This information is for anyone who has been impacted by suicide, living in and around Leeds.
Support for people impacted by suicide
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. https://www.leedsmind.org.uk/suicide-bereavement-services-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 https://uksobs.org/
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.
Helps children, teenagers and young adults find their feet when their worlds are turned upside down by grief. Call 08088 020 021 https://www.winstonswish.org/
Support for bereaved children and young people. Grief talk helpine: 0808 802 0111 https://www.griefencounter.org.uk/
Support around what happens next
Support After Suicide – journey days
A timeline tool of what you may experience https://supportaftersuicide.org.uk/journey-days/
Help is at Hand
A resource for people bereaved through suicide or other unexplained death, and for those helping them. https://supportaftersuicide.org.uk/resource/help-is-at-hand/
Tell Us Once
Tell Us Once is a service that lets you report a death to most government organisations in one go. https://www.gov.uk/after-a-death/organisations-you-need-to-contact-and-tell-us-once
The Inquest Handbook
A free and trusted guide for bereaved families & friends affected by a sudden death that involves an inquest. https://www.inquest.org.uk/useful-resources
If you’re interested in learning more about any of our services, or if you have any questions, please get in touch.