NCL Suicide Prevention and Bereavement Support Service

The NCL Suicide Prevention and Bereavement Service is a new local service for people aged 18 and over, experiencing suicidal feelings and thoughts or are affected in any way by suicide.

The service has been initiated to ensure that people can access additional support during the COVID-19 pandemic. They offer a safe, supportive, non-judgmental and informative space to discuss matters related to suicide.

This service is being delivered by Rethink Mental Illness and will be providing support via:

  • a freephone number: 08088 02 00 80 (calls to this helpline are free from landlines and mobile phones within the UK and do not appear on itemised bills)
  • by text message on: 07860 058 793 (text messages are charged at usual network rate and texts will be responded to during helpline opening hours)
  • webchat, which can be accessed during service opening hours by visiting:
  • Facebook:

For further details, please email: