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Suicidal feelings and prevention




C.A.L.M (campaign against living miserably) is a charity dedicated to preventing male suicide. They have lots of information on their website and run a helpline from five to midnight.

T: 0800 58 58 58




Samaritans provides 24 hour confidential emotional support to anyone in emotional distress by phone, email or face to face.

W: 08457 90 90 90



Online self-help programmes

A useful source of immediate help is available through the following online self-help programmes.

Living Life to the Full

To access the full course you will need to sign up, but before you do that, you can try the sample sessions to see if this is for you.  These sessions include:

-          Understanding feelings and what to do about them.

-          Break out of the cycle and start to feel great.

-          The Easy 4-step plan to deal with problems and achieve your goals.

-          How to be happier, fitter (and maybe slimmer!)

-          Learn the secrets of confident people.




Learn cognitive behavioural therapy skills to cope with and prevent depression.  The site has a section for Frequently Asked Questions which you can check out before you register.



Students Against Depression

Developed in consultation with students who have been affected by depression, low mood or suicidal thoughts.  This site includes some of their stories and suggestions



Suicidal thoughts & prevention Apps

Operation Reach Out

This app aims to encourage people to reach out for help when they are having suicidal thoughts. The app also aims to help those who are concerned about family members, friends or spouses who may be suicidal. Only available to iPhone.


R U Suicidal?

R U Suicidal? Is a premium app designed to help someone who may be or is suicidal. It is predominantly a video of a Psychologist speaking directly to you and is aimed at being the help you need when you need it. It also has interactive phases where you can read some ideas or tips for feeling better.

Price: costs