Crisis Support during Covid-19

There are times in life when we might feel hopeless, helpless, and overwhelmed. During these times you may experience suicidal thoughts and thoughts of self-harm.  Suicidal thoughts can be common, but can be frightening and confusing.  Feeling like this is a sign to ask for help. These feelings will pass. It may feel permanent, but its transient. Things will change.

Please use the below guidance if you are experiencing suicidal thoughts

Who to contact in an emergency:
1. First, contact your GP:  They are your first port of call if you are feeling worse, both physically and mentally, or if you feel you require medication or need to change your medication.
2. If your GP practice is closed, then contact Crisis Line.  This is a telephone helpline when you are unable to contact your GP out of hours: Tel: 0800 028 8000 (Mon-Fri, 5pm-9am; Sat, Sun & Bank Holiday, 24 hours)
3. If you feel unable to keep yourself safe, or have harmed yourself, call 999