If you are having thoughts of ending your life, it’s important you seek support. Contact one of the helplines below, or read our advice on looking after yourself.
If you’re at risk of immediate harm or danger, call 999 or visit A&E.
Everyone feels low from time to time, but if it’s affecting how you feel about being alive you should make sure you speak to someone. You can contact one of the below services:
You can also find tactics to help you cope with difficult thoughts and keep yourself safe.
It also might help to understand more about what you’re going through. Read more about suicidal feelings and support at Mind.
Remember that parenting is different for everyone, and it’s not always easy. It’s important to look after yourself. If you’re in crisis, please call 999 or one of the helplines listed above.
Our parenting coaches are here to help with the day-to-day issues of parenting and how to support the wellbeing of your family in the longer-term. Our opening times are:
Visit our chat page to start a conversation. If our coaches aren’t online, you can leave us a message and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.
You don’t have to share your details with us – there are lots of reasons why you might want to remain anonymous, which we will respect. All calls are confidential, and we will always seek your agreement before we share any of your details with other organisations. The only time we will share information without your consent is if we think there is a life-threatening situation, or if you or someone else might be at risk of significant harm. On these occasions we may need to contact the Police, Ambulance Service or Children’s Social Care.
We keep your chat data for up to seven years, and share anonymised data with the commissioners of this service. By using Parent Talk, you understand and give your explict consent to this.
Your email address will not be used for any reason beyond giving you parenting information, support and advice.