Just Say Hello
Just say hello, Just listen, Just reach out.
Hear from individuals and organisations across Suffolk about how a simple 'Hello' can help.
Get Help with Suicidal Thoughts
Call: 116 123
A listening ear for confidential support 24/7, 265 days a year.
0800 58 58 58
Men's helpline 5pm-Midnight
Text Shout to 85258
24/7 Crisis Text Line
0800 068 4141
Young people's helpline 2-10pm
Zero Suicide Alliance training
Everyone in Suffolk can play their part by talking openly about their mental health and knowing that help is available. Free online training is available from the Zero Suicide Alliance that can help give people the knowledge and the confidence to talk to someone who might be at risk of or thinking about suicide.
If you or someone you know is in mental health crisis and requires serious or life-threatening emergency mental or physical care, dial 999 immediately.
Further Support available:
Guidance about having conversations with others and understanding emotional needs: World Suicide Prevention Day - support resources - Suffolk Mind
NSFT Wellbeing Service
Wellbeing Suffolk provide a range of support for people with common mental health and emotional issues, such as low mood, depression or stress. We work with you to help you make the necessary changes to improve your wellbeing and quality of life. Our services are free and are available for people aged 16 or over.
call: 0300 123 1503 8am-8pm, or visit www.wellbeingnands.co.uk
Call 111, and ask for option 2 for mental health support in a crisis.
The award-winning Stay Alive App is available to download.
Free, safe and anonymous online support for 11-25 year olds including:
- Virtual chat sessions with friendly counsellors.
- One-to-one text-based chats.
- Peer-to-peer support.
- Live online moderated forums.
- A range of self-help materials.
- Journals and goal trackers to reflect your thoughts.
ChatHealth is an easy way for young people (aged 11-19 years) to confidentially ask for help about a range of issues, or make an appointment with a school nurse, by sending a text message.
This service is provided by Suffolk County Council's School Nursing Service covering all of Suffolk including Lowestoft and Waveney and aims to provide timely and convenient access to confidential health advice for students, including issues about
- Sexual health
- Emotional health and wellbeing
- Healthy eating
- Smoking, drugs and alcohol
- Self harm
- General health concerns
Suicide bereavement support
Provided by Victim support.