In an emergency - ring 999 for emergency services or call 116123 for Samaritans
Don’t be afraid to ask someone directly if they are thinking of taking their own life. Research has emphasised that asking the question and listening with compassion is helpful. It does not imply encouragement.
For help and support on suicide prevention in your area see these resources and downloads.
Public Health England (PHE), Business in the Community and Samaritans have joined forces to produce toolkits for employers:
Samaritans Managing Suicidal Contacts is a one day training course delivered to rail staff as part of their partnership with Network Rail.
MIND’s Blue Light Programme provides mental health support for emergency services staff and volunteers from ambulance, fire, police and search and rescue services across England and Wales.