Linda shares how she first experienced suicidal thoughts, comparing it to a “swarm of locusts”. She felt unable to talk about her thoughts, that lasted months, and this led to shutting herself off.
Read more from Mind about understanding what’s happening to you.
If you don’t know what’s happening and you want to speak to someone you can phone 111 and choose the mental health option.
If you’re experiencing suicidal thoughts or thinking about killing yourself, it’s important to know that you’re not alone. There is practical support and advice available