I Need Help Now
Help for you or someone important to you right now
COVID-19 is causing a lot of worry and uncertainty for people. It’s all right to feel anxious, angry, scared or sad right now. This is a normal reaction and many people will be feeling these things. If you are having thoughts of suicide, you are not alone. You won’t always feel like this.
Need to talk? Free call or text 1737 to chat with a trained counsellor. It’s confidential and they are available at any time.
People from all backgrounds, with different experiences, can feel suicidal. Lots of people go through this and at the moment, things might feel especially difficult for some of us.
Having suicidal thoughts can be overwhelming and sometimes terrifying. It can be really hard to know what to do and how to cope.
As hard as it is, reaching out and talking about how you feel or what you’re thinking with a trusted friend, whānau or family member can really make a difference. It’s not a sign of weakness to ask for help, it’s the bravest thing you can do.
There are lots of ways you can find support to get through this:
People who have lived through suicidal thoughts and experiences have found the following ideas have given them hope and helped them recover from suicidal feelings: