What is suicide?
These thoughts are not uncommon but if you feel overwhelmed by this it can be more serious and you have a right to seek help.
Often people have thoughts of ending their life. Suicidal thoughts can be the feeling that you can no longer cope with your life. You may feel that the only way out is to end your life. These thoughts are not uncommon but if you feel overwhelmed by this it can be more serious and you have a right to seek help. We believe that everyone has a right to a life where they feel positive and supported.
There are many reasons why people may feel suicidal. Everyone is different. There are many feelings that one may experience such us sadness, depression, loneliness, heartache, bleakness, and helplessness. If you have known someone who carried out suicide this may also have an impact on how you feel about suicide.
Childline is always here for you if you want to talk. You can ring us or go on our website. The phone line is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and the number is 1800 666 666.You can talk to us by text by contacting our Teentxt service and this is open 10am-4am daily, all you have to do is text the word ‘Talk’ to 50101. Alternatively you can chat to us live on the One to One facility on our website.
If you would like to find out more about suicide and the supports available you may find the websites below helpful.