Are you at risk of suicide or concerned about someone else? Please read on.

If you do not know who to reach out to in your community, see the information below. People who care are available to listen and get you started in finding help.

Please note:
Grassroots Training offers these links as a source of further information. We do not endorse, warrant, guarantee or necessarily represent the information or views of other organisations and/or other websites linked in this section.


08457 90 90 90

A 24hour confidential telephone service and 24hour confidential email service.


0845 766 0163

Monday to Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm.

NHS Direct

0845 4647

24hr National helpline providing medical advice.


0845 767 8000

Out of hours telephone help line. Opening hours: 6pm - 11pm.


08000 68 41 41 (national call rates apply)

Professional help, practical advice and information to the parents, carers, teachers, professionals and friends of young people at risk of suicide. Opening hours: Monday - Friday 10am - 5pm and 7pm - 10pm, Weekends 2pm - 5pm.

Maytree Sanctuary

020 7263 7070

Maytree is a refuge for people in extreme suicidal distress and despair. During a single, short stay of up to four nights they can offer support and befriending to help people get through a crisis.

International Association for Suicide Prevention

(+47) 229 237 15

IASP is dedicated to preventing suicidal behaviour, to alleviate its effects, and to provide a forum for academians, mental health professionals, crisis workers, volunteers and suicide survivors. They provide an online database of crisis centres in Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, Oceania and South America.

Suicide: Read This First

Conversations and writings for suicidal people. If you're feeling at all suicidal, read this page before you take any action. It might just save your life.

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