If you have harmed yourself or are about to harm yourself:

  • Call 999
  • Tell them what has happened
  • Tell them that you are at risk to yourself
  • Try to remain calm and follow the instructions given to you over the phone

If you are having suicidal thoughts

Tell someone how you are feeling and if possible find someone to be with you.

The Samaritans helpline is open all year 24 hours a day , they want to help and are trained to listen to you.

For Non Emergency, you can call NHS Helpline on 111 (in England and Wales) and 24 (in Scotland)

Below are a number of links and phone numbers of organisations with people that can help you with the way you are feeling, or if you are worried about someone else:


116 123

24 hour phone service, available all year round.  If you are worried about calling and would rather write down what you are feeling you can send it to –

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0800 1111

Free phone number that won’t show up on your phone bill.  Offering help for children and young people in the UK

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0800 068 41 41

Voluntary organisation that supports teenagers and young adults who are feeling suicidal

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0808 800 5000

If you are an adult who is worried about a child you can call or email

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Students Against Depression

Dedicated to students who are depressed, have a low mood or are feeling suicidal.

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Bullying UK

Website for both children and adults alike, who are affected by bullying.

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