Suicide prevention signposting to support and resources
Signposting to suicide prevention support and resources
Herefordshire & Worcestershire
24/7 NHS Urgent Mental Health Helpline (all ages)
Offers advice, support and assessment for anyone experiencing a mental health crisis. Mental health advisors will be able to listen to your concerns and make appropriate plans with you. They will transfer your call to a trained mental health clinician if needed.
Telephone: 0808 196 9127
Worcestershire Safe Haven – Springfield Mind
Provides a listening ear, support, and signposting information to those aged 18 and above who are experiencing a mental health crisis. Same night face to face appointments are available to callers who meet the criteria.
Telephone: 01905 600 400 (6:00pm to 1:00am, last calls 12:20am)
YANA – Rural Mental Health Support
Provides confidential support, mental health awareness and funding for counselling for those in farming and rural trades in Worcestershire
Helpline: 0300 323 0400
Free, anonymous online mental health and wellbeing support and counselling is available for residents of Herefordshire & Worcestershire, anyone aged 19+
Kooth is a free, anonymous online mental health and wellbeing support and counselling is available for young people of Herefordshire & Worcestershire aged 11 to18 years old.
Herefordshire & Worcestershire NHS Healthy Minds
A range of free mental health support and resources for adults
Suicide prevention self-help tools & more links to Herefordshire & Worcestershire services
Here2Help Community Service Directory
Up to date signposting information can be found online
National Signposting and Resources
Supporting resources and information for anyone experiencing thoughts of suicide as well as those supporting.
Tel: 116 123 - 24 Hour Helpline for anyone struggling or if you are supporting anyone else
Supporting resources and information for anyone under the age of 35 experiencing thoughts of suicide as well as those supporting.
UK phone line 9am until midnight or children and young people under the age of 35 who are experiencing thoughts of suicide and also for anyone supporting.
Helpline: 0800 068 41 41
Text: 07860 039 967
CALM – Campaign Against Living Miserably
“Our helpline is for people in the UK who are down or have hit a wall for any reason, who need to talk or find information and support”
Web chat: 365 days a year, 5.00pm until midnight
Helpline: 0800 58 58 58 - Evening helpline 5.00pm until midnight, 365 days a year
A free, confidential, 24/7 text messaging support service for anyone who is struggling to cope.
Text: WOO to 85258 to start a conversation
Stay Alive App
The Stay Alive App offers help and support to people with thoughts of suicide and to concerned others.
The Silver Line
Older people can call The Silver Line for free, confidential information, friendship and support.
Tel: 800 470 8090 (24 hours)
Information and support for those living with a mental health problem or supporting someone
SASP - Support After Suicide
SASP – a hub of info for those who have been bereaved, find local support services and resources on how to support someone bereaved by suicide
Help is at Hand resource downloadable PDF: Help is at hand – Support After Suicide (PDF)
Finding The Words resource downloadable PDF: Finding the Words – Support After Suicide (PDF)
SOBS - Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide
Information for those 18 years and above who have been bereaved by suicide, find local support services and resources on how to support someone bereaved by suicide
Helpline: 0300 111 5065, 9.00am to 9.00pm, 7 days a week
Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM)
Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) is leading a movement against male suicide, the single biggest killer of men under 45 in the UK.
- website: Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM)
- webchat: CALM webchat
- telephone: from 5pm till midnight every day 0800 58 58 58
Tough Enough To Care
We provide a one stop shop for mental health support. In the first instance, to provide somewhere for men seeking help, support or just someone different to talk to. We also want to offer guidance for others that have been affected as a result of mental health issues.
website: About us – Tough enough to care
Children, teenagers and young people
The Worcestershire Reach4Wellbeing
The Worcestershire Reach4Wellbeing promotes and supports emotional wellbeing for children and young people aged 5 to 19 years old. They offer short-term group support programmes for those experiencing emotional difficulties, specifically anxiety, low mood and self-harm.
- website: Reach4Wellbeing
Available 24/7, 365 days a year.
HOPELINEUK is a specialist telephone service staffed by trained professionals who give non-judgemental support, practical advice and information to children, teenagers and young people up to the age of 35 who are worried about how they are feeling or anyone who is concerned about a young person.
A free 24/7 confidential, anonymous text support service for all ages.
- Text “WOO” to 85258 from anywhere in the UK to start a conversation.
Kooth is an online counselling and emotional well-being platform for children and young people, accessible through mobile, tablet and desktop. Free, safe and anonymous online support for young people.
- website: Kooth
Childline provides support and help for children and young people under 19.