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Support for people impacted by suicide

This information is for anyone who has been impacted by suicide, living in and around Leeds.

These links were selected by the Leeds Mind Suicide Prevention Volunteers and the Leeds Mind Suicide Bereavement Services. There are many other sources of support available to you.

For a directory of support in West Yorkshire, please visit the West Yorkshire Suicide Prevention website.


“Everyone’s grief is unique, but you do not have to tackle the journey by yourself. We have compiled some of the key information we found the most helpful, or wished we had known.”

Support for you


Leeds Mind Suicide Bereavement Services

Compassionate support for people bereaved or affected by suicide. Delivered by staff who understand because they’ve been there. Open to anyone living in West Yorkshire.

West Yorkshire 24 hour mental health helpline

The West Yorkshire helpline provides confidential support, advice and information for anyone over 18 who is concerned about their mental health, or is worried about a family member or someone they care for. Call 0800 183 0558


Survivors Of Bereavement by Suicide. Peer-led support to adults impacted by suicide. Helpine: 0300 111 5065


Whatever you’re going through, a Samaritan will face it with you. We’re here 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Call 116 123

SHOUT – text support

24/7 text service for anyone in crisis. Get free, confidential mental health support anytime, anywhere. Text ‘SHOUT’ to 85258.

Winston’s Wish

Helps children, teenagers and young adults find their feet when their worlds are turned upside down by grief. Call 08088 020 021

Grief Encounter

Support for bereaved children and young people. Grief talk helpine: 0808 802 0111

Support around what happens next 


Support After Suicide – journey days

A timeline tool of what you may experience

Help is at Hand

A resource for people bereaved through suicide or other unexplained death, and for those helping them.

Tell Us Once

Tell Us Once is a service that lets you report a death to most government organisations in one go.

The Inquest Handbook

A free and trusted guide for bereaved families & friends affected by a sudden death that involves an inquest.

If you’re interested in learning more about any of our services, or if you have any questions, please get in touch.

0113 305 5800