Help and Advice

A range of info and advice concerning your health and well-being including sexual and mental health and safety.

Everyone has different reasons for wanting to end their lives and some people feel like they have no reason at all. If you are experiencing suicidal thoughts, then you should try to talk to someone about their thoughts before making any decisions. 

The Samaritans provide confidential, non judgemental support 24 hours a day for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide. You can contact them by phone on the national number 08457 90 90 90.

You can also contact the Samaritans Leeds branch on 0113 245 6789, by text on 07725 909090, email, or, to speak to someone in person, please visit Leeds Samaritans, 93 Clarendon Road, Leeds LS2 9LY. They are open from 9.00am to 9.00pm.

For more information about suicidal thoughts, the cause, what to do, and the help and support available please visit the website for Mind

HOPElineUK is a specialist telephone helpline who give non-judgmental support, practical advice and information to young people up to the age of 35 who are worried about themselves or for anyone who is concerned about a young person. They listen in confidence and try to help you deal with your own suicidal thoughts or cope with someone else who may be experiencing these emotions.

You can contact the helpline on 0800 068 41 41, text 07786 209697 or email The helpline is open Monday to Friday from 10.00am to 5.00pm and 7.00pm to 10.00pm, and 2.00pm to 5.00pm on weekends.

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