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If you are injured or have taken an overdose, Call 999 or go to A&E immediately.
If you are having a mental health crisis, phone 0808 196 3779 to speak to a mental health professional 24/7

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Suicidal Thoughts

If you need immediate help because you are hurt or have taken an overdose phone 999.
If you are having a mental health crisis and don’t think you can cope, talk to someone immediately. Make sure you are not on your own. You can also phone 0808 196 3779, the Nottinghamshire Mental Health Crisis Line, 24/7.

I am having thoughts about suicide...

If you are feeling down and can see no way out, if you are thinking about killing yourself, remember you are not alone. Lots of people have felt like this and with the right help and support, they have been able to move past this. Talk to someone as soon as possible and let them know how you are feeling. If you don’t want to talk to someone you know, there are lots of helplines you can phone or text – Check out our Get Help Now links on this page.

You are not alone.

These are some warning signs that you might be having suicidal thoughts:

  • Always talking or thinking about death
  • Deep depression and sadness
  • Losing interest in daily life
  • Having increasing trouble sleeping and eating
  • Feeling helpless or worthless
  • Self harming
  • Feeling angry and that things can't change

Has someone you know died by suicide?

When someone dies by suicide, it can be very upsetting and confusing. Remember, it is not your fault. Talk to someone you trust and let them know you are struggling. If you don’t want to talk to someone you know, there are lots of helplines you can phone or text – Check out our Get Help Now links on this page.

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Get Help Now

Here are a list of services that can help with suicidal thoughts. The icons below tell you the type of support available.

  • Text Text
  • Phone Phone

Hopeline UK

City and County

age Under 35

  • Text Text

Shout

City and County

age All Ages

  • Text Text

Young Minds Textline

City and County

age Under 18

  • Phone Phone

Help in a Crisis

City and County

age All Ages

  • Email Email
  • Phone Phone
  • In person In person

Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide (SOBS)

City and County

age 18+

  • Phone Phone

CAMHS Crisis Helpline Nottingham

City

age Under 18

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Which services can I access?

Some of the services available operate only within city or the wider county area. Pop your postcode in below to quickly check which services are available to you