World Suicide Prevention Day

The number of suicides in England and Wales has hit a fifteen year high, according to the latest figures

Today is World Suicide Prevention Day.  Here are some websites you may find useful if you, or someone you know, are thinking about taking your own life:

The Samaritans You can also call FREE in the UK on 116 123

Calm Aimed at helping men at risk of suicide

Mental Health Foundation

Mind

Papyrus – preventing young suicide

If you have been affected by suicide you may find these resources useful:

Cruse Bereavement Care

SOBS

Remember, talking can help whether with a close friend or a qualified professional. It’s okay to talk about how you feel, even if you don’t know where to start.  

About Delphi Ellis

Qualified Counsellor, Mental Health and Well-Being Trainer, and Mindfulness Practitioner. Creator of Monday Mojo™. Talks 'Lady Business', raising awareness of factors which predominantly affect Women's Mental Health like pregnancy and domestic abuse. Helping to improve the global conversation, and bring an end to stigma and shaming. Dream Explorer as seen on the telly. Avid tea drinker.

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  1. […] one in three people will experience poor mental health during their lifetime and statistics around suicide are frightening.  If you or someone you know is affected there are a number of sources […]

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