Resources

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United States

Suicide prevention

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:

Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255); En español 1-888-628-9454
Use Lifeline Chat on the web
The Lifeline is a free, confidential crisis service that is available to everyone 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The Lifeline connects people to the nearest crisis center in the Lifeline national network. These centers provide crisis counseling and mental health referrals.

Crisis Text Line

The Crisis Text hotline is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week throughout the USA, UK, CA, and Ireland. The Crisis Text Line serves anyone, in any type of crisis, connecting them with a crisis counselor who can provide support and information.

USA: text HOME to 741741

Abuse and domestic violence

National Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-799-7233

Gay Men’s Domestic Violence Project: 800-832-1901

STAND! For Families Free of Violence crisis line: 888-215-5555

Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline: 800-422-4453

Darkness to Light Child Sexual Abuse National Helpline: 866-367-5444

Stop it Now! Prevent child sexual abuse helpline: 888-PREVENT

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children Hotline: 800-843-5678

RAINN National Sexual Assault Hotline: 800-656- 4673

Addiction

SAMHSA’s National Helpline (substance abuse and mental health): 800-662-HELP (800-662-4357)

Partnership to End Addiction: 855-378-4373 or text CONNECT to 55753 to get one-on-one help to address your child’s substance use

Bullying/Teens

Crisis Support Services national helpline: 800-273-8255

Teen Line for youth in need of support: 800-852-8336 or text TEEN to 839863

Boys Town crisis hotline for girls and boys: 800-448-3000 or text VOICE to 20121

Thursday’s Child National Helpline for teens and young adults: 800-USA-KIDS (800-872-5437)

National Runaway Safeline for runaway and homeless youth, teens in crisis, and concerned family/friends: 800-RUNAWAY (800-786-2929)

Eating disorders

National Eating Disorders Association Helpline: 800-931-2237 (talk or text)

National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD) eating disorders helpline: 888-375-7767

More-Love.org Empowering parents to raise kids that are free from body hate and eating disorders

Mental health

Trauma Therapist Network – Current clinician directory hosted by the Trauma Therapist Network

ISTSS Public Directory – Find a clinician – International Study of Traumatic Stress Studies 

National Alliance on Mental Illness

Crisis Support Services national helpline: 800-273-8255

Disaster Distress Helpline:

Call or text 1-800-985-5990
The disaster distress helpline provides immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster. The helpline is free, multilingual, confidential, and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Break the Cycle 7 steps-improvement lessons to protect your family

Anxiety and Depression Association of America

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance

Mental Health America

National Institute of Mental Health

Mental Health First Aid

S.A.F.E. Alternatives (Self-Abuse Finally Ends) self-harm helpline: 800-DONT CUT (800-366-8288)

LGBTQ+

LGBT National Hotline: 888-843-4564, 800-246-7743 (Youth Talkline), or 888-234-7243 (Senior Hotline)

Trevor Lifeline for LGBTQ youth: 866-488-7386 or text START to 678-678

TransLifeline: 877-565-8860

Gay Men’s Domestic Violence Project: 800-832-1901

Parenting

National Parent Helpline: 855-427-2736

Crying Baby Hotline: 866-243-2229

Fussy Baby Warmline: 888-431-BABY (888-431-2229)

Therapy

Psychology Today A directory of therapists as well as a collection of articles on all things mental health

Self-therapy Journey An online tool for transforming your psychological issues and enhancing your self-confidence and well-being.

Grow Therapy World Free mental health and wellbeing online trainings

New Beginnings Family Counseling Articles and downloadable worksheets

Mental Health Match  Find a licensed therapist that is best suited for your needs

Australia

Suicide Prevention

Lifeline: 13 11 14

Suicide Call Back Service: 1300 659 467

Kids Helpline for young people aged 5-25: 1800 55 1800

BeyondBlue mental health support: 1300 22 4636

Abuse and Domestic Violence

1800RESPECT domestic violence and abuse helpline: 1800 737 732

MensLine Australia for male relationship issues, including family violence: 1300 78 99 78

Men’s Referral Service advice for men worried about their behavior: 1300 766 491

Living Well directory of Australia-wide sexual assault services

Kids Helpline for young people aged 5-25: 1800 55 1800

CAPS for a list of state child abuse hotlines

Elder Abuse Prevention Unit helpline: 1300 651 192

Relationships Australia: 1300 364 277

Addiction

National Alcohol and Other Drug hotline: 1800 250 015

Family Drug Support Australia Support Line for families dealing with drugs and alcohol: 1300 368 186

24-hour Alcohol and Drug Information Services (ADIS) in your state

Quitline for help to stop smoking: 13 7848

Sane Helpline for those with addiction and mental health issues: 1800 187 263

Bullying/Teens

Kids Helpline for young people aged 5-25: 1800 55 1800

Headspace national youth mental health service: 1800 650 890

Beyond Blue for young people: 1300 22 4636

QLife LGBTQ+ support helpline: 1800 184 527

Eating Disorders

Butterfly National Helpline for people with eating disorders and their carers: 1800 33 4673

Grief and Loss

GriefLine counselling and support services: 1300 845 745

LGBTQ+

QLife LGBTQ+ support helpline: 1800 184 527

Headspace national youth mental health service: 1800 650 890

Mental Health

healthdirect 24-hour health advice: 1800 022 222

Sane Australia counselling support for mental health issues: 1800 187 263

MensLine Australia for male mental health issues: 1300 78 99 78

Kids Helpline for young people aged 5-25: 1800 55 1800

Beyond Blue for young people: 1300 22 4636

Mind mental health support: 1300 286 463

Parenting

Parentline (QLD and NT): 1300 30 1300 or find a parentline in another state or territory

Parents Beyond Breakup helpline for those dealing with breakups: 1300 853 437

Relationships Australia: 1300 364 277

Family Relationship Advice Line: 1800 050 321

Tressilion parents help line for parents of infants and toddlers: 1300 272 736

New Zealand

Suicide Prevention

Lifeline 24/7 Helpline: 0800 543 354

Suicide Crisis Helpline: 0508 828 865 (0508 TAUTOKO)

Samaritans: 0800 726 666

Youthline: 0800 376 633 or text 234

Abuse and Domestic Violence

Are You OK family violence helpline: 0800 456 450

Shine domestic abuse helpline: 0508 744 633

Women’s Refuge Crisisline: 0800 733 843 (0800 REFUGE)

Kidsline for young people up to 18: 0800 543 754 (0800 KIDSLINE)

Addiction

Alcohol and Drug Helpline: 0800 787 797

Gambling Helpline: 0800 654 655 or text 8006

Quit Line for smoking cessation help: 0800 778 778

Bullying/Teens

Youthline: 0800 376 633 or text 234

Kidsline for young people up to 18: 0800 543 754 (0800 KIDSLINE)

What’s Up counselling for children and teenagers: 0800 942 8787

Eating Disorders

EDANZ for people with eating disorders and their families: 0800 2 EDANZ (0800 233 269) or in Auckland 09 522 2679

Grief and Loss

Skylight for support through trauma, loss and grief: 0800 299 100

LGBTQ+

OUTLine NZ: 0800 688 5463 (OUTLINE)

Mental Health

Healthline for general health advice and information: 0800 611 116

Depression Helpline: 0800 111 757

Anxiety NZ: 0800 269 4389 (0800 ANXIETY)

Need to Talk? 1737 to speak with a trained counsellor or peer support worker: Call or text 1737

Parenting

Parent Helpline: 0800 568 856

Family Services Directory for health and social support services in your area: 0800 211 211

UK

Suicide Prevention

Samaritans 24/7 helpline: 116 123

Crisis text line: Text SHOUT to 85258

Papyrus HOPELINEUK for those under 35: 0800 068 4141

The Campaign Against Living Miserably CALM helpline: 0800 58 58 58

Abuse and Domestic Violence

National Domestic Abuse Helpline in the UK: 0808 2000 247

Women’s Aid online chat

Respect Phoneline for perpetrators of domestic violence: 0808 802 4040

Respect Men’s Advice Line for male victims: 0808 801 0327

ManKind Initiative for male victims: 01823 334244

National LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Helpline: 0800 999 5428

NSPCC helpline if you’re worried about a child: 0800 800 5000

NSPCC Childline for under 18s: 0800 1111

Action on Elder Abuse: 080 8808 8141

Rape Crisis National Telephone Helpline in England and Wales: 0808 802 9999

Rape Crisis Scotland helpline: 08088 01 03 02

Addiction

Frank helpline: 0300 1236600

Drinkline national alcohol helpline: 0300 123 1110

National Association for the Children of Alcoholics (NACOA) free helpline: 0800 358 3456

With You Over 50s Alcohol Helpline: 0808 801 0750

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) National Helpline: 0800 917 7650

Al-Anon Helpline for family and friends affected by someone else’s drinking: 0800 008 6811

Narcotics Anonymous UK helpline: 0300 999 1212

Scottish Families Affected by Alcohol and Drugs helpline: 08080 10 10 11

DrugFAM Helpline for those affected by someone else’s drug or alcohol use: 0300 888 3853

Families Anonymous (Famanon) Helpline for those who care about someone with a drug problem: 0207 4984 680

Release helpline for help and legal advice about drugs: 020 7324 2989

Dan 24/7 drug and alcohol helpline for Wales: 0808 808 2234

NHS Smokefree helpline for stop smoking services in England: 0300 123 1044

Smokeline for stop smoking services in Scotland: 0800 84 84 84

Help Me Quit helpline for stop smoking services in Wales: 0800 085 2219

Gamcare National Gambling Helpline: 0808 8020 133

Bullying/Teens

National Bullying Helpline: 0300 323 0169

Kidscape Parent’s Helpline: 020 7823 5430

Bullying UK helpline: 0808 800 2222

NSPCC Childline for under 18s: 0800 1111

Bully Busters Helpline: 0800 169 6928

The Mix support for under 25s: 0808 808 4994

LGBT+ Hate Crime Helpline: 020 7704 2040

Eating Disorders

Beat Eating Disorders Helpline: 0808 801 0677, Youthline: 0808 801 0711, Studentline: 0808 801 0811

National Centre for Eating Disorders support line: 0845 838 2040

Grief and Loss

Cruse Bereavement Care Helpline: 0808 808 1677

Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide National Helpline: 0300 111 5065

The Compassionate Friends helpline for bereaved parents: 0345 123 2304

LGBTQ+

MindLine Trans+ national helpline: 0300 330 5468

LGBT+ Hate Crime Helpline: 020 7704 2040

National LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Helpline: 0800 999 5428

LGBT Helpline Scotland: 0300 123 2523

LGBT Foundation advice, support, and information line: 0345 3 30 30 30

Switchboard LGBT+ helpline: 0300 330 0630

New Family Social Helpline for LGBT adopters and foster parents: 020 3880 2683

Mental Health

Mind Infoline: 0300 123 3393

Rethink Mental Illness advice line: 0808 801 0525

SANEline national out-of-hours mental health helpline: 0300 304 7000

NHS: 111

Find a local NHS urgent mental health helpline (England only)

Anxiety UK: 03444 775 774

Breathing Space (Scotland): 0800 83 85 87

SupportLine for emotional support on any issue: 01708 765200

Beacon House Resources A free collection of mental health resources

Self-Injury Support Helpline for women: 0808 800 8088

ZEST (N. Ireland): 0287 126 6999

Parenting

Family Lives Helpline: 0808 800 2222

YoungMinds Parents Helpline: 0808 802 5544

Children 1st ParentLine Scotland Helpline: 08000 28 22 33

Gingerbread Single Parent Helpline: 0808 802 0925

Grandparents Plus advice service: 0300 123 7015

New Family Social Helpline for LGBT adopters and foster parents: 020 3880 2683

Cry-sis Helpline for parents with crying and sleepless babies: 08451 228 669

Ireland

Suicide Prevention

Samaritans 24/7 helpline: 116 123

Crisis Text Line: Text HELLO to 50808

Abuse and Domestic Violence

Women’s Aid 24hr National Freephone Helpline: 1800 341 900

Men’s Aid Ireland: 01 554 3811

Childline Helpline Ireland: 1800 66 66 66

ISPCC Teenline: 1800 833 634

Age Action HSE helpline: 1850 24 1850

Rape Crisis Help Ireland 24 Hour Helpline: 1800 778888

Addiction

HSE Drug and Alcohol Helpline: 1800 459 459

Al-Anon Helpline for family and friends affected by someone’s drinking: 0800 008 6811

Bullying/Teens

Childline Helpline Ireland: 1800 66 66 66 or text BULLY to 50101

LGBT Ireland helpline: 1890 929 539

ISPCC Teenline: 1800 833 634

Eating Disorders

Bodywhys Eating Disorders Associations of Ireland: 01 2107906

Grief and Loss

Irish Hospice Foundation Bereavement Support Line: 1800 80 70 77

LGBTQ+

LGBT Ireland helpline: 1890 929 539

Mental Health

Mental Health Ireland: 01 2841166

Aware Depression & Bipolar Disorder Support: Freephone 1800 80 48 48

Grow mental health support: 1890 474 474

Shine supporting people affected by mental ill health: 01 541 3715

Pieta House therapeutic support to those who engage in self-harm: 1800 247 247

Parenting

Parentline national helpline: 1890 92 72 77 or 01 873 3500

Therapy

Veronica Walsh’s CBT Blog Ireland  Free downloadable CBT resources

Canada

Suicide Prevention

Crisis Services Canada Suicide Prevention Service: 1-833-456-4566

Kids Help Phone 24/7 national support service for young people under 30: 1-800-668-6868 or text 686868

Hope for Wellness 24/7 Help Line for all Indigenous peoples across Canada: 1-855-242-3310

Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention directory of local crisis lines in Canada

Youthspace online crisis and emotional support chat service: text 778-783-0177

Abuse and Domestic Violence

National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233 (Canada and U.S.)

ShelterSafe offers Provincial/Territorial list of crisis lines

Canadian Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (CNPEA) provides regional helplines

Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime: 1-877-232-2610

Trans Lifeline peer support service: 1-877-330-6366

Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline: 800-422-4453 (Canada and U.S.)

WAVAW rape crisis centre national crisis and info line: 1-877-392-7583

Klinic Sexual Assault Line: 204-786-8631 or 1-888-292-7565

Addiction

Wellness Together Canada mental health and substance use support: 1-866-585-0445 or text WELLNESS to 741741

Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction offers a directory of provincial or territorial helplines

ConnexOntario for addiction, mental Health, and problem gambling services: 1-866-531-2600

Health Canada helpline to quit smoking: 1-866-366-3667

Bullying/Teens/Parenting

BullyingCanada: 1-877-352-4497

Kids Help Phone 24/7 national support service for young people under 30: 1-800-668-6868 or text 686868

PFLAG LGBTQ+ peer-to-peer support: 1-888-530-6777

Information Children Parent Help Line for parents with children under 12: 778-782-3548

Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline: 800-422-4453 (Canada and U.S.)

LGBT Youthline: 1-800-268-9688 or text 647-694-4275

Wellness Together Canada mental health and substance use support: 1-866-585-0445 or text WELLNESS to 741741

Youthspace online crisis and emotional support chat service: text 778-783-0177

Black Youth Helpline national helpline for Canadian youth and families: 416-285-9944 or 1-833-294-8650

Eating Disorders

National Eating Disorder Information Centre (NEDIC): 416-340-4156 or 1-866-633-4220

Grief and Loss

The Compassionate Friends of Canada: 1-866-823-0141

BC Bereavement Helpline: 1-877-779-2223

Bereaved Families of Ontario: 416-440-0290

Canadian Forces Family Information Line offering support for families of the fallen: 1-800-866-4546

LGBTQ+

LGBT Youthline: 1-800-268-9688 or text 647-694-4275

Trans Lifeline peer support service: 1-877-330-6366

PFLAG LGBTQ+ peer-to-peer support: 1-888-530-6777

Mental Health

Wellness Together Canada mental health and substance use support: 1-866-585-0445 or text WELLNESS to 741741

Mood Disorders Society of Canada: 613-921-5565

Hope for Wellness 24/7 Help Line mental health counselling and crisis intervention for all Indigenous peoples across Canada: 1-855-242-3310

National Canada Mental Health Association (CMHA): 416-646-5557 or find your local CMHA branch

Naseesha Mental Health Hotline for young Muslims: 1-866-627-3342

Good2Talk support services for post-secondary students in Ontario: 1-866-925-5454 and Nova Scotia: 1-833-292-3698

South Africa

Suicide Prevention

Lifeline National Counselling Line: 0861-322-322

Befrienders South Africa: 0027 51 444 5000

The South African Depression and Anxiety Group suicide crisis line: 0800 21 22 23 (8am to 8pm) or 0800 12 13 14 (8pm to 8am)

Akeso 24 hour emergency contact: 0861 435 787

Abuse and Domestic Violence

Lifeline Stop Gender Violence toll-free helpline: 0800-150-150

The Gender-Based Violence Command Centre (GBVCC) Emergency Line: 0800 428 428

Childline South Africa: 116

Child Welfare South Africa to report child abuse or neglect: 087 822 1516

Age in Action careline for elder abuse: 0800 333 231

People Opposing Women Abuse (POWA): Lockdown Counselling Number 076 694 5911

Addiction

Alcoholics Anonymous South Africa 24/7 helpline: 0861 435 722

The South African Depression and Anxiety Group substance abuse line: 0800 12 13 14

Narcotics Anonymous South Africa region phoneline: 0861 00 6962

Bullying/Teens/Parenting

Childline South Africa: 116

Love Life promoting youth health: 011 523 1000

South African Federation for Mental Health (SAFMH) offers a helpdesk and mental health information for young people: +27 (0) 11 781 1852

LGBTQ+

Triangle Project helpline: 021 712 6699

Mental Health

Lifeline counselling: National: 0861 322 322, Johannesburg: 011 728-1331, Alexandra: 011 443 3555, Soweto: 067 019 0845 or 074 129 6960

The South African Depression and Anxiety Group offers help and counselling for all mental health problems: 0800 567 567

South African Federation for Mental Health (SAFMH) offers a helpdesk and information on mental health services: +27 (0) 11 781 1852

South African Schizophrenia & Bipolar Disorders Alliance: 011 326 0661

Akeso help and counselling for different disorders: 0861 435 787

 

India

Suicide Prevention

Sneha India 24/7 helpline: 91 44 24640050

AASRA 24/7 helpline and directory: 91-9820466726

Samaritans Mumbai helpline for those who are stressed, distressed, depressed, or suicidal: +91 84229 84528, +91 84229 84529, or +91 84229 84530

Jeevan Aastha Helpline for mental health counseling: 1800 233 3330

1Life 24-7 suicide prevention and crisis support: 7893078930

Abuse and Domestic Violence

NCW Women’s HelpLine: 7827-170-170

Operation Peacemaker domestic violence help: Call 1800 212 9131 or text 9333 40 4141. If you’re the aggressor, call: +91 7207-545577

SNEHA Crisis Helpline for women and children: 98330 52684 or 91675 35765

Save Indian Family helpline for abused/distressed men: +91-8882 498 498

Anti-Trafficking helpline: 1800 419 8588

Mahila Bol Helpline for women: 0124-4007444

Childline India for children, teens, and adults concerned about them: 1098

Addiction

National Tobacco Quit Line Services (NTQLS) – 1800 112 356

National Toll Free Helpline to assist those dependent on alcohol or drugs: 1800-11-0031

Bullying

Childline India for children, teens, and adults concerned about them: 1098

National Cyber Crime’s helpline: 155260

iCALL Helpline for professional, free and LGBTQ-friendly mental health counseling: 9152987821

Voice that Cares Psychosocial First Aid (PSFA) Helpline: 8448-8448-45

KIRAN Ministry of Social Justice mental health helpline: 1800-599-0019

Vandrevala Foundation support for mental health: +1 256 666 2142 or +91 9999 666 555

Mann Talks to speak with a trained mental health professional: +91-8686139139

Grief and Loss

Sukh-Dukh Helpline for bereavement and grief counselling: 759-405-2605

LGBTQ+

iCALL Helpline for professional, free and LGBTQ-friendly mental health counseling: 9152987821

Queerythm helpline for LGBTIQ community: +91 9747811406

Naz Foundation for Lesbian and Women Sexuality Support: +91 11 41325042 or +91 11 40793157/58

Or search LGBTQ India Helplines for regional numbers

Mental Health

KIRAN Ministry of Social Justice mental health helpline: 1800-599-0019

Vandrevala Foundation support for mental health: +1 256 666 2142 or +91 9999 666 555

Mann Talks to speak with a trained mental health professional: +91-8686139139

AASRA 24/7 helpline and directory: 91-9820466726

Samaritans Mumbai helpline for those who are stressed, distressed, depressed, or suicidal: +91 84229 84528, +91 84229 84529, or +91 84229 84530

The MINDS Foundation for those experiencing mental health problems: 18005-477-200

Jeevan Aastha Helpline for mental health counseling: 1800 233 3330

Childline India for children, teens, and adults concerned about them: 1098

iCALL Helpline for professional and free mental health counseling: 9152987821

Voice that Cares Psychosocial First Aid (PSFA) Helpline: 8448-8448-45

Philipinnes

Suicide Prevention

National Center for Mental Health (NCMH) crisis hotlines: from landline call 1553, from cellphone call: 0917-899-8727, 0966-351-4518, or 0908-639-2672

In Touch Philippines free and anonymous 24/7 crisis line: +63 2 8893 7603, +63 917 800 1123, or +63 922 893 8944

Natasha Goulbourn Foundation HOPELINE PH 24/7 Suicide Prevention and Emotional Crisis Line: 2919 for Globe/TM, 0917.558.4673, 0918.873.4673, or (02) 8804-4673

Tawag Paglaum – Centro Bisaya 24/7 crisis intervention and suicide prevention hotline: Smart/Sun: 0939-9375433, 0939-9365433, Globe/TM: 0927-6541629

Abuse and Domestic Violence

National Center for Mental Health (NCMH) Women and Child Protection Unit landline: 8-531-9001 Loc 309

Bantay Bata 163 child helpline: 1-6-3

Gender Watch Against Violence and Exploitation (GWAVE) free legal services for women: +63 915 259 3029

Addiction

Department of Health (DOH) Substance Abuse Helpline: 1550

Living Free Foundation: (0917) 322-7807

Mental Health

Philippine Mental Health Association (PMHA): +63 2 921 4958

National Center for Mental Health (NCMH) crisis hotlines: from landline call 1553, from cellphone call: 0917-899-8727, 0966-351-4518, or 0908-639-2672

In Touch Philippines free and anonymous 24/7 crisis line: +63 2 8893 7603, +63 917 800 1123, or +63 922 893 8944

Natasha Goulbourn Foundation HOPELINE PH 24/7 Suicide Prevention and Emotional Crisis Line: 2919 for Globe/TM, 0917.558.4673, 0918.873.4673, or (02) 8804-4673

Tawag Paglaum – Centro Bisaya 24/7 crisis intervention and suicide prevention hotline: Smart/Sun: 0939-9375433, 0939-9365433, Globe/TM: 0927-6541629

Teens

Bantay Bata 163 child helpline: 1-6-3

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