Suicidal Thoughts

Are you or someone you know experiencing suicidal thoughts?

Experiencing suicidal thoughts can be a frightening experience for someone to go through. Suicide means a person is deliberately wanting to end their life. Suicide is a permanent solution to a temporary problem and support is available to help you or your loved one. People who are thinking about suicide can have suicidal thoughts which can be very distressing.

Is this impacting your life?

Have you noticed a change in your life through:

  • Becoming withdrawn from your friends or family
  • Have you noticed a decline in your physical appearance
  • Are you no longer getting enjoyment out of your activities
  • Are you feeling more angry or upset
  • Feeling as if no one will understand you

As a result of these experiences have you been lead to feelings of unworthiness and hopelessness? Are you feeling alone and lost? Do you want to disappear? If you are feeling any of these, please contact one of our support services here.

Support for someone having suicidal thoughts

If you are currently or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, support is available through the following services:

If you are a child or young person, parent or carer in crisis, you can call the Alder Hey CAMHS crisis care line 24 hours a day, seven days a week on 0151 293 3577 or freephone 0808 196 3550 Email CrisisCare@alderhey.nhs.uk