CALM – Campaign Against Living Miserably

The Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) is leading a movement against suicide. Every week 125 people in the UK take their own lives. And 75% of all UK suicides are male. They offer and run:

  • Frontline Support
  • Community Awareness
  • Campaigns


Papyrus is a national charity dedicated to suicide prevention in young people. They offer support in various ways:

  • Support – HOPELINEUK
  • Engage with local communities and groups to support and educate them
  • Campaign for social policy change

First Hand

First Hand is for anyone affected by witnessing a suicide, when they did not know the person who has died. This may be because you happened to be at a particular location, or because your job involves responding to these incidents.

Zero Suicide Alliance

The Zero Suicide Alliance (ZSA) is a collaboration of National Health Service trusts, charities, businesses and individuals who are all committed to suicide prevention in the UK and beyond. We are an alliance of people and organisations coming together around one basic principle: Suicide is preventable . They offer 

  • Training
  • Resources.

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.

In addition to the resources, the app includes a safety plan, customisable reasons for living, and a life box where you can store photos that are important to you.

Calm Harm App

Worried about self-harm? Calm Harm is a free app that helps you manage or resist the urge to self-harm.

SHOUT 85258

Crisis text service for Mental Health. You can text any time, day or night. Your messages are confidential and anonymous. It is free to text Shout 85258 from all major mobile networks in the UK.