Check suicide & self harm
This section gives immediate advice about how to keep yourself safe if you are considering suicide or self harm. It also helps you to think about the reasons for suicidal thinking and for urges to self harm.
Urgent advice if you have made plans to kill yourself or feel you are at imminent risk. Read more
How to make a suicide safety plan to keep yourself safe if you have repeated thoughts of suicide. Read more
Understanding why thoughts of suicide arise and recognising the tunnel vision which reduces your ability to problem-solve when you are depressed. Read more
Ways to understand some of the beliefs and cultural attitudes which can contribute to suicidal thinking. Read more
Deliberate self harm is not the same as attempting suicide – it is a complex set of behaviours that can arise as a way to try to cope with painful feelings. Read more
Ideas for how to reduce your reliance on self harm and find more constructive ways to deal with difficult feelings. Read more