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The Samaritans

The Samaritans are a voluntary agency who can offer support.
24hr/ 7 day helpline: 08457 90 90 90 (UK)
1850 60 90 90 (Ireland)

Link [Last update: 2007-04-21; 12:38]

Befrienders International (help available in 12 languages)

BI is a network of 357 befriending centres world-wide and is maintained by The Samaritans. These centres are run by trained volunteers, offering a service that is free, non-judgmental and completely confidential. People are befriended by telephone, in face-to-face meetings, by letter and by email. It has member centres in 41 countries and ahead the head office is in London. Help available in 12 languages.

Link [Last update: 2006-01-16; 10:29]

University of Wales health evidence bulletins (mental disorders including suicide)

These bulletins "act as signposts to the best current evidence" in the subject area. This document addresses the management of mental disorders such as personality disorders, delirium, dementia, eating disorders, bipolar disorder, major depression, schizophrenia, anxiety and suicide (chapter 9).

Link [Last update: 2006-01-16; 10:29]

Royal College of Psychiatrists: Suicide and attempted suicide.

For parents and teachers, the fact sheet (2003) is part of their mental health and growing up series. 3rd Edition.

Link [Last update: 2007-04-21; 12:41]

Suicide in Asylum Seekers and Refugees

The Medical Foundation urges the government to recognise that asylum seekers and refugees are among their own stated high risk categories for suicide: that the effects of the present and proposed asylum policy can reinforce the risk of suicide in vulnerable persons, and does not provide for effective preventative treatment.

Link [Last update: 2007-04-21; 12:50]

MIND: Suicide

Provides over 15 online leaflets relating to issues of suicide.

Link [Last update: 2007-04-21; 12:53]

NHS Direct: Suicide

Click on 'S', scroll down to 'suicide' and click, to locate other languages see left hand column.

Link [Last update: 2007-04-21; 12:54]

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