Having Suicidal thoughts?
It is not uncommon to feel this way.
Lots of people have suicidal thoughts and have worked through them.
It can feel much worse if you are alone. YOU DONT NEED TO BE.
There are people who are willing, able and available to help you.
ASKING FOR HELP
Thoughts of ending your life can be overwhelming and very frightening. It can be very difficult to know what to do and how to cope, but help is available. Although it can be hard, it’s very important to contact a health practitioner or support organisation.
IF YOUR REQUEST FOR HELP ISN’T HEARD, ASK AGAIN. YOU MAY NEED TO FIND SOMEONE TO ASSIST YOU TO GET HELP.
WHO TO ASK FOR HELP???
- Members of your family, whanau, friends and support network
- Your doctor, local medical centre staff or Primary Health Organisation
- Your local, mental health team, crisis response team or Maori Mental Health team. For their numbers:
1 - Ask your doctor or local medical team
2 - See listings under Hospitals &Other Health Service Providers in the green pages of your local phone book.