Are You Experiencing an Emergency or Crisis Situation or Feeling Suicidal?

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In crisis situations, including those in which you are feeling suicidal or homicidal, please short-circuit the process of evaluating alternatives for counselling or therapy and go straight to a service designed for emergency support. recommends seeking immediate face-to-face support via your physician as the top priority if you are in crisis or are feeling suicidal or homicidal. If that is not immediately available to you within a few hours, or you feel unable or unwilling to contact your physician face-to-face, we recommend contacting an organisation such as The Samaritans or Befrienders Worldwide.

The Samaritans in particular offer a 24-hour service and can be contacted through their website, via their free telephone number 116 123, and by email:

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