If you're feeling like you want to die, it's important to tell someone. Help and support is available. You don't have to struggle alone.

This page provides links and resources if you need support yourself.  There is also help for those supporting others.

Places to get help

  • In an Emergency - Call 999 or visit A&E for life-threatening emergencies.
  • GPs can often offer on the day appointments for mental health emergencies

A 24-hour support service to discuss personal issues. Many of the Samaritans branches are also open to visitors, so you can to speak to someone in person. They also offer support to those worried about others.


A 24/7 text service which aims to take you from a 'hot moment' to feeling calmer. It can offer help if you're experiencing a personal crisis, are unable to cope and need support.

Papyrus (HopeLine)

Under-35s suicide prevention charity. It supports those with suicidal thoughts and those worried about others and seeking advice. 9am - midnight 365 days a year.

Rethink NHS Helpline

A 24/7 Sheffield Helpline which offers emotional support and information to people affected by mental illness, aged 16 and over, who live in Sheffield or are under the care of Sheffield Health & Social Care NHS Foundation Trust.

Wellbeing Group Sessions

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Low mood and Me

Build motivation, boost mood. Manage your low mood, don't let it manage you.

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Look After Your Mate Student Minds

Have you ever been worried about a friend? Practical tips on how to support a friend, how to start a conversation and signpost to support whist looking after your own wellbeing

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Coping with suicidal thoughts

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Samaritans - Staying Safe - making a safety plan

Resources to help yourself or someone else who is feeling suicidal

make a plan
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Mind - Coping with Suicidal thoughts

To print - choose your topic, then click 'view this information as pdf' then print

View the Mind guide to loneliness

Suicide awareness training

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Zero Suicide Alliance

Suicide awareness training aimed specifically at university students

20 minute training
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Suicide Prevention HEE online training

NHS online training (60-90 mins)

Support for those bereaved by suicide

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Help is at hand - for those bereaved by suicide

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UK SOBS - Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide

See the support resources

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Stay Alive

The Stay Alive app is a pocket suicide prevention resource for the UK, packed full of useful information to help you stay safe. You can use it if you are having thoughts of suicide or if you are concerned about someone else who may be considering suicide.

Download the app


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