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National Suicide Prevention Helpline

National Suicide Prevention Helpline UK is a helpline offering a supportive listening service to anyone with thoughts of suicide.

We are open from 6pm to 3:30am everyday on 0800 689 5652.  Anybody is welcome to call us if you need to talk.

Our helpline is here to support you when you feel you need us.

This can be different for everybody – some people can reach that point daily, and for some people it is a rare occurrence. Our helpline volunteers are empathic and non-judgemental, providing a space and time for you to talk about how your feeling or somebody close to you.

The helpline is a confidential service for those aged 18 or over. For more information on confidentiality, please visit our homepage.

0800 689 5652


If you or someone you are concerned about is in an emotional or mental health crisis that requires an urgent response then:

Contact the person’s GP, or the GP out of hours service or call NHS on 111.

If you have serious concerns for someone’s immediate safety then they can go to Accident and Emergency or phone the emergency services 999 for assistance.

National Suicide Prevention Helpline UK is funded by Suicide Prevention Bristol and all calls are taken by trained volunteers.


Our partners

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  • National Suicide Prevention Alliance Logo
  • Zero Suicide Alliance Logo
  • Empower Develop People Logo
  • Association of Mental Health Providers Logo
  • Mental Health First Aid England Logo
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