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What to do in an emergency

If you are having thoughts of harming yourself it is important to speak to someone. There are lots of places where you can get help:

  • Speak to a friend
  • Contact your general practitioner (GP)
  • Go to your local accident & emergency / emergency room

Samaritans

You can telephone the Samaritans at any time. They are professionally trained to help anyone who is distressed:

USA

Telephone: 1 (800) 273-TALK

Website: http://www.samaritansusa.org

UK

Telephone: 08457 90 90 90

Website: http://www.samaritans.org

Befrienders Worldwide

Befrienders Worldwide provide support by telephone to prevent suicide. You can find telephone numbers on their website:

Website: http://www.befrienders.org