UK-based Medical and Healthcare Centre Called Dunrobin Street Medical Center in Stoke-on-Trent Constituency is all set to celebrate World Suicide Prevention Day on Sunday, September 10, 2023, to raise awareness and share some contact details to reach them out at emergency.
As per the Dunrobin Street Medical Center, If a person is having suicidal thoughts, help and support is available right now if they need it. A person does not have to struggle with complicated feelings alone. They urged people to let their family or friends know what’s going on with them.
They may be able to offer support and help keep them safe. “There’s no right or wrong way to talk about suicidal feelings – starting the conversation is what’s important,” they noted.
Further, the Dunrobin Street Medical Centre also shared another option. If someone finds it difficult to talk to someone they know, they could:
– Call a GP – ask for an emergency appointment
– Call 111 out of hours – they will help you find the support and help you need
They also shared the following free helplines are there to help when someone’s feeling down or desperate:
Samaritans – for everyone
Call 116 123
Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM)
Call 0800 58 58 58 – 5 pm to midnight every day
Papyrus – prevention of young suicide HOPELINE247
Call 0800 068 41 41 / Text 07860 039967
Childline – for children and young people under 19
Call 0800 1111 – the number will not show up on your phone bill
SOS Silence of Suicide – for everyone
Call 0300 1020 505 – 4 pm to midnight every day
Unless it says otherwise, they’re open 24 hours a day, every day. You can call these helplines for advice if you’re worried about someone else.
Lastly, For more help and support on warning signs and suicide prevention, they also shared their following website, which one can visit: https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/suicide-prevention for advice.