Suicide prevention

Zero Suicide Alliance is a coalition of like-minded partners are working together to help rid the UK of suicide by initially raising awareness of a free online suicide prevention training programme.

Samaritans provide a safe place for anyone struggling to cope, whoever they are, however they feel, whatever life has done to them.

  • Telephone: 116 123
  • Availability: 24 hours a day, every day of the year

Papyrus offers support for those dealing with suicide, depression or emotional distress – particularly teenagers and young adults.

  • Telephone: 0800 068 41 41
  • Text: 07786 209697
  • Available: Monday to Friday, 10am til 10pm. Saturday and Sunday, 2pm til 10pm. Bank holidays, 2pm til 5pm

Additional support

If you require further help and advice, there are mental health support resources available across Lancashire and South Cumbria.