Need help?

Cheshire and Merseyside has a number of organisations in place that aim to support the community as a whole.

If you need help or if you are worried about someone else you can find immediate assistance via the following support services. If immediate help is required call NHS 111or 999 in an emergency.

CALM – Campaign Against Living Miserably – a registered charity, which exists to prevent male suicide in the UK.

Phone: 0800 58 58 58

Opening up Cricket – formed in 2014 to promote mental wellbeing and suicide prevention through cricket.


Papyrus – As a national charity, we work towards building a society which speaks openly about suicide and has the resources to help young people who may have suicidal thoughts.

Phone: 0800 068 41 41
Text: 07786 209 697
Website: HOPElineUK

(all confidential)

Samaritans – a national registered charity with local branches. They are available around the clock to help anyone.

Phone: 116 123 (free)

State of Mind – charity that harnesses the power of sport to promote positive mental health among sportsmen and women, fans and wider communities.


If you have been bereaved by suicide contact the following support services:

This service aims to alleviate the distress of those bereaved or affected by suicide.

Phone: 0330 088 9255

Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide exists to meet the needs and break the isolation experienced by those bereaved by suicide.

Phone: 0300 111 5065