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Here are the resources we found for World Suicide Prevention Day for young people:

Video

Hannah Dains – Don’t Kill Yourself Today

Hannah Dains presents an emotional spoken word poem about why you shouldn’t kill yourself today. There are a million reasons to be alive and she lists just some of them. This poem was created in order to give hope to young people who may be going through a rough patch. If you are feeling down, depressed or like there is nothing to live for, listen to her poem and realise there is so much to live for.

Suicide: How My Failed Attempts Became My Biggest Success – Shraddha Shankar

Shraddha Shankar is an undergraduate student who has suffered from mental illness for the majority of her life and has survived 13 suicide attempts over the course of her adolescence. In a powerful talk at TEDxUIUC, she shares her story with the public for the first time, where she shares the struggles she faced growing up with a severe mental disorder and her secret to finally finding recovery.

Why Do People Take Their Own Lives?

Childline talk to Jonny Benjamin MBE about what you can do if you are experiencing suicidal thoughts and feelings. It is a sad fact that 3 in 4 suicides are male, and Jonny thinks this is due to men being told to man up and this means they can talk and share their emotions. This video also covers; self harm, talking about your feelings, and opening up about your mental health.

Teen Suicide Prevention

In this video created by Mayo Clinic, teens describe common signs that a teen is considering suicide and provide encouragement for communicating directly and immediately for support and safety. It also Includes suggestions for what to say to a teen who may be at risk for suicide and ways to keep them safe. Things can get better.

Organisation

Charlie Waller Memorial Trust

(Featured resource)Depression can be treated – talking about it is the first step. Teachers, doctors, employers, university staff are all reached by the Charlie Waller Memorial Trust as they are people who can spot when someone might be in trouble. The training provided by the Charlie Waller Memorial Trust gives them the confidence to open a conversation and give vital first-line support. They also talk to young people and their families and give them to tools they need to stay mentally well.

Young Minds

(Featured resource)Young Minds is a leading UK charity focusing on mental health and wellbeing in young people. They provide comprehensive help and advice on a variety of topics including what mental health is, feelings and symptoms, conditions, how to look after yourself and so much more.

Papyrus UK

Papyrus UK is a national charity for the prevention of young suicide. Papyrus UK believe that with appropriate support and education, many young suicides can be prevented. They deliver awareness and prevention training, provide confidential support and suicide intervention through HOPELineUK, campaign and influence national policy, and empower young people to lead suicide prevention activities in their own communities.

Rethink Mental Illness

Rethink Mental Illness is a charity that believes a better life is possible for the millions of people affected by mental illness. They offer a variety of services including; support groups, carer support, crisis intervention, nursing and residential care, advice and helplines, community support, employment and training, personalisation, mental health training, advocacy, help with criminal justice and house, and talking treatments.

World Suicide Prevention Day 2018

(Featured resource)The homepage for World Suicide Prevention Day 2018 from the International Association for Suicide Prevention. Information, guidance and links for a really important campaign and awareness day on September 10th.

The ’13 Reasons Why’ Toolkit

’13 Reasons Why’, is a hit Netflix show that focusses on the fictional suicide of a teenage girl in an American High School, and the causes and circumstances that surrounded that, including bullying and sexual violence. For Series Two of the show, Netflix commissioned a toolkit of resources and advice for parents, educators and young people.

Suicide Prevention: How to Help Someone who is Suicidal

A suicidal person may not ask for help, but that doesn’t mean that help isn’t wanted. People who take their lives don’t want to die—they just want to stop hurting. Suicide prevention starts with recognizing the warning signs and taking them seriously. If you think a friend or family member is considering suicide, you might be afraid to bring up the subject. But talking openly about suicidal thoughts and feelings can save a life.

Coping with Suicidal Thoughts and Feelings

This page on the childline website focusses on the issue of suicidal thoughts and aims to provide a combination of tips and information to those that are in need and suffering with this issue.

I feel suicidal

Your life is precious, however you may not see it at this time. The tools in this message from Zumos will help to take the weight from your mind and the information contained will show you how to move ahead to a brilliant future. There are a lot of people that would like to support you right now.

Audio

“Take a Minute, Change a Life” – a podcast for World Suicide Prevention Day

(Featured resource)In this HeadStart podcast, our panel, which includes young people and national expert Dr. Pooky Knightsmith, discuss a range of issues related to how adults and organisations can support young people who are experiencing suicidal thoughts or at risk of doing so.

Download

The ’13 Reasons Why’ Toolkit

’13 Reasons Why’, is a hit Netflix show that focusses on the fictional suicide of a teenage girl in an American High School, and the causes and circumstances that surrounded that, including bullying and sexual violence. For Series Two of the show, Netflix commissioned a toolkit of resources and advice for parents, educators and young people.

Hannah Dains – Don’t Kill Yourself Today

Hannah Dains presents an emotional spoken word poem about why you shouldn’t kill yourself today. There are a million reasons to be alive and she lists just some of them. This poem was created in order to give hope to young people who may be going through a rough patch. If you are feeling down, depressed or like there is nothing to live for, listen to her poem and realise there is so much to live for.

Suicide: How My Failed Attempts Became My Biggest Success – Shraddha Shankar

Shraddha Shankar is an undergraduate student who has suffered from mental illness for the majority of her life and has survived 13 suicide attempts over the course of her adolescence. In a powerful talk at TEDxUIUC, she shares her story with the public for the first time, where she shares the struggles she faced growing up with a severe mental disorder and her secret to finally finding recovery.

Why Do People Take Their Own Lives?

Childline talk to Jonny Benjamin MBE about what you can do if you are experiencing suicidal thoughts and feelings. It is a sad fact that 3 in 4 suicides are male, and Jonny thinks this is due to men being told to man up and this means they can talk and share their emotions. This video also covers; self harm, talking about your feelings, and opening up about your mental health.

Organisation View all organisations

Charlie Waller Memorial Trust

(Featured resource)Depression can be treated – talking about it is the first step. Teachers, doctors, employers, university staff are all reached by the Charlie Waller Memorial Trust as they are people who can spot when someone might be in trouble. The training provided by the Charlie Waller Memorial Trust gives them the confidence to open a conversation and give vital first-line support. They also talk to young people and their families and give them to tools they need to stay mentally well.

Young Minds

(Featured resource)Young Minds is a leading UK charity focusing on mental health and wellbeing in young people. They provide comprehensive help and advice on a variety of topics including what mental health is, feelings and symptoms, conditions, how to look after yourself and so much more.

Papyrus UK

Papyrus UK is a national charity for the prevention of young suicide. Papyrus UK believe that with appropriate support and education, many young suicides can be prevented. They deliver awareness and prevention training, provide confidential support and suicide intervention through HOPELineUK, campaign and influence national policy, and empower young people to lead suicide prevention activities in their own communities.

World Suicide Prevention Day 2018

(Featured resource)The homepage for World Suicide Prevention Day 2018 from the International Association for Suicide Prevention. Information, guidance and links for a really important campaign and awareness day on September 10th.

The ’13 Reasons Why’ Toolkit

’13 Reasons Why’, is a hit Netflix show that focusses on the fictional suicide of a teenage girl in an American High School, and the causes and circumstances that surrounded that, including bullying and sexual violence. For Series Two of the show, Netflix commissioned a toolkit of resources and advice for parents, educators and young people.

Suicide Prevention: How to Help Someone who is Suicidal

A suicidal person may not ask for help, but that doesn’t mean that help isn’t wanted. People who take their lives don’t want to die—they just want to stop hurting. Suicide prevention starts with recognizing the warning signs and taking them seriously. If you think a friend or family member is considering suicide, you might be afraid to bring up the subject. But talking openly about suicidal thoughts and feelings can save a life.

I feel suicidal

Your life is precious, however you may not see it at this time. The tools in this message from Zumos will help to take the weight from your mind and the information contained will show you how to move ahead to a brilliant future. There are a lot of people that would like to support you right now.

Audio

“Take a Minute, Change a Life” – a podcast for World Suicide Prevention Day

(Featured resource)In this HeadStart podcast, our panel, which includes young people and national expert Dr. Pooky Knightsmith, discuss a range of issues related to how adults and organisations can support young people who are experiencing suicidal thoughts or at risk of doing so.

Download

The ’13 Reasons Why’ Toolkit

’13 Reasons Why’, is a hit Netflix show that focusses on the fictional suicide of a teenage girl in an American High School, and the causes and circumstances that surrounded that, including bullying and sexual violence. For Series Two of the show, Netflix commissioned a toolkit of resources and advice for parents, educators and young people.

Hannah Dains – Don’t Kill Yourself Today

Hannah Dains presents an emotional spoken word poem about why you shouldn’t kill yourself today. There are a million reasons to be alive and she lists just some of them. This poem was created in order to give hope to young people who may be going through a rough patch. If you are feeling down, depressed or like there is nothing to live for, listen to her poem and realise there is so much to live for.

Suicide: How My Failed Attempts Became My Biggest Success – Shraddha Shankar

Shraddha Shankar is an undergraduate student who has suffered from mental illness for the majority of her life and has survived 13 suicide attempts over the course of her adolescence. In a powerful talk at TEDxUIUC, she shares her story with the public for the first time, where she shares the struggles she faced growing up with a severe mental disorder and her secret to finally finding recovery.

Why Do People Take Their Own Lives?

Childline talk to Jonny Benjamin MBE about what you can do if you are experiencing suicidal thoughts and feelings. It is a sad fact that 3 in 4 suicides are male, and Jonny thinks this is due to men being told to man up and this means they can talk and share their emotions. This video also covers; self harm, talking about your feelings, and opening up about your mental health.

I feel suicidal

Your life is precious, however you may not see it at this time. The tools in this message from Zumos will help to take the weight from your mind and the information contained will show you how to move ahead to a brilliant future. There are a lot of people that would like to support you right now.

Organisation View all organisations

Charlie Waller Memorial Trust

(Featured resource)Depression can be treated – talking about it is the first step. Teachers, doctors, employers, university staff are all reached by the Charlie Waller Memorial Trust as they are people who can spot when someone might be in trouble. The training provided by the Charlie Waller Memorial Trust gives them the confidence to open a conversation and give vital first-line support. They also talk to young people and their families and give them to tools they need to stay mentally well.

Young Minds

(Featured resource)Young Minds is a leading UK charity focusing on mental health and wellbeing in young people. They provide comprehensive help and advice on a variety of topics including what mental health is, feelings and symptoms, conditions, how to look after yourself and so much more.

Papyrus UK

Papyrus UK is a national charity for the prevention of young suicide. Papyrus UK believe that with appropriate support and education, many young suicides can be prevented. They deliver awareness and prevention training, provide confidential support and suicide intervention through HOPELineUK, campaign and influence national policy, and empower young people to lead suicide prevention activities in their own communities.

Audio

“Take a Minute, Change a Life” – a podcast for World Suicide Prevention Day

(Featured resource)In this HeadStart podcast, our panel, which includes young people and national expert Dr. Pooky Knightsmith, discuss a range of issues related to how adults and organisations can support young people who are experiencing suicidal thoughts or at risk of doing so.

World Suicide Prevention Day 2018

(Featured resource)The homepage for World Suicide Prevention Day 2018 from the International Association for Suicide Prevention. Information, guidance and links for a really important campaign and awareness day on September 10th.

The ’13 Reasons Why’ Toolkit

’13 Reasons Why’, is a hit Netflix show that focusses on the fictional suicide of a teenage girl in an American High School, and the causes and circumstances that surrounded that, including bullying and sexual violence. For Series Two of the show, Netflix commissioned a toolkit of resources and advice for parents, educators and young people.

Suicide Prevention: How to Help Someone who is Suicidal

A suicidal person may not ask for help, but that doesn’t mean that help isn’t wanted. People who take their lives don’t want to die—they just want to stop hurting. Suicide prevention starts with recognizing the warning signs and taking them seriously. If you think a friend or family member is considering suicide, you might be afraid to bring up the subject. But talking openly about suicidal thoughts and feelings can save a life.

Download

The ’13 Reasons Why’ Toolkit

’13 Reasons Why’, is a hit Netflix show that focusses on the fictional suicide of a teenage girl in an American High School, and the causes and circumstances that surrounded that, including bullying and sexual violence. For Series Two of the show, Netflix commissioned a toolkit of resources and advice for parents, educators and young people.