Men on the edge of crisis

Need support or know someone at the edge of crisis?

Prevention and Positive Activities programme (PPA)

Our Prevention and Positive Activities programme (PPA) supports men who have experienced suicidal thoughts and are at the edge of crisis.  Working across Norfolk, our skilled and supportive team help men overcome the barriers that may prevent them opening up and talking to others.  Men who attend the PPA programme are not only supported in their mental wellbeing, but also with the practical concerns which may have precipitated their crisis, such as housing, money, or relationship difficulties.

Over 350 men have been referred to our PPA service in the past year by local health and social work professionals.  To make a referral, please use our Online Referral Form.

If you would like to contact a member of our team, please email us.


We offer:

  • Support for men who are thinking about suicide
  • Safety and support plans
  • A trusting and safe environment to talk
  • Positive activities to engage with
  • Signposting to support agencies
  • Support at meetings and appointments


If you live in Norfolk or Waveney

First Response: 111 Option 2

Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Team

The Crisis Team offers short term, intensive support, as an alternative to hospital admission, to service users experiencing a mental health crisis.

  • Telephone 01603 421239
  • City Team Mobile: 07769687775
  • County Team Mobile: 07341780581

If you need urgent support and the Stay Alive App click here.

Try this Safety Diary Plan which can be helpful.


Need to talk to someone urgently? Many local and national advice lines are dedicated to supporting men.


(Norfolk Community Advice Network) For men requiring support and to make a referral via the NCAN system or directly via email at
Or please contact our central number 07514 254200