Help

 

Groups and organisations worldwide offering support and help to people in crisis and/or thinking about taking their own life.

 

AUSTRALIA

 

LIFELINE
A national charity providing all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services. We're committed to empowering Australians to be suicide-safe through connection, compassion and hope. Our vision is for an Australia free of suicide.
W: www.lifeline.org.au
T: 13 11 14

 

CANADA

 

DISTRESS CENTRE OF OTTAWA AND REGION
Working within the continuum of mental health services, the Distress Centre of Ottawa and Region contributes to a healthier and safer community by providing suicide prevention, crisis intervention, psychological stabilization, emotional support, information, referral and education services, without judgement, to individuals in need.
W: www.dcottawa.on.ca

 

SUICIDE ACTION MONTRÉAL
Offering Montrealers who are either witnesses, distressed, worried or bereaved, a range of support services to help them through their problems. Our services also cover the support and formation of crisis workers and organisations iinvolved or touched by suicide.
W: www.suicideactionmontreal.org/en/
T: 1 866 277 3553

 

HONG KONG

 

SAMARITANS
Because we know emotional distress does not discriminate or choose its time, we are always here for our callers, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Because suicide continues to be one of the leading causes of death in Hong Kong, we have to do as much as we can, despite limited resources, to raise emotional health awareness and to encourage people in need to seek emotional support.
W: www.samaritans.org.hk
T: 2896 0000

 

SUICIDE PREVENTION SERVICES
Supporting people who are suicidal, despairing or distressed by means of befriending and other services, supporting them to regain control of their emotions and the will to live on. We also aim at raising general awareness towards suicide and identifying ways in which suicide can be effectively addressed.
W: www.sps.org.hk
T: 2382 0000

 

NEW ZEALAND

 

SAMARITANS

Whatever you're going through, call us any time. Samaritans offer confidential, non-religious and non-judgemental support to anyone who may be feeling depressed, lonely, or even be contemplating suicide. We are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

W: www.samaritans.org.nz
T: 0800 726 666

 

SINGAPORE

 

SAMARITANS

As one of the only 24-hour hotlines in Singapore, we provide round the clock emotional support for those in distress. This service is manned by trained volunteers.
W: www.sos.org.sg
T: 1800-221 4444

 

SRI LANKA

 

SUMITHRAYO
At Sumithrayo we provide Confidential Emotional Support for people who are experiencing, feelings of distress or despair, including those that may lead to suicide.

W: www.sumithrayo.org

T: 011 2692909

 

UNITED KINGDOM

 

CALM

The Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) is leading a movement against male suicide, the single biggest killer of men under 45 in the UK.
W: www.thecalmzone.net

T: 0800 585858

 

CHILDLINE

Childline is here to help anyone under 19 in the UK with any issue they’re going through. You can talk about anything. Whether it’s something big or small, our trained counsellors are here to support you. Childline is free, confidential and available any time, day or night.
W: www.childline.org.uk
T: 0800 1111

 

LIFELINE (N.Ireland)
For anyone in N.Ireland who is in distress or despair. Immediate help on phone 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Face to face counselling can be arranged, also befriending, mentoring. Issues dealt with include suicide prevention, self harm, abuse, trauma, depression, anxiety.
W: www.lifelinehelpline.info
T: 0808 808 8000

 

MIND
We're Mind, the mental health charity. We won't give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets both support and respect. We can help you make choices about treatment, understand your rights or reach out to sources of support.
W: www.mind.org.uk
T: 029 2039 5123
E: supporterrelations@mind.org.uk

 

PAPYRUS

The national charity dedicated to the prevention of young suicide.Our vision is for a society which speaks openly about suicide and has the resources to help young people who may have suicidal thoughts.

W: www.papyrus-uk.org
T: 0800 068 41 41
Text: 0778 620 9697
E: pat@papyrus-uk.org

 

PREMIER LIFELINE
The National Christian Helpline is a confidential telephone helpline offering a listening ear, emotional and spiritual support from a Christian perspective, prayer and signposting. Open 9am to midnight every day of the year.
W: www.premierlifeline.org.uk
T: 0300 111 0101

 

SAMARITANS
Whatever you're going through, a Samaritan will face it with you. We're here 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Call 116 123 for free.
W: www.samaritans.org

T: 116 123

 

THE SILVER LINE

The Silver Line is the only free confidential helpline providing information, friendship and advice to older people, open 24 hours a day, every day of the year.
W: www.thesilverline.org.uk
T: 0800 4 70 80 90

 

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

 

SUICIDE.ORG
Suicide is NEVER the answer, getting help is the answer. If you are suicidal, have attempted suicide, or are a suicide survivor, you will find help, hope, comfort, understanding, support, love, and extensive resources here.
W: www.Suicide.org

 

THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR SUICIDE PREVENTION (IASP)
Dedicated to: preventing suicidal behaviour, alleviating its effects, and providing a forum for academics, mental health professionals, crisis  workers, volunteers and suicide survivors. If you are feeling suicidal or know of someone who needs help, browse HELP on the IASP website to find a crisis center anywhere in the world.
W: www.iasp.info

 

NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION LIFELINE

We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.
W: www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org
T: 1 800 273 8255

 

SAFE HELPLINE

Safe Helpline offers free, anonymous, confidential, and secure support 24/7. For US DoD Military Service members.
W: www.safehelpline.org
T: 877-995-5247

 

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