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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

Primary Care Liaison Service

Derry / Londonderry, Londonderry

GP Referral only service

Northern Health and Social Care Trust - Bereaved by Suicide Support Service

Antrim, Antrim

Open Referral

Bereaved by Suicide Support Service

Samaritans Helpline (Coleraine)

Coleraine, Londonderry

Samaritans Helpline (Ballymena)

Ballymena , Antrim

Walk in: 12.30 - 10pm (Mon - Wed)  1.30 - 10pm (Sun)

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

CLEAR represents a unique partnership initiative which offers developmental opportunites to community and voluntary organisations providing mental health and emotional well-being services... read more


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 (Head Office)

Belfast, Antrim

Vision - Our 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

Western Health and Social Care Trust Health Improvement Dept

Derry / Londonderry, Londonderry

ASIST - Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training/SafeTalk

Start 360

Belfast, Antrim

Start 360 provide crisis mentoring interventions and support to young people and vulnerable adults, up to 21 presenting with issues around social ideation, self harm, suicide prevention,... read more

Aisling Centre

Enniskillen, Fermanagh

General counselling to the public for Mental Health, self-harm and suicide. (self-referral)


Belfast, Antrim

Contact is Northern Ireland's leading independent counselling service for people of all ages. It is a charity committed to free counselling provision for all at times of... read more

Koram Centre

Strabane, Tyrone

The Koram Centre is a registered charity which provides counselling, psychotherapy, psycho-social support and complementary therapy.

We offer a confidential and... read more


Belfast, Antrim

COUNSELLING Trauma Counselling Bereaved family counselling Young person’s counselling Crisis counselling

WORKSHOPS Art, self-esteem, personal development, various

THERAPIES ... read more

Tara Centre

Omagh, Tyrone

Counselling / Psychotherapy / Support Groups / Complementary Therapies /Art Therapy / Personal Development Programmes and Workshops

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

New Life Counselling

Belfast, Antrim

Vision - Our 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

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.

The group meets on the first Tuesday of every month in the Tara... read more

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

Bridge of Hope is a community based victims and survivors service that works with individuals, families and communities affected by the conflict in North Belfast and beyond.

Our... 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

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.

Protect Life Training

Armagh, Armagh

Coordination of Protect Life Training plan across the Southern area

Protect Life Co-ordinator

Armagh, Armagh

Information on suicide / self-harm prevention, emotional health and wellbeing, support and initiatives within SHSCT. Information on services include those within the statutory and... 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

Action Mental Health Portadown - (MensSana)

Portadown, Armagh

AMH MensSana Protect Life Resource Service provides support to communities across the Southern area concerning suicide, self harm prevention and mental health promotion through education... read more

COSTA Rural Support Network (Dungannon and South Tyrone District)

Dungannon, Tyrone

COSTA is the rural support network for Dungannon  & South Tyrone Borough Council area

COSTA is an umbrella community network established in 2000 to support and represent the... read more

Lifeline 24hr


24 hour support for those in distress or despair. 

Counselling helpline for people of all ages.  Calls are answered by trained counsellors who can provide help and support. ... read more

Samaritans Helpline

Belfast, Antrim

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-harm

The Hub Counselling Centre

Ballynahinch, Down

Safe, Local caring, confidential and professional counselling service for those 12+ enabling you to talk through current or past life difficulties, gaining new insights and direction.... read more

FASA (Forum for Action on Substance Misuse)

Bangor, Down

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

Chinese Welfare Association

Belfast, Antrim

Working to secure the future of the Chinese community in NI within a framework of racial equality.

Health, woman's group, elderly, racial equality.

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 and give them the opportunity to get their... read more

Bridge of Hope (Duncairn Gardens)

Belfast, Antrim

Bridge of Hope is a community based victims and survivors service that works with individuals, families and communities affected by the conflict in North Belfast and beyond.

Our... read more

Bridge of Hope (McSweeney Clinic)

Belfast, Antrim

Bridge of Hope is a community based victims and survivors service that works with individuals, families and communities affected by the conflict in North Belfast and beyond.

Our... read more

SET Training


(Free) for anyone aged over 16 years, including: contact health development, applied suicide intervention skills training (ASIST), safe talk - suicide awareness, understanding self-harm.... read more

Community Rescue Service


The Community Rescue Service (CRS) provides a search and rescue response for missing persons throughout the entire region of Northern Ireland. We provide crisis intervention, suicide... read more

Pips (Newcastle)

Newcastle, Down

P.I.P.S Newcastle & District provide a number of community services to raise awareness of suicide and depression related incidents in our local community... read more

Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Programme

Portadown, Armagh

We provide emotional and psychological support to family members who suffer from break ups, depression, panic attacks and issues such as self-harming from alcohol and drugs.

East Belfast Community Counselling

Belfast, Antrim

East Belfast Community Counselling Centre was created to help fulfill a need in the local community, to provide a vitally-needed counselling service for adults who might otherwise be... read more