Buildings in Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon are lighting up orange again tonight (Saturday), ahead of World Suicide Prevention Day.
The ABC council is supporting the special awareness day on Sunday, September 10, by illuminating Armagh Gaol, Banbridge Old Town Hall and Craigavon Civic Building over this weekend.
Every year, more than 274 people die by suicide and many more are affected by suicidal thoughts.
Northern Ireland has the UK’s highest suicide rate, with latest figures reporting that six people per week here take their own lives.
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And if you need to talk to someone, there are always people and agencies there to help.
The following can all be contacted:
0808 808 8000
Deaf and hard of hearing – Textphone users can call Lifeline on 18001 0808 808 8000
Freephone 116 123
Social services out of hours duty social worker
028 9504 9999
Southern out of hours GP
028 3839 9201
After 6pm and all day Saturday, Sunday and bank holidays
Action Mental Health (MensSana)
028 3839 2314
PIPS Newry and Mourne
028 3026 6195
PIPS Upper Bann
028 3831 0151
Niamh Louise Foundation
028 8775 3327
Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Programme
028 3833 1485
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