If you're feeling like you want to die, it's important to tell someone.
Help and support is available right now if you need it. You don't have to struggle with difficult feelings alone.
Here are free helplines, to help when you're feeling down or desperate. Some are open 24 hours a day, every day - such as Samaritans - whatever you are going through, there's always someone to listen and offer confidential support.
Samaritans Call 116 123
Let family or friends know what's going on with you. They may be able to offer support and help keep you safe. There's no right or wrong way to talk about suicidal feelings – starting the conversation is what's important.
Describe what's happened, how you feel and the help you need. It's best to be direct so that they understand how you feel. If you tell someone about your suicidal thoughts, they'll need to be able to help you stay safe and that usually means calling in extra help.
Remember that thoughts of suicide are just thoughts; you don’t have to act on them. These thoughts might only last a few minutes; you might feel differently in a few hours. Here are some steps you can take to keep yourself safe: