Crisis Numbers

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Crisis Numbers

Post by Jonesy » Tue Feb 13, 2018 12:28 am

UK
Remember that 999 is always an option if there is an urgent or imminent risk
  • NHS 111 – (England only)
    Operates 24/7 and should be able to provide details of local crisis support services or advice on accessing local A&E
    Tel: 111
  • NHS Direct – (Wales only)
    Operates 24/7 and should be able to provide details of local crisis support services or advice on accessing local A&E
    Tel: 0845 4647
  • NHS 24 (Scotland only)
    Operates out of hours (evenings, weekends, public holidays) and should be able to provide details of local crisis support services or advice accessing local A&E
    Tel: 111
  • NHS Out of Hours Service (Northern Ireland only)
    Operates our of hours (evenings, weekends, public holidays) and should be able to provide details of local crisis support services or advice accessing local A&E
    See here for telephone numbers, according to where you live - https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/out-of-hours
  • National Domestic Violence
    24 hour freephone helpline
    Tel: 0808 2000 247
  • Samaritans
    24 hour emotional support line
    Tel: 116 123
  • Samaritans Welsh Language Line
    Emotional support line
    Tel: 0808 164 0123 (7pm-11pm everyday, GMT/BST)
  • Sane
    Emotional support line for people in mental distress
    Tel: 0300 304 7000 (6pm-11pm everyday, GMT/BST)
  • No Panic
    Helpline for people with anxiety issues.
    Tel: 0844 967 4848 (10am-10pm everyday, GMT/BST)
  • Anxiety Alliance
    Helpline for people with anxiety disorders
    Tel: 0345 296 7877 (10am-10pm everyday, GMT/BST)
  • Maytree
    London based respite centre that provides short-term respite to people who are suicidal. People can ring them directly to discuss arranging a stay.
    Tel: 0207 263 7070
  • Victim Support National Helpline
    24 hour helpline providing emotional support and advice for those affected by crime.
    Tel: 0808 1689 111
  • Rape & Sexual Abuse Support Centre
    Freephone helpline
    0808 802 9999 (12-2.30pm & 7-9.30pm everyday, GMT/BST)



AUSTRALIA
Remember that 000 is always an option if there is an urgent or imminent risk
  • Lifeline
    24 hour crisis support line
    Tel: 13 11 14
  • Suicide Call Back Service
    24 hour professional counselling
    Tel: 1300 65 94 67
  • Sexual Assault Crisis Line
    Helpline for crisis support and counselling (Victoria only)
    Tel: 1800 806 292 (after hours [starting at 5pm, AET/AEDT], weekends, public holidays)
  • Samaritans
    24 hour emotional support line
    Tel: 135 247
    Tel: 1300 364 566 (Tasmania)
    Note: For non-English speakers, call helpline number and ask to use the Translating and Interpretation Service (TIS). See here for more info - https://www.tisnational.gov.au/





NEW ZEALAND
Remember that 111 is always an option if there is an urgent or imminent risk
  • Lifeline
    24 hour emotional support line
    Tel: 0800 543 354
  • Lifeline Suicide Crisis Helpline
    24 hour crisis support provided by experienced telephone counsellors
    Tel: 0508 828 865
  • Samaritans
    24 hour emotional support line
    Tel: 0800 726 666
  • Depression Helpline
    24 hour helpline for emotional support and advice
    Tel: 0800 111 757
  • Anxiety New Zealand Trust Helpline
    24 hour helpline providing support for all forms of anxiety
    Tel: 0800 269 4389
  • Shine Domestic Abuse Helpline
    Helpline providing support, advice, info and referrals to local organisations
    Tel: 0508 744 633 (9am-11pm everyday, NZST/NZDT)
  • Rape Crisis Helpline
    Helping providing support and advice
    Tel: 0800 88 33 00





CANADA
Remember that 911 is always an option if there is an urgent or imminent risk





USA
Remember that 911 is always an option if there is an urgent or imminent risk
  • National Hopeline Network
    24 hour emotional support line
    Tel: 1-800-784-2433
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
    24 hour emotional support line
    Tel: 1-800-273-8255
    Tel: 1-888-628-9454 (Spanish speakers)
    Tel: 1-800-799-4889 (TTY - hearing & speech impaired)
  • HOPE National Sexual Assault Hotline (RAINN)
    24 hour helpline providing support, advice, info and referrals
    Tel: 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)



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