International Helplines

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By Dan Maby

updated 10 months ago

Table of Contents


Worldwide


Befrienders

http://www.befrienders.org


Argentina


Hablemos de Todo

http://www.hablemosdetodo.gob.ar


Australia


Lifeline Australia

http://www.lifeline.org.au

13 11 14


Kids Helpline

http://www.kidshelp.com.au

1800 55 1800


Headspace (ages 12-25)

http://headspace.org.au/


beyondblue

http://bb.org.au/1lmergR (email at any time or chat online between 3 pm and midnight AET)

1300 22 4636


Austria


Rat auf Draht

http://rataufdraht.orf.at

147


TelefonSeelsorge – Notruf 142

http://www.telefonseelsorge.at/

142

https://onlineberatung-telefonseelsorge.at (Chat & Mail)


Belgium


Centrum ter Preventie van Zelfdoding

http://www.zelfmoord1813.be

1813


Centre de Prévention du Suicide

http://www.preventionsuicide.be

0800 32 123


Brazil


CVV

http://www.cvv.org.br

https://www.cvv.org.br/chat/ (chat support)

188

atendimento@cvv.org.br


Bulgaria


Национален център за безопасен интернет (Bulgarian Safer Internet Center)

https://www.safenet.bg/bg/

124123


Национална телефонна линия за деца (National Child Helpline)

http://116111.bg/

116 111


Canada


Kids Help Phone (for young people under 20)

1 800 668 6868

For people aged over 20, find a crisis center that serves your area:

http://suicideprevention.ca/need-help/


First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line

1 855 242 3310 (freephone, 24-hour)


Chile


Todo Mejora

https://todomejora.org/apoyo/ (email or chat support)


Croatia


HRABRI Telefon (for teens)

http://www.hrabritelefon.hr/

https://www.facebook.com/HrabriTelefon/

116 111 (Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM)


Czech Republic


Linka bezpečí

http://www.linkabezpeci.cz

116 111


Pražská linka důvěry

222 580 697


Linka důvěry Ostrava

http://www.mnof.cz/linka_duvery

596 618 908

737 267 939


Linka duševní tísně Most

http://www.mostknadeji.eu/linka-dusevni-tisne

476 701 444 (from 9:00 to 21:00)

Skype: ldt.most


Linka důvěry DKC

241 484 149

Skype: ld_dkc


Denmark


Livslinien

http://www.livslinien.dk

70 201 201 (11 am to 11 pm daily)


BørneTelefonen

https://bornetelefonen.dk/ring

116 111 (11:00 am to 11:00 pm daily)


Estonia


MTÜ Peaasjad

https://www.peaasi.ee/

http://peaasi.ee/kysi-noustajalt/ (online counselling)

https://www.facebook.com/Peaasi.ee/


Finland


Suomen Mielenterveysseura

http://www.mielenterveysseura.fi

010 195 202


France


S.O.S Amitié

http://www.sos-amitie.com

09 72 39 40 50


Net Ecoute (for teens)

http://www.netecoute.fr/

0800 200 000


Germany


Telefonseelsorge

http://www.telefonseelsorge.de

https://chat.telefonseelsorge.org (chat support)

0800 111 0 111

0800 111 0 222


Nummer gegen Kummer

https://www.nummergegenkummer.de

0800 111 0 550 (adults)

0800 111 0 333 (teens)


Ghana


Step To Life Foundation Ghana

0244239629


Greece


Suicide Prevention Centre Klimaka NGO

1018


Hamogelo (for teens under 18)

http://www.hamogelo.gr/37.1/Ethnikh-thlefonikh-grammh-gia-ta-poidia-SOS-1056

1056


Hong Kong


The Samaritan Befrienders Hong Kong (香港撒瑪利亞防止自殺會)

http://www.help4suicide.com.hk

http://www.sbhk.org.hk

2389 2222

soulbox@sbhk.org.hk


The Samaritans Hong Kong (香港撒瑪利亞會)

http://www.samaritans.org.hk

2896 0000


Hungary


LESZ

http://www.sos-116-123.eoldal.hu/

https://www.facebook.com/eOldal.hu/

116 123

sos@sos505.hu


Kek Vonal

http://www.kek-vonal.hu/index.php/hu/lelkisegely-vonal

http://www.kek-vonal.hu/index.php/hu/interaktiv-kapcsolatok

116 111


Iceland


Rauði krossinn (Red Cross)

https://www.raudikrossinn.is/polski

https://www.facebook.com/raudikrossinn/

1717 (open 24/7)


India


AASRA

http://www.aasra.info

91 22 27546669

aasrahelpline@yahoo.com


iCall

022 25521111

icall@tiss.edu


Ireland


Samaritans

http://www.samaritans.org

116 123

jo@samaritans.org


Pieta House – Suicide and Self Harm Crisis Center

http://www.pieta.ie/

1 800 247 247 (24-hour freephone helpline)

SMS: Text HELP to 51444 (standard message rates apply)

mary@pieta.ie


Jigsaw – The National Center for Youth Mental Health

http://www.jigsaw.ie/

01 4727 010

info@jigsaw.ie


Israel


ERAN

http://www.eran.org.il

https://www.eran.org.il/?page_id=5789 (chat support)

https://www.eran.org.il/?page_id=5793 (email address)

https://www.eran.org.il/?page_id=5791 (online forum)

1201


SAHAR

http://www.sahar.org.il (Hebrew)

http://www.sahar.org.il/?categoryId=63068 (Arabic)


Italy


Telefono Azzurro (for teens under 18)

http://www.azzurro.it/

http://www.azzurro.it/chat/

19696


Telefono Amico

http://www.telefonoamico.it

199 284 284


Japan


Tokyo Suicide Prevention Center(東京自殺防止センター)

http://www.befrienders-jpn.org/

03 5286 9090 (open all-year round from 20:00 to 06:00/(Tuesday only) from 17:00 to 06:00)


Inochi-no-Denwa(日本いのちの電話連盟)

http://www.inochinodenwa.org/lifeline.php

0570 783 556 (Navi dial from 10:00 to 20:00)


Kenya


Befrienders Kenya

https://www.befrienderskenya.org (chat support)

Call or text +254 722178177 (from 7:00 to 21:00)

Call or text +254 736542304 (from 7:00 to 21:00)

befrienderskenya@gmail.com


Latvia


Skalbes

http://www.skalbes.lv

371 67222922 (from 9:00 to 17:00)

371 27722292 (from 9:00 to 17:00)


Lebanon


Embrace

http://www.embracelebanon.org

1564 (from 12 pm to 2 am)

+961 341 941 (international number)

info@embracelebanon.org


Lithuania


Lithuanian Association of Emotional Support Lines

http://www.klausau.lt


Vaikų linija (Child line)

http://www.vaikulinija.lt

116 111 (from 11:00 to 21:00)


Jaunimo linija (Youth line)

http://www.jaunimolinija.lt/laiskai/

8 800 28888


Vilties linija (Hope line)

http://www.kpsc.lt/vilties_linija.html

116 123

vilties.linija@gmail.com


Pagalbos moterims linija (Women's line)

http://www.moteriai.lt/lt/

8 800 66366 (from 10:00 to 21:00)

pagalba@moteriai.lt


Linija doverija (Trust line)

8 800 77277 (Monday-Friday, 16:00 to 20:00)


Luxembourg


SOS Détresse – Hëllef iwwer Telefon

http://www.454545.lu

454545


Kanner-Jugendtelefon

http://www.kjt.lu

116 111


Malaysia


Befrienders Kuala Lumpur

603-79568145 24 hours, every day

https://www.befrienders.org.my/


Mexico


Instituto Hispanoamericano de Suicidologia, A.C

+5255 46313300

info@suicidiologia.com.mx


Netherlands


Netherlands

113

https://www.113.nl/

0900 0113 (free-of-charge, anonymous 24-hour hotline)


New Zealand


Depression Hotline

http://www.depression.org.nz

0800 111 757


The Lowdown

http://www.thelowdown.co.nz

SMS: 5626


Youthline

http://www.youthline.co.nz

0800 376 633

SMS: 234

talk@youthline.co.nz

parenttalk@youthline.co.nz


Lifeline Aotearoa's Suicide Prevention Helpline

0508 828 865


Nigeria


Nigeria Suicide Prevention Initiative – NSPI

http://www.sspinitiative.org/index.html

https://www.facebook.com/sspinitiative/

+234 (0)809210643

sspinitiative@gmail.com


Mentally Aware Nigeria Initiative

www.mentallyaware.org

SMS: +234 8091116264

help@mentallyaware.org


Norway


Kirkens SOS

http://www.kirkens-sos.no

http://www.soschat.no/chat (chat support)

224 00 040 (from 11:00 to 23:00)


Mental Helse Hjelpetelefonen

116 123


Sidetmedord.no

http://www.sidetmedord.no (chat support)


ROS – Rådgivning om spiseforstyrrelser

http://www.facebook.com/nettros.no (chat support)

948 17 818

info@nettros.no


Pakistan


Umang Pakistan

http://umang.com.pk/

https://www.facebook.com/pg/umangpakistan/

+92 317 428 8665


Poland


Telefon Zaufania dla Dzieci i Młodzieży (for children and youth)

http://www.116111.pl/napisz (chat support)

116 111


Portugal


SOS VOZ AMIGA

http://www.sosvozamiga.org

21 354 45 45 (4 pm to 12 am)

91 280 26 69 (4 pm to 12 am)

96 352 46 60 (4 pm to 12 am)


Romania


Alianta Romana de Preventie a Suicidului

http://www.antisuicid.com/

https://www.facebook.com/Alianta-Romana-de-Preventie-a-Suicidului-156170394409923/

0800801200 (from 7 pm to 7 am)

sos@antisuicid.com


Russia


ROCIT (for young people)

https://rocit.ru/

https://www.facebook.com/rocit.ru/

hotline@rocit.ru


Your Territory (for under 23s)

http://www.helpteens.ru/

https://www.facebook.com/tvoyaterritoria.online/

8 800 2000 122

tvoya_territoria@mail.ru


Serbia


Centar Srce

http://www.centarsrce.org

0800 300 303

vanja@centarsrce.org


Singapore


新加坡援人協會 (Samaritans of Singapore)

https://www.sos.org.sg/

1800 221 4444

pat@sos.org.sg


Slovakia


Linka detskej istoty (24/7 helpline for children and youth aged under 18)

http://www.ldi.sk (chat support between 07:00 and 23:00)

116 000


Linka detskej dôvery

https://www.linkadeti.sk/linka-detskej-dovery (chat support)

055 234 72 72

Skype: linkadeti

odkazy@linkadeti.sk


Linka dôvery (for adults)

055 622 23 23 (Monday-Friday 07:30-19:30 and non-stop Saturday-Sunday)


Linka nádeje (for adults)

055 644 11 55 (Monday to Friday, 7:30 am to 7:30 pm, non-stop Saturday to Sunday)


Liga za duševné zdravie (for adults)

https://www.dusevnezdravie.sk/online-poradna/

02 638 15592


IPčko

0907 404 291

ipcko@ipcko.sk


South Africa


The South African Depression and Anxiety Group (SADAG)

http://www.sadag.org

0800 567 567

0800 70 80 90

0800 12 13 14

SMS: 31393


South Korea


HopeClick

http://www.hopeclick.or.kr


중앙자살예방센터 (Korea Suicide Prevention Centre)

http://www.spckorea.or.kr

+82 2 2203 0053

spc@spckorea.or.kr


보건복지부 보건복지콜센터 (Ministry of Health & Welfare Call Centre)

129 (24시간 위기상담/24-hour hotline)


정신건강증진센터 정신건강위기상담전화 (Mental Health Centre Crisis Counselling)

1577 0199 (24시간 위기상담/24-hour hotline)


Spain


Teléfono de la Esperanza

http://telefonodelaesperanza.org

717 003 717


Sweden


Mind

https://mind.se/

https://mind.se/sjalvmordslinjen/ (chat support)

90101


Switzerland


Switzerland

Tel 143

http://www.143.ch

https://www.143.ch/Beratung/Chat-Kontakt (chat support)

143


Taiwan


Taiwan Suicide Prevention Center (台灣自殺防治中心)

http://www.tspc.tw

0800 788 995


Thailand


Samaritans of Thailand

http://www.samaritansthai.com/

(02) 713 6793 (Bangkok), 12:00 pm to 10:00 pm


United Kingdom


Samaritans

http://www.samaritans.org

116 123

jo@samaritans.org


PAPYRUS Prevention of Young Suicide – HOPELINEUK

https://www.papyrus-uk.org/

Call: 0800 068 4141

SMS: Text: 07860039967

Email: pat@papyrus-uk.org

9am – 10pm weekdays, 2pm – 10pm weekends, 2pm – 10pm bank holidays


CALM

https://www.thecalmzone.net/help/get-help/

0800 58 58 58 (daily from 05:00 to 00:00)


United States


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

1 800 273 TALK (8255)


Veteran/Military Crisis Line (for active US service members, veterans and family members)

http://www.veteranscrisisline.net

1 800 273 8255

SMS: 838255


Call a trained counselor at The Trevor Project

(for LGBTQ youth, friends and family members) on 1 866 488 7386 or text START to 678678.

http://www.thetrevorproject.org


Crisis Text Line

http://www.facebook.com/crisistextline (chat support)

SMS: Text "HERE" to 741-741


Ukraine


Ла Страда-Украина (La Strada Ukraine)

http://www.la-strada.org.ua/

0 800 500 335 (free calls from landlines and mobile phones across Ukraine)

116 123 (free from mobile phones)


National Child Toll-free Hotline (Monday to Friday from 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Saturdays from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm)

0800 500 225 (free calls from fixed numbers and mobile phone numbers across Ukraine)

116 111 (free from mobile phones)

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