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Suicide Crisis Support for Men: James' Place

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James' Place offers men who are experiencing a suicidal crisis a free, brief, intensive, therapeutic intervention in a homely environment. The 1:1 talking therapy is with a trained James' Place suicide prevention therapist and normally lasts 6-8 weeks.

Eligibility Criteria


  • men (and people who identify as men) aged 18+ and living in London
  • men experiencing a suicidal crisis
  • men willing and able to engage in talking therapy  
  • registered with a GP, or eligible for registration
  • men with access to stable accommodation for the period of the intervention
  • if James' Place was not here, a man who you might consider sending to A&E or the Home Treatment Team, but who does not need a medical intervention or a psychiatric assessment.


  • men currently getting support from secondary mental health services, or who would be eligible for that support
  • men who are street homeless
  • men with complex drug or alcohol problems
  • men with a severe and enduring mental health condition
  • men who need a medical intervention (i.e. if they have just taken an overdose, just self-harmed and require immediate medical attention, or require an immediate psychiatric assessment).

How to Refer

To refer a patient to James’ Place, please complete the online referral form and include as much information as possible.

Service Feedback

Robyn Hart, London Centre Manager

london@jamesplace.org.uk 020 3488 8404


Review date: Tuesday, 13 May 2025