SUICIDE and SUICIDAL FEELINGS SUPPORT
Looking for Suicide and Suicidal Feelings support services? the lowdown are here to help! We provide free counselling and advice to young people aged 12-25yrs across Northampton.
Suicide is when you choose to end your own life. Feelings of despair, distress or loss of hope can lead you to have suicidal thoughts or feelings.
Suicidal feelings often emerge as a result of depression and reaching a point where you can see no other way to cope. It can feel at the time as if you have no other choice, but don’t give up hope as there is always a solution even though you may need help to find it. It’s very difficult to look at a situation clearly when you are depressed and suicidal, but there is plenty of help available which can help you to work through these difficulties and we are here to help you find another way out of the situation you are in.
Suicide and suicidal feelings can also affect you if someone you know has or has attempted to take their own life. It can lead to many feelings of confusion, loss, guilt, bereavement, anger and unanswered questions and again if you find yourself in this position, we are here listen and to help you.
You’re not alone
Whatever it is you are going through, you don’t have to do it alone. We are here for you, and there are also many other organisations offering 24 hour helplines and internet support. No matter how overwhelmed you feel or whatever it is you are struggling with, there are people who will understand and can help you without judging you.
We can help
We helped 92 people like you deal with SUICIDE and SUICIDAL FEELINGS last year. Whether you’d like to discuss your own situation or that of someone you care about, we are here to listen and help. Talking to someone else and understanding your options can really help you to figure out what to do.
Get in touch if you’re worried about suicide or suicidal feelings
Drop in, make an appointment or call us on 01604 622223 for free, confidential and non-judgmental counselling and support.
We know it can feel like a big step to take, but we’re here for you.
This video was made by Media Students from the University of Northampton to raise awareness of issues facing young people & how support from the lowdown can help.