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It's safe to talk about suicide


Confidential helplines and support

If at first you don’t find the help you need, persist. Try all avenues and don’t give up.

Samaritans
116 123 (24 hours, free to call)  www.samaritans.org

PAPYRUS Prevention of Young Suicide
0800 068 41 41 (Mon–Fri: 10am–10pm, weekends: 2pm–10pm, bank hols: 2pm-5pm)
www.papyrus-uk.org

CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably)
0800 58 58 58 (7 days a week, 5pm–midnight)  www.thecalmzone.net

SANE
0300 304 7000 (7 days a week, 4.30pm–10.30pm)  www.sane.org.uk

MIND
0300 123 3393 (Mon–Fri, 9am–6pm)  www.mind.org.uk

Maytree, A sanctuary for the suicidal
020 7263 7070   www.maytree.org.uk

If the person does take their own life, don’t feel guilty. It is not always possible to prevent suicide.

If you have been affected by someone’s suicide, Help is at Hand provides useful, practical information about dealing with your feelings and getting support. www.supportaftersuicide.org.uk/help-is-at-hand

Download the It’s safe to talk about suicide leaflet as a PDF. For hard copies of the leaflet please email publichealth-mailbox@devon.gov.uk

This information has been developed in partnership with the University of Exeter Medical School.

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