Crisis Help

I care about your safety.

If you are struggling with suicidal thoughts, please take a minute to call 988 or visit the Suicide Prevention Hotline. Specialists trained in suicide prevention will be available to help. If you don’t think you can maintain personal safety alone, please call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room. 

Resources Around the World

International Hotlines

Suicide Prevention Hotline
NEW! 988 (U.S.) or 1-800-273-8255

Suicide.org

National Sexual Assault Hotline
800-656-4673
Chat Online at online.rainn.org

Samaritans
England  +44 (0)20 8394 8300
Ireland +353 1 6710071
Scotland   +44 (0)131 556 7058
Wales  +44 (0)29 2022 2008
Help is available
How to help someone else

Crisis Text Line
US: Text 741741
Canada: Text 686868
UK: Text SHOUT to 85258
Ireland: Text HOME to 50808

Your Life Counts

Mental Health Support

NAMI
1-800-950-NAMI (6264) or email

Mental Health America
1-800-273-TALK (8255)
text MHA to 741741

SAMHSA
1-800-662-HELP (4357)
TTY: 1-800-487-4889
Text 435748 (HELP4U)
Treatment Locator

Disaster Distress Helpline
1-800-985-5990
press 2 for Spanish
Use video-enabled device for ASL
text “TalkWithUs” to 66746

U.S. Military & Veterans

Warm Lines

Teen Line (800) 852-8336
Your Life Your Voice (800) 448-3000
LGBT Youth Line (800) 246-7743
LGBT Help Center (888) 843-4564
Empower Work 844-435-7498
LGBT Senior Line (888) 234-7243
AARP Friendly Voices Warmline
            (888)-281-0145
            (888) 497-4108 for Spanish

Europe

United Kingdom
Emergency: 112 or 999
UK Hotline: +44 (0) 8457 90 90 90
                       +44 (0) 8457 90 91 92
ROI Hotline: 1850 60 90 90
                         1850 60 90 91                 

Ireland
1Life: 1-800-247-100 or text HELP to 51444
Samaritans: 18-50-60-90-90

Germany
Emergency: 112
Hotline: 800 111 0111 or 0800 111 0222

France
National Crisis Line: 01-45-39-40-00

Spain
Emergency: 112
Teléfono de la Esperanza: 963916006

Belgium
Lifeline: 02-649-95-55

Netherlands
National Crisis Line: 0900-1450

 

Asia

China
Befrienders Bejing: 03-5286-9090
Samaritans Hong Kong: 2896-0000
Lifeline Shanghi: 021-6927-8990

Japan
Befrienders Osaka: 81-066-260-4343
Counseling Center: 03-4550-1146
Lifeline Tokyo: 03-5774-0992

India
SNEHA A Link With Life: 91-44-2464-0050

Australia
Emergency: 000
Lifeline: 1-300-13-11-14

New Zealand
Emergency: 111
Lifeline NZ Auckland: 09-5222-999
Lifeline NZ: 0800-543-354
Suicide Crisis Helpline: 0508-828-865

North America

United States
Emergency: 911
Mental Health: 988

Canada
Emergency: 911
Hotline: 888-353-2273

South America

Argentina
Emergency (police): 911
Emergency (medical): 107

Africa

South Africa
Emergency: 10 111 (police)
                       10 177 (ambulance)
24-hr Helpline: 0800 12 13 14
                   Text: 31393
Depression & Anxiety Helpline: 0800 70 80 90