent Helpline

CRUSE - local and national bereavement care

The Cruse Bereavement Care National Helpline is open for information, advice and emotional support, from 9.30am to 5pm Monday and Friday and 9.30am to 8pm Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Support after Suicide

Support After Suicide Partnership (SAS) is the UK’s national hub for organisations and individuals working across the UK to support people who have been bereaved or affected by suicide.

Local support and groups

Shine - mental health support network

Shine have a database of local groups and organisations that run activities locally to support people with experience of mental ill health or distress.

Connect to support Lincolnshire

Useful advice and links to support in Lincolnshire on some of the issues you might be struggling with such as money, health, housing, care, legal or work issues.

Free online suicide prevention training

The Zero Suicide Alliance, provide free online suicide prevention awareness training.

It takes no more than 20minutes to complete. The course will teach you how to recognise the warning signs and safeguard someone that could be contemplating suicide.

Click on this link to access the free training

Experiencing life threatening behaviour?

If the emergency you are experiencing has an immediate life threatening danger call 999.

If you need help fast but don't think it's a 999 emergency, you can now call NHS 111. Calls from landlines & mobile phones are free.

You should call 111 if:

  • it’s not a 999 emergency
  • you don’t think you can wait for an appointment with your GP
  • you don’t know who to call for medical help

LPFT Single Point of Access Contact Centre

If you are already accessing local mental health services and can't find the contact details for your local care team you can call the Trust's Single Point of Access.

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