"Creating hope through action” - World Suicide Prevention Day 10 September

the image shows an early morning sky and the text reads: World Suicide Prevention Day 10 September.

Content warning: suicide.

World Suicide Prevention Day was started in 2003 through a collaboration between the International Association for Suicide Prevention and the World Health Organization (WHO). “Creating hope through action” is the theme of the day this year, and is a reminder that through action there is an alternative to suicide.

On The Hoot we found out more about Samaritans, what they do and how they can help us. But there are lots of organisations and services offering mental health support, information and help when we need it. Here are links to some of them:

NHS
World Health Organization
Mind
Saneline
Action for Happiness (including an inspiring monthly calendar)