United Kingdom Suicide Prevention Resources

UNITED KINGDOM

Samaritans

Tel: 08457 90 90 90 (National number charged at local call rates)
To find a local center in the UK, you can click here
Minicom/textphone: 08457 90 91 92
Provides email support as well.
Email: jo@samaritans.org

PAPYRUS HOPELINE
0870 1704000

Health NHS direct (mental health/suicide)
0845 46 47 (local rate)
Website: http://www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk/ > NHS Direct Mental Health FAQ

Information websites

The Calm Zone – http://www.thecalmzone.net/ – support site, with support line, focus is on males, but can be used by women too
BBC – http://www.bbc.co.uk/health/conditions/suicide1.shtml

OTHERS

Violence and Crime
0845 30 30 900 (local rate)

Womens aid domestic violence helpline
08457 023468 (local rate)

CHILDLINE (young person or child helpline)
Free call calls cant be traced
0800 1111
Website: http://www.childline.org.uk/

Alcoholics anonymous
0845 769 7555 (local rate)
Website: http://www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk/

Sexuality
(020) 7837 7324

National Debt Helpline
0808 084000

Cruse Bereavement Care
0870 167 1677

Farmers in Difficulty
07002 326326

IRELAND

Samaritans

Tel: 1850 60 90 90 (National number charged at local call rates)
To find a local Samaritans center in Ireland, click here
Minicom/textphone: 1850 60 90 91
Email: jo@samaritans.org

Zest for the prevention of suicide -Londonderry -028)71266999

Other Crisis Centers

Youth

Childline – freefone 1800 666 666
NSPCC, Child Protection Helpline:freephone, 24 hrs – 0800 800500
Contact Youth (counselling for young People) – 028)90457848
Youthline – 0808 808 8000
Young Persons Advice line – 0808 808 5678
Childline – 24 hr helpline for children and young people in trouble – 0800 1111 / Website: http://www.childline.org.uk/

Mood Disorders

Depression – Aware (01) 676 6166
Bodywhys (help for Anorexia and bulimia) – (01) 283 5126
Eating Disorders Assessment (NI) – 90618299 /90621627

Nexus Rape and Incest Counselling

Belfast centre – (028)90326803
Londonderry centre-(028)71260566
Enniskillen – (028)66320046
Portadown – (028)38350588

Rape crisis and sexual abuse centre – (028)90249696
Freephone – 0800 0526813
Victim Support Belfast – (028)90244039

Alcoholism

NICAS-n.i.community addiction service, alcohol,drugs addiction 028 90664434/90330499/90731602

Other useful numbers in Northern Ireland

Belfast city Hospital 028 90329241
Royal Victoria Hospital 028 90240503
Mater Hospital 028 90741211
Dunlewey Substance advice – 028)90743999
Alcoholics Anon 028 90434848
Aids Help Line – 0800 12743/02890 326117
Relate Marriage Guidance counselling -028)90323454
Brook advisory centre (Family Planning for under 25)
- (028)90328866
Family Planning association -(028)90325448

Other useful numbers in ROI

Dublin

Rape Crisis centre – 6614911/6615464

Sexual assault unit, Rotunda Hospital – 8732111

Women and aids – 8745302
Women’s aid helpline – 1800 341 900 or 01 8745302/3
Women’s aid refuge – 961002

Galway
Rape Crisis Centre – 563676
Women’s aid refuge – 63581

Limerick
Rape Crisis Centre – 311511

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