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What should I do

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What do I do if I want to kill myself


Hello, thank you so much for getting in touch,

First and foremost, we want to extend a warm welcome to you. It takes immense courage to reach out and express such deep feelings, and we’re grateful that you’ve trusted us with your thoughts. Please know that you are not alone, and we are here to listen without judgment.

Feeling like life is too overwhelming or that there’s no way out is incredibly tough, and it’s okay to feel that way. It’s important to acknowledge these feelings and understand that they don’t define your worth or future. You are valuable, and your life matters.

We want you to know that there are people who care about you and want to help. If you ever feel unsafe at home or if you’re in immediate danger, please reach out to the Garda√≠ at 999 or 112. They are there to protect you and ensure your safety.

Additionally, it’s important to reach out to a trusted adult or parent. Sharing your feelings with someone you trust can provide valuable support and guidance. They can help you access the resources and supports you need to overcome these challenges.

There are organisations like Pieta House that specialise in supporting individuals who are struggling with thoughts of self-harm or suicide. You can reach out to Pieta House for confidential support and counselling services. Remember, you don’t have to go through this alone.

Childline is here for you too, and we are dedicated to supporting young people like you. You can contact us anytime, day or night, for confidential support and guidance. Whether you need someone to talk to or help exploring your options, we’re here for you. You can reach Childline at 1800 66 66 66 or through Live Chat at Childline is open 24/7, 365 days of the year.

Remember, there is hope, and things can get better. It might not feel like it right now, but there are brighter days ahead. You deserve to experience happiness, love, and fulfilment. Please reach out to us real soon,



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