This page offers lists range of support services that may help you to get yourself on the path to better mental health, including helplines, websites and support groups.
If you are currently struggling to cope with suicidal feelings, there are several sources of help that can offer you support in an emergency right now.
The Mind website contains valuable information on ‘How to cope right now’, including specific instructions on how to get urgent help (the yellow ‘I need urgent help’ button at the top of the page).
Call 999 or go to A&E if you think you are at risk of harming yourself
It is often possible to book same-day GP appointments if you need help ASAP. Try calling your GP practice to check
Tell someone how you’re feeling, whether it’s a friend, family member, online peer support such as Elefriends
Confidential helplines that help you to talk through your problems and can offer non-judgemental support
Confidential helplines that provide information and point you on to further sources of help
These websites contain accurate and clear information about a range of mental health challenges.
Mind mental health charity
Rethink Mental Illness charity
The Royal College of Psychiatrists
Online or face-to-face group meetings with others who have previously or are going through the same mental health challenges as you can provide a huge amount of support and comfort. You can search for a support group near you via the Rethink Mental Illness or Mind websites.