Information and Support

If you, or someone you know, have been affected by the issues raised in this programme, the following organisations can help:


If you’re a young person and you’re considering suicide, or you feel depressed or like you’re not coping with life, HOPELineUK, provided by the organisation PAPYRUS, is a confidential helpline service staffed by trained professionals who can give support, practical advice and information. You can contact them via the helpline, email and text, or visit the PAPYRUS website.

PAPYRUS can also offer help and advice if you’re concerned about someone you know.

Helpline: 0800 068 41 41


Text: 07786 209 697

Lines are open Monday to Friday from 10am until 5pm and again from 7pm until 10pm, and between 2pm until 5pm at the weekend.

Visit the PAPYRUS website


CALM, the campaign against living miserably is a charity aimed at preventing male suicide in the UK. For information and support call their helpline or visit the website.. Calls are anonymous, confidential, free from a landline and will not appear on itemised bills.

Helpline: 0800 58 58 58     (between 5pm and midnight seven days a week)

Visit the CALM website


Samaritans is available for anyone struggling to cope round the clock, every single day of the year. They provide a safe place to talk where calls are completely confidential.

Telephone: 08457 90 90 90

Visit the Samaritans website


Lifeline is the crisis response counselling helpline for people suffering distress or despair in Northern Ireland. Whatever your age or circumstances if you or someone you know are suffering, Lifeline is there to help. For immediate support call freephone helpline or for further information visit the website.

Freephone Helpline: 0808 808 8000   (In confidence 24 hours a day)

Visit the Lifeline website

Breathing Space

Breathing Space is a free, confidential phone and web based service for people in Scotland experiencing low mood, depression or anxiety. They are there in times of difficulty to provide a safe and supportive space by listening, offering advice and information.

If you think you need Breathing Space call the helpline or visit the website.

Telephone: 0800 83 85 87   (from 6pm til 2am Monday to Thursday and 24 hours at the weekend)

Visit the Breathing Space website

A BSL service is also available via the website

Community Advice & Listening Line

Community Advice & Listening Line offers emotional support and information/literature on mental health and related matters to the people of Wales. Anyone concerned about their own mental health or that of a relative or friend can access the service. The C.A.L.L. Helpline offers a confidential listening and support service on . Alternatively you can contact them via text or visit the website.

Freephone Helpline: 0800 132 737

Text: text the word "help" to 81066

Visit the Community Advice & Listening Line website

Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide

Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide exists to meet the needs and break the isolation of those bereaved by the suicide of a close relative or friend. Contact them by phone or visit the website.

Telephone: 0844 561 6855    (9am to 9pm every day)

Visit the Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide website