World Suicide Prevention Day 2021

10 September 2021

Today (10 September 2021) is World Suicide Prevention Day. Each year on 10 September, people from all over the world come together to raise awareness of suicide and the different ways we can work together to prevent this.

As part of today, we wanted to highlight some resources that can support you and the people around you:

Need help now page on Eastspace

If you are struggling to cope with how you are feeling and need to speak to someone, here is a list of services that you can access right now. It also includes ideas on how to prepare yourself in case of a mental health emergency.

Samaritans – 116 123

The Samaritans provide emotional support to anyone in emotional distress, struggling to cope, or at risk of suicide. They have many different resources on their website that can support you and the people in your life.

Call for free 24 hours a day on 116 123 or email

United to Prevent Suicide

United to Prevent Suicide is a social movement in Scotland for anyone passionate about preventing suicide and building a supportive country.

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