If things feel that you cannot keep yourself safe or you have a plan about how you would take your own life and are going to act on it, tell someone straight away. If possible ask them to stay with you until you can get help and advice.
Contact CAMHS (Children and Adolescent Mental Health Service) on 01977 735865 or the REACH team if it’s after 5pm (on the same number) or speak with your GP. If you need urgent help or medical treatment go to Pinderfields A&E or ring 999.
Or call the Samaritans 116 123 or Text SHOUT to 85258
We Want to help!
You may not be able to see a way to stop these feelings right now, but there are more positive solutions out there. Try to put some time between these thoughts and any actions, so you are able to get helpDownload Managing Difficult Feelings booklet
More ways to get help
Samaritans Call 116 123 free, anytime from any phone. Samaritans also have a drop in at the local Wakefield branch (see their website, but is cancelled during the Coronavirus crisis)
YoungMinds Resources for children and young people
Kooth Free, safe and anonymous online support for 11 to 19 yr olds.
CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably)
Helpline for men aged 15 - 35.
ChildLine Free, any time. Call 0800 1111, email or use the online 1-2-1 counsellor chat
Heads Above the Waves Online advice and coping strategies for young people suffering from depression and self-harm.
SelfharmUK A creative site that uses blogs, stories, poetry and art.
Mindout Online instant message service to support and improve the mental health and wellbeing of LGBT