Alex's Answer

I keep wanting to die

Your Question

Is it okey for me to keep wanting to die


Hi there, you are very welcome to Ask Alex.
Thank you for contacting us. We understand that it’s not always easy to share how we’re feeling or what’s going on for us, but we also know how important it is to talk about it.
Reaching out to Ask Alex is a huge step forward in seeking help.
We’re sorry to hear that you’re feeling this way. Can you think of reasons for feeling this way? Try to write down how you are feeling, and whether you have good days and bad days. Try to think about what makes you happy and what makes you feel you want to die.
Always remember that you are not alone, and there is always someone to talk to. There are people who want to help and support you through difficult times. Have you spoken to your parents, teachers, or friends about how you are feeling? They may be easier to talk to.
You can always reach out to Childline if you feel you would like to talk through things a little more. You can contact the Childline Team by phone on 1800 66 66 66 or through Live Chatt on You can start a chat by clicking on the Orange Tab on the right-hand side of your screen. Childline services are free and confidential, and are available 24 hours, 7 days a week.
In addition to seeking support from loved ones and helplines, it’s important to consider professional help if these feelings of suicide continue. Remember to prioritise self-care practices and explore healthy outlets for expressing emotions, such as creative activities or physical exercise. For further resources and guidance specific to mental health in Ireland, you can reach out to organizations like Aware or Pieta House.
We hope that some of the above information is of use to you. Please keep reaching out and know that there are supports out there that can help you.
Take care of yourself, and know you are never alone, and we have somebody ready to talk with you whenever you are ready  to talk or chat with us,

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