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Suicide prevention support

Signposting and Resources

Worcestershire

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.  

Tel: 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.  

Website: Worcestershire Safe Haven (springfieldmind.org.uk)

Tel: 01905 600 400 (6pm-1am, 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 

Website: YANA: You Are Not Alone – Rural Mental Health Support (yanahelp.org)

Helpline: 0300 323 0400 

Email: helpline@yanahelp.org

Qwell 

Free, anonymous online mental health and wellbeing support and counselling is available for residents of Herefordshire & Worcestershire, anyone aged 19+

Website: www.qwell.io

Kooth

Free, anonymous online mental health and wellbeing support and counselling is available for young people of Herefordshire & Worcestershire aged 11-18

Website: https://www.kooth.com/

Herefordshire & Worcestershire NHS Healthy Minds 

A range of free mental health support and resources for adults 

Website: Healthy minds (NHS)

Suicide prevention self-help tools & more links to Herefordshire & Worcestershire services

Website: Now We're Talking - Acting Together To Prevent Suicide (NHS)

Directories 

Here2Help Community Service Directory

Website: Search For Help (worcestershire.gov.uk)

Up to date signposting information can be found online

Mental health support for adults | Mental health support for adults | Worcestershire County Council

National Signposting and Resources

Samaritans

Supporting resources and information for anyone experiencing thoughts of suicide as well as those supporting.

Website: Samaritans

Tel: 116 123 - 24 Hour Helpline for anyone struggling or if you are supporting anyone else

Email: jo@samaritans.org

Papyrus

Supporting resources and information for anyone under the age of 35 experiencing thoughts of suicide as well as those supporting.

Website: Papyrus UK Suicide Prevention | Prevention of Young Suicide (papyrus-uk.org)

HOPELINE

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.  

Hopeline: 0800 068 41 41

Text: 07860 039 967

Email: pat@papyrus-uk.orG

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”

Website: Get Help - Campaign Against Living Miserably (thecalmzone.net) 

Webchat: 365 days a year,  5.00pm until midnight

Helpline: 0800 58 58 58 - Evening helpline 5.00pm until midnight, 365 days a year 

SHOUT 

A free, confidential, 24/7 text messaging support service for anyone who is struggling to cope. 

Website: Free, 24/7 mental health text support in the UK | Shout 85258 (giveusashout.org)

Text: Shout to 85258

Stay Alive App

The Stay Alive App offers help and support to people with thoughts of suicide and to concerned others.

Website: Stay Alive App

The Silver Line

Older people can call The Silver Line for free, confidential information, friendship and support.

Website: The Silver Line - The free, 24-hour confidential helpline for older people | The free, 24 hour, confidential helpline for older people

Tel: 800 470 8090 (24 hours)

MIND

Information and support for those living with a mental health problem or supporting someone

Website: Home - Mind 

OP Courage

A NHS mental health specialist service designed to help serving personnel or veterans (includes the Op COURAGE urgent care and support service for the Midlands).

Website: Op Courage’, the veterans’ mental health service from the NHS (veteransgateway.org.uk)

Tel: 0300 323 0137 

Email: mevs.mhm@nhs.net   

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

Website: Support After 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

Website: Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide – Overcoming the isolation of people bereaved by suicide (uksobs.org)

Helpline: 0300 111 5065, 9.00am to 9.00pm, 7 days a week

Email: email.support@uksobs.org