Organisations for those affected by mental health/suicide issues

Papyrus

Prevention of young suicide

If you or someone you know is considering suicide, get in touch and look around this website. 

 

Call: 0800 068 41 41

Email: pat@papyrus-uk.org

SMS: 07786 209697

 

Opening hours

Mon-Fri: 10am-10pm, weekends: 2pm-10pm & bank holidays: 2pm-5pm

Time to Change

Let's end mental health discrimination​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Led my Mind and Rethink Mental Illness, this is Britain's biggest programme to challenge mental health discrimination and stigma. Has a vast list of helplines for you to call. 

Rethink Helpline 0300 5000 927 (Mon-Fri 10am-2pm)

The Calm Zone

The campaign against living miserably

This is a registered charity which exists to prevent male suicide in the UK.  In 2013, male suicide accounted for 78% of all suicides and is the single biggest cause of death in men aged 20 – 45 in England and Wales.

Helpline 0800 585858 (5pm-midnight 365 days a year)

Muted is a registered charity formed to provide information, support and knowledge of Depression in Men. The Charity has been founded and is run by a team of people, both Men and Women, who have experienced, worked with and studied the effects that the condition can have on sufferers, carers, family and friends. 

They have a fantastic online social networking community for mental health - The Black Dog Tribe. It is a compassionate place and all-round social hub, founded by Tribal Mother Ruby Wax and run by the mental health charity SANE, where you can connect with like-minded people and share your stories. 

Helpline: 0845 767 8000 (6pm-11pm)

The Site

Your guide to the real world

This website links to disussion boards where you can talk to others and can point you in the right direction. It is also a great source for help on mental health and youth issues.

Whatever your problems or feeling, the Samaritans can help you. Whether you are suicidal, depressed, lonely, whatever your issue, call the Samaritans. 

Helpline: 08457 90 90 90 (24hrs a day 265 days a year)

The Alliance of Suicide Prevention Charities

 

This is a really comprehensve website for those already affected by suicide and those going through turmoil and thinking about suicide themselves. Please take a look at this thorough website which has loads of phone numbers and links to other websites all under one roof. It's a really great place to go for help.

Moodzone

 

This NHS website is so comprehensive. Whether you are suffering from depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts or are worried about someone else, this is the go-to website, with lots of useful numbers to call should you be concerned.

Depression Alliance/Friends in Need

Good friends who understand depression can be a life-line. Friends in Need is a free and supportive community for everyone affected by depression, so you don’t have to go through it alone. You can find new friends in your local area and online, so you’ll always have a safe and friendly space when you need it most.

Kettering Mind

Mind helps people whose mentla health might have been affected. They can help with housing, training and they have a lovely lunch time cafe called the Mixing Bowl, opened Mon-Fri at lunch times.