Available help, speak with someone today

Suicidal thoughts can be a sign that things are not right, and they can be very frightening and confusing.

If you’ve reached that moment and feel on the edge, call one of the available helplines below and talk about it. They will help you get through that frightening moment and make more sense of your current situation.

Remember this is a moment in time and the strength of those feelings will pass.

You’re not going through this alone, help is available. Reach out for support and you will start to see your situation in a more positive light.

– Samaritans: call 116 123 or email jo@samaritans.org

– SHOUT: text on 85258

– National Suicide Prevention Helpline UK: call 0800 689 5652

– Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM): call 0800 58 58 58

For other support about perimenopausal and menopausal health, you could try the balance app where you can read a library of expert articles, track your symptoms and talk within a like-minded community.

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