Suicidal Thoughts

Public Health Network Cymru


  • 24 hour helpline 08457909090 – they can also be contacted by email (, text and in person at branches – there is also a Welsh line which is free to call and a letter writing service.
  • Samaritans website, click here.
  • There are over 600 Samaritan volunteers across Wales in 9 Welsh branches
  • The Samaritans helpline is about working with people to create a safe place where they can talk about how they are feeling, what is happening and how they can move forward. Reduces feelings of isolation and disconnection that can lead to suicide.

Welsh Government

The Welsh Government have created a document responding to issues of self-harm and thoughts of suicide in young people, click here to view. Download below.

Stay Alive app 

The Stay Alive app is a pocket suicide prevention resource for the UK, packed full of useful information to help you stay safe. You can use it if you are having thoughts of suicide or if you are concerned about someone else who may be considering suicide. Click here to find out more and download.

Further contacts who will be able to help with suicidal thoughts can be found here.


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