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999 or Northern General Hospital
You can always dial 999 if you need urgent help or visit the Northern General Hospital.
Andy’s Man Club
Andy’s Man Club is a free drop-in aimed at getting men to open up about their mental health problems. 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.
National Suicide Prevention UK
National Suicide Prevention Helpline UK is a helpline offering a supportive listening service to anyone with thoughts of suicide, or who is supporting someone who is suicidal. They are open 24/7 on 0800 689 5652. Anybody is welcome to call them if you need to talk. National…
Papyrus are a national charity dedicated to the prevention of young suicide. Their specialist telephone helpline service is staffed by trained professionals. They give non-judgemental support, practical advice and information to anyone under 35, as well as anyone concerned about a young person.
Rethink Sheffield Helpline
The Rethink Sheffield Helpline is a local telephone service for anyone over the age of 16 affected by mental health issues. They can provide you with emotional support and information. This service runs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. They aim to answer your call within 3 rings,…
Samaritans provide emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including feeling suicidal. You can contact their helpline, email them, or use their webchat feature. They are available 24-hours a day, 365 days a year. They are open to all age groups and backgrounds, nationwide.
Sheffield Children’s NHS Hospital
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.
Sheffield Citizens Advice
Sheffield Citizens Advice is a free advice service. They can help you find a way forward, covering issues including debt, homelessness, and gambling.
Sheffield Mental Health Guide
The Sheffield Mental Health Guide is an online directory of services and support in Sheffield. It is run by Sheffield Flourish. If you need support accessing the guide, email or phone them and they will support you.
Shout Text Line
Shout is a free 24/7 text line for anyone in crisis anytime, anywhere. Just text “STEEL” to 85258 and the text service will know you are in Sheffield…
Single Point of Access (SPA)
Single Point of Access (SPA) is the single means for adults in Sheffield to access mental health support when they are in crisis. They can be contacted 24/7 on 0114 2263636. Their freephone number is 0808 1968281. If you work for an agency such as the police, ambulance service, local…
StayAlive is an information app including tools and advice for staying safe in crisis. You can use it if you are having thoughts of suicide or if you are concerned about someone else who may be considering suicide.
Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide
Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide (SOBS) is an self-help organisation who work to meet the needs 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. Their national…
Switchboard LGBT+ Helpline
Swithcboard LGBT+ Helpline is where you can speak confidentially to volunteers who self-define as LGBT+. You can talk to them about any issues you are facing, including you sexuality, gender, sexual health and emotional wellbeing.
YoungMinds Crisis Messenger
The YoungMinds Crisis Messenger text service provides free, 24/7 crisis support to young people across the UK. All texts are answered by trained volunteers, with support from experienced clinical supervisors. Text YM to 85258.