Maytree suicide sanctuary is a unique respite centre based in London. At the sanctuary, they have four rooms that you can stay in for free if you’re feeling suicidal. The volunteers at the centre are available 24 hours a day to speak to during your stay. Read more about this investigation’s trip to the unique respite centre, a place which says it’s saved approximately 1000 lives, here.
Places like this that are confidential, calm and non-medical, I think are vital in preventing suicide”
If you feel you may want to stay at Maytree, you can contact them via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org or call their helpline on: 020 7263 7070.
Below you can watch an exclusive video from Maytree suicide sanctuary, where this investigation spoke to the director Natalie Howarth and volunteer Steven Altman, who told his remarkable suicide story. Watch in full screen for the best viewing.
Explore more from The Forgotten Survivors –
Read – The shortened version of the article online.
Audio – From suicide survivor Jonny Benjamin.
Survey – See the results of this investigation’s exclusive survey.
Interactive content – Including a timeline, infographic and galleries.
Help – If you need support, you can can any of these organisations for help.