Suicide is the act of intentionally ending your life. If you're reading this because you have, or have had, thoughts about taking your own life, or you are concerned for someone else, it's important you ask someone for help. The NHS Inform page on suicide provides detailed and helpful information.

If you are concerned for an individual’s immediate safety, do not leave the individual alone and call 999 immediately.

What support is available in Fife?

Each year we participate in the Suicide Prevention Awareness Week to raise awareness locally in Fife. This year's campaign takes place from 4th-10th September and will focus on the theme of Time Space Compassion.

Read more about the 2023 campaign

We have created a series of short videos to help you understand some of the complexities around suicide: