Suicide Prevention and Support

Suicide Prevention and Support

Need Help Now?

If you or someone you know (colleague, friend or family member) needs to talk now contact the

Mental Health Crisis Access Line 

📞0808 196 3779 FREE, confidential available 24/7, 365 days a year

or Text NOTTS to 85258

 For free, confidential, anonymous text support service for anyone struggling to cope. Available 24/7.


 Or call the Samaritans on 116 123.

If you need immediate help because you can’t keep yourself safe or have already harmed yourself, seek emergency help either by phoning 999 (press 55 if you are unable to talk) or by visiting your local A&E.

đź’» For a safe place to go visit Home | Nottinghamshire Crisis Sanctuaries

For Children and Young People

Be U Support | Free Mental Health Service for Children and Young People​


More information: Suicide Prevention | Nottinghamshire County Council

Suicide and Crisis Flow Chart

Suicide & Crisis Management flow chart designed for managers and colleagues supporting other colleagues who are extremely upset or showing unusual or out of character behaviour.

Click here to access the guide.


1.  Zero Suicide Alliance 20 minute e-learning


2. REACT Mental Health Training will help you to have a conversation


3. Harmless- Let's Talk Training- Free external training (look for the Nottingham and Nottinghamshire ones)

Support when you have been Bereaved by Suicide

Any bereavement can be very hard but losing someone to suicide can bring different challenges.

You don’t have to grieve for someone you have lost to suicide alone. It’s important to talk to people, and to seek support. The Tomorrow Project offers support to anyone bereaved by suicide, you can email or text on 07594 008 356.

You could also:

Suicide Prevention Event for Nottingham and Nottinghamshire ICS colleagues

The event was held on Friday 8th September 2023. Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Integrated Care System shared an event to raise awareness of the hope surrounding suicide, suicide prevention, and bereavement by suicide.

The slides for the event can be found by clicking here

Question and Answers from the event