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Crisis Numbers

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)
  • Nat’l Suicide Prevention Lifeline Chat (24 hour full-service online chat) – Link
  • HOPE National Sexual Assault Hotline (RAINN)
    24 hour helpline providing support, advice, info and referrals
    Tel: 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)
  • National Sexual Assault Online Chat (24 hour full-service online chat) – Link
  • Toll-Free Crisis Hotline Numbers from Child Welfare Information Gateway – Link

Canada

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

  • Alberta crisis centres and helplines – Link
  • British Columbia crisis centres and helplines – Link
  • Manitoba crisis centres and helplines – Link
  • New Brunswick crisis centres and helplines – Link
  • Newfoundland & Labrador crisis centres and helplines – Link
  • Northwest Territories crisis centres and helplines – Link
  • Nova Scotia crisis centres and helplines – Link
  • Nunavut crisis centres and helplines – Link
  • Ontario crisis centres and helplines – Link
  • Prince Edward Island crisis centres and helplines – Link
  • Québec crisis centres and helplines – Link
  • Saskatchewan crisis centres and helplines – Link

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
    Helpline providing support and advice
    Tel: 0800 88 33 00

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 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). For more info – Link 

UK

Remember that 999 is always an option if there is an urgent or imminent risk

  • NHS 111 (England)
    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)
    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)
    Operates out of hours (evenings, weekends, public holidays) and should be able to provide details of local crisis support services or advice on accessing local A&E
    Tel: 111
  • NHS Out of Hours Service (Northern Ireland)
    Operates out of hours (evenings, weekends, public holidays) and should be able to provide details of local crisis support services or advice on accessing local A&E
    For telephone numbers according to where you live – Link
  • National Domestic Violence
    24 hour freephone helpline
    Tel: 0808 2000 247
  • Samaritans
    24 hour emotional support line
    Tel: 116 123
  • Samaritans Welsh Language 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)
  • Mood Swings
    Helpline proving advice, info and support to people with severe mood disorder
    Tel: 0161 832 3736 (10am-4pm, Mon-Fri, GMT/BST)
    Email/Skype support – Link
  • 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
    Tel: 0808 802 9999 (12-2.30pm & 7-9.30pm everyday, GMT/BST)

Worldwide

  • International Association for Suicide Prevention
    Details of crisis centres and phone numbers by continent and country – Link