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Suicide has been described as a “permanent solution to a temporary problem”. Sometimes distressing problems can appear permanent and it can seem that things will never get better. This... read more

I am feeling suicidal

If you are in immediate danger of suicide or you think you might harm yourself, seek help immediately. You should:
Call 999; Call Lifeline on 0808 808 8000; Get someone to take you... read more

I'm worried someone I know may be feeling suicidal

If you think someone's life is in immediate danger ring 999 or go to your local hospital emergency department.

It is distressing to realise that someone close to you may be thinking about... read more

Organisations that can help with Suicide

Foyle Search and Rescue

Derry / Londonderry, Londonderry

Emergency rescue service.

Preservation of human life in and around the River Foyle


Derry / Londonderry, Londonderry

Zest is a counselling service for self-harm and suicidal behaviour. Zest is currently operating in the Western, Northern and Southern Trusts providing, counselling,... read more

Barnardos - Children and Young People Bereaved by Suicide Support Project

Northern Area Wide,

Children and young people bereaved by suicide support project.  Open Referral.

Primary Care Liaison Service

Derry / Londonderry, Londonderry

GP Referral only service

Samaritans (Derry)

Derry / Londonderry, Londonderry

Samaritans is available 24 hours a day 365 days of the year to provide confidential emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of emotional distress or despair, including... read more

CLEAR project

Strabane, Tyrone

ASIST - Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training/ SafeTalk


Belfast, Antrim

Forum for Action on Substance Abuse and Suicide Awareness offering : crisis response, counselling service/youth, holistic therapies, intervention services, educational services, training... read more

New Life Counselling

Belfast, Antrim

Vision - Out Vision of the future is one where society actively promotes positive emotional health and wellbeing, gives everyone the freedom to grow and provides access to excellent... read more

Opportunity Youth

Belfast, Antrim

Opportunity Youth provide crisis mentoring interventions and support to young people and vulnerable adults, up to 21 presenting with issues around social ideation, self harm, suicide... read more

Aisling Centre

Enniskillen, Fermanagh

Contact NI

Belfast, Antrim

If you or someone you know is in distress or despair, no matter what your age or where you live in Northern Ireland Lifeline is here to help you.  Lifeline counsellors are available 24... read more

Koram Centre

Strabane, Tyrone

The Koram Centre is Strabane’s Listening Ear and Counselling Association. Over the years we have provided one to one support to increasing numbers of vulnerable people in the Strabane area... read more

Tara Centre

Omagh, Tyrone

Counselling / Psychotherapy / Support Groups / Complementary Therapies

Suicide Awareness and Support Group

Belfast, Antrim

To deliver bereavement support to those bereaved by suicide and organise a bridging support structure for those recently bereaved.  To provide intervention services for those at risk of... read more

Youth Action - Right Here Fermanagh

Enniskillen, Fermanagh

Support services for children and young people (under the age of 18) bereaved or affected by suicide within Fermanagh District Council

North West Bereaved By Suicide Group

Derry / Londonderry, Londonderry

Provides a space where the bereaved can meet with others bereaved by suicide to talk about their experiences and support each other to cope with challenges. The group meets the 1st and 3rd... read more


Omagh, Tyrone

PATHS is an inter-denominational voluntary group formed to support families and individuals bereaved by suicide.

Trinity Community Counselling Service

Belfast, Antrim

Trinity Community Counselling Service is a BACP Accredited Service providing a professional and confidential community based Counselling Services to children, young people and adults... read more

East Belfast Survivors of Suicide

Belfast, Antrim

Outreach and promotional work on suicide prevention Peer support meetings for families bereaved by suicide Mobile phone information and signposting service Access to counselling and... read more

PIPS (Belfast)

Belfast, Antrim

Support services for people in suicidal crisis and those impacted by suicide including specialised support for young people bereaved through suicide and care services to help people engage... read more

Lenadoon Counselling Project

Belfast, Antrim

We offer a one to one therapeutic counselling service for individuals who are experiencing emotional distress.  We offer training in the area of suicide intervention.We can provide a... read more

Bridge of Hope

Belfast, Antrim

Complementary Therapies (including Reflexology, Therapeutic Massage, Aromatherapy Massage, Bowen and Physio acoustic sound wave therapy), Life Coaching and Stress Management & Personal... read more

PIPS Newry & Mourne

Newry, Armagh

PIPS Newry & Mourne are committed to providing support services to families who have lost loved ones through suicide and  provide immediate support to people in mental and emotional... read more

Niamh Louise Foundation

Dungannon, Tyrone

The Foundation provides prevention, intervention and post-vention services to anyone affected by mental illness, self harm and/or suicide.  Our method of approach connects the individual... read more

Cruse Bereavement Care

Moy, Tyrone

Cruse Bereavement Care aims to promote the well-being of bereaved people and to enable anyone suffering a bereavement to understand their grief and cope with their loss.

Mental Health Forum (AMH)

Portadown, Armagh

To give voice to the community and influence all matters relating to Protect Life - A Shared Vision within the Southern area Trust.

Zest Passion for Life (Healing the Hurt of Self-harm)

Derry / Londonderry, Londonderry

Outreach and support services for all those who are self-harming and / or suicidal.

Protect Life Training

Armagh, Armagh

Coordination of Protect Life Trainoing plan across the Southern area

Protect Life Co-ordinator

Armagh, Armagh

Information on suicide / self-harm prevention, support and initiatives within SHSCT. Information on services include those within the statutory and community/voluntary sector. We also... read more

PIPS Upper Bann (Lurgan)

Lurgan, Armagh

Public Initiative for Prevention of Suicide and Self Harm. Started in 2007 by people who had been affected by suicide. PIPS aim to save lives, create awareness and understanding of suicide... read more

PAPYRUS - Prevention of Young Suicide


Specialist telephone helpline service offering non-judgemental support, practical advice and information to people up to the age of 35 years who are worried about themselves and to anyone... read more

Samaritans Helpline


Listening ear for those in distress across Northern Ireland.

Health Development - Suicide prevention(SEHSCT)


Training (free) for anyone aged over 15 years


Training includes: Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST), Safe Talk - Suicide Awareness, Understanding Self-... read more

FASA (Forum for Action on Substance Misuse)


Services for those directly or indirectly affected by substance misuse or suicide/self-harm. One stop shop service for young people also provided

NAPAC National Association for People Abused in Childhood


The National Association for People Abused in Childhood (NAPAC) support adults who have suffered any type of abuse in childhood.  They have a national freephone support line and an email... read more

Aware Defeat Depression (Belfast)

Belfast, Antrim

Aware Defeat Depression is the only charity in Northern Ireland working exclusively for those with depression.  We also support carers and friends of family of those with depression. ... read more

The Salus Project

Drumcoo, Fermanagh

Provides free ‘Provoking Thought’ Workshops to schools, colleges and other youth settings.  Workshops can be tailored to meet the needs of the group and focus is on... read more

Families Voices Forum

Strabane, Tyrone

A Regional Group led By Families and Friends Bereaved by Suicide. This is a Forum that aims to build the profile of those Bereaved by Suicide. Families Voices Forum proactively address the... read more