You can always dial 999 if you need urgent help or visit the Northern General Hospital.
A Sheffield-specific telephone support service for anyone affected by mental health issues. This service runs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Samaritans is available 24-hours a day, 365 days a year to provide emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which lead to suicide. Open to all age groups and backgrounds, nationwide.
Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust is one of only four dedicated children’s hospital trusts in the UK and provides integrated healthcare for children and young people, including community and mental health care as well as acute and specialist services.
A helpline providing emotional support to University of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam students experiencing distress or mental health needs.
A free 24/7 text service for anyone in crisis anytime, anywhere. Just text “Shout” to 85258
Andy’s Man Club is a free drop-in aimed at getting men to open up about their mental health problems and help reduce stigma. You can pop in for a chat (or not – no pressure) and grab a brew. This is part of a wider national network.
CALM, the Campaign Against Living Miserably, exists to prevent male suicide through their helpline, website, and campaigns.
Papyrus are a national charity dedicated to the prevention of young suicides. Their specialist telephone helpline service is staffed by trained professionals who give non-judgemental support, practical advice and information to anyone under 35, as well as anyone concerned about a young person.
Free advice services to help you find a way forward, covering issues including debt, homelessness, gambling etc
An online directory of services and support in Sheffield.
An information app including tools and advice for staying safe in crisis.
A London-based residential service for people in suicidal crisis where they can talk about their suicidal thoughts and behaviour.
For 18-65 year olds in crisis with their mental health in Sheffield, Single Point of Access are running 24/7:0114 2263636
If you work for an agency such as the police, ambulance service, local authority or other similar organisation and require urgent mental health support you can call 24/7: 0114 226 3797
Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide (SOBS) is an self-help organisation who work to meet the needs and break the isolation of those bereaved by the suicide of a close relative or friend. Many of their volunteers have themselves been bereaved by suicide. The Sheffield support group meets 1st Wednesday of the month.