Pat's Answer

To Pat / 25 May 2019

Topic: Suicidal thoughts

Your Question

How do you cope with suicidal thoughts? thank you so much 🙂

From Pat / 24 July 2019


Hi there, you are very welcome to Ask Pat.

You are asking how to cope with suicidal thoughts?

If you are having suicidal thoughts you would have the right to get help and support around the way you are feeling. We would be very concerned that you are feeling this way.

Every child has the right to be safe and to be heard.

There are organisations available to young people such as pieta house that can be contacted at 1800 247247 which is  a 24 hour helpline or also at, you can also text help to 51444. Pieta offers help, support and advice to people feeling the way you do. Also, childline are here to listen, support and help you to explore the options that are available to you, our phone line is available 24 hours a day on 1800 666 666 and our service is confidential., Also, on our website we have some useful tips in the INFO and ADVICE SECTION.

It may be helpful for you to talk about this further so please feel free to ring us or text us at TALK to 50101.

Take care


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