Useful links

Below is a list of useful links for organisations supporting people who are experiencing mental health difficulties or have been bereaved by suicide.

I am finding new sources all the time as I research, so the list will be added to as I write on other subjects.

United Kingdom

Cruse Bereavement Care – support, advice and information for bereaved people.

Mind – advice and support for anyone experiencing a mental health problem.

National Suicide Prevention Alliance – an alliance of public, private and voluntary organisations committed to suicide prevention.

Papyrus – a charity working to prevent suicide amongst young people.

Samaritans – 24 hour confidential support over the phone, in person, via email or Freepost for anyone having mental health difficulties.

Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide (SOBS) – providing advice and support for people bereaved by suicide.

Republic of Ireland

Mental Health Ireland – promoting mental health and wellbeing to individuals and communities throughout the Republic of Ireland.

United States of America

Mental Health America – a leader in mental health support, recovery and advocacy in the U.S.A.


SANE Australia – national mental health advice and support charity for Australia.