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Argentina

CAS – Suicide

Phone Greater Buenos Aires (+54) 135

Phone Rest of the country (+54) (011) 5275-1135

The Suicide Assistance Center located in Buenos Aires is a non-profit institution that provides free, personal, confidential, and anonymous telephone assistance to people in crisis or at risk of suicide.

Drug and Alcohol Assistance Service (SADA) – Addiction

SADA offers information and guidance on problems related to substance abuse. The helpline operates by a team of trained operators and is open Monday to Friday from 8 am to 8 pm.

Australia

Lifeline – Generic Mental Health

Lifeline is a national charity providing support by phone, chat, and text to anyone affected by anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts, or loneliness. The helpline is open 24-hours a day, 7 days a week and is confidential.

Beyond Blue – Generic Mental Health

Beyond Blue is an Australian independent non-profit organization working to address issues associated with depression, suicide, anxiety, and other related mental disorders. Through their helpline they listen, provide information, give advice, and point you in the right direction so you can seek further support for the cost of a local call.

Drughelp – Addiction

You can call the National Alcohol and Other Drugs Hotline for free if you need confidential advice about alcohol and other drugs.

Hello Sunday Morning – Addiction

Hello Sunday Morning is an organization, based in Sydney. Their mission is to change the world’s relationship with alcohol, one Sunday at a time. They offer a digital service called Daybreak that people can access through either an app or the web. Daybreak provides an anonymous and supportive environment for consumers to set alcohol change goals and to then work with professionals to achieve them.

SANE Australia – Anxiety

Website www.sane.org

SANE Australia is a national mental health charity working to support Australians affected by complex mental illness. Their work includes mental health awareness, online peer support, stigma reduction, specialist helpline support, research, and advocacy. Their helpline provides counseling, support, and information.

Austria

Ö3-Kummernummer – Generic Mental Health

The Ö3 number is a hotline operated by specially trained Red Cross employees every day between 4 p.m. and midnight for anyone that needs advice or consolation. All calls are free of charge.

TelefonSeelsorge – Suicide

Phone (+43) 142

TelefonSeelsorge is an Austria-wide organization with nine offices. The helpline is operated by a team of fully trained volunteers for telephone and online advice. All calls are anonymous and free of charge.

Belgium

Zelfmoord 1813 – Suicide

Zelfmoord 1813 is a recognized emergency service for anyone who thinks of suicide, is confronted with it in their environment, or is a surviving relative. The helpline offers counseling and supportive conversations via phone, chat, and email. All calls are free of charge and anonymous.

Tele Onthaal – Generic Mental Health

Phone (+32) 106

Tele Onthaal is a 24-hour support line in Belgium for people who are experiencing emotional problems of any kind. Their helpline is operated by trained volunteers.

Centre de Prévention du Suicide – Suicide

The Centre de Prévention du Suicide has been carrying out suicide prevention projects for almost fifty years. Their team of volunteers provides listening and support 24-hours a day, anonymously and free of charge.

Infor-Drogues – Addiction

Infor-Drogues offers information, help, and advice to everyone who is confronted in one way or another with a drug problem. Their helpline is made up of psychologists and social workers and is open to anyone who wishes to speak or ask questions about drugs and their uses. All calls are anonymous.

Canada

Hope for Wellness Helpline – Generic Mental Health

The Hope for Wellness Help Line offers immediate mental health counseling and crisis intervention to people across Canada. The phone and chat counseling is available in both English and French and is free of charge. Counselors can also find other wellness supports available near you.

Crisis Services Canada – Suicide

Crisis Services Canada is a national network of existing distress, crisis, and suicide prevention line services. They offer support for anyone that is thinking about or is affected by suicide. The phone service is available in both English, and French and calls are free of charge.

Chile

Teléfono de la Esperanza – Generic Mental Health

Telefono de la Esperanza provides mental health support and information for those in need through their helpline.

Czech Republic

Most to Hope – Generic Mental Health

Most to Hope is a non-profit organization that provides a Psychiatric Emergency Line. The helpline is for individuals who need support and is operated 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Modra Linka – Suicide

Modra Linka offers a helpline for those who deal with suicidal thoughts. The employees of the helpline are psychologists, special educators, social workers, and other specialists with special education in telephone crisis intervention and internet counseling.

Denmark

Livslinien – Suicide

Livslinien is a self-governing institution under the supervision of the Ministry of Social Affairs that works for preventing suicide. Their helpline provides advice for individuals who are suicidal or have other problems that they want to talk about. All calls are anonymous.

Psykiatrifonden – Anxiety

Psykiatrifonden is an organization that fights mental illness with information, counseling, teaching, and political work. They offer phone counseling for people with mental illness and people in crisis. Their helpline is free, anonymous, and expertly founded.

SIND – Generic Mental Health

Website sind.dk

SIND - The National Association for Mental Health works to create understanding and tolerance for people with mental illness and their relatives. The helpline operates by experienced psychologists, social workers, or others who have professional or personal knowledge of what it means to have mental illness close to life. All calls are free and anonymous.

Finland

MIELI Suomen Mielenterveys ry – Generic Mental Health

Website mieli.fi

Phone Finnish (+358) 09 25 25 01 11

Phone Swedish (+358) 09 25 25 01 12

The MIELI Association provides help in crises and supports the mental health and wellbeing of the most vulnerable in particular. The helpline allows you to discuss your thoughts, feelings, and situation in life with a crisis worker or a trained volunteer. All calls can be made anonymously.

EHYT – Addiction

Website www.ehyt.fi

EHYT provides methods, information, and assistance to support healthy lifestyles. In addition to alcohol, tobacco, and drug prevention, the EHYT Association also works to prevent the harmful effects of gambling. The helpline offers support and information about substance abuse and is free of charge.

France

Suicide Écoute – Suicide

Suicide Écoute is the founder of the UNPS (National Union for the Prevention of Suicide) and has since 1994 devoted itself entirely to suicide prevention. Their helpline offers anonymous, apolitical, and non-denominational listening 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

S.O.S Amitié – Generic Mental Health

SOS Amitié is a federation that offers a listening service by phone, messaging, and a chat for those who’re going through a difficult period in life. All calls are free of charge and anonymously.

Croix-Rouge Ecoute – Anxiety

The French red cross is an independent charity that works alongside governments and public authorities. Their service Croix-Rouge Ecoute is for anyone who feels the need to speak about difficulties in life linked to loneliness, anxiety, depression, relationship problems, or addiction. All calls are free of charge and are made anonymously.

Alcohol Hotline – Addiction

Écoute Alcool is a hotline that offers confidential advice and help. It’s open daily between 14:00 until 02:00.

Germany

TelefonSeelsorge – Generic Mental Health

TelefonSeelsorge is a nationwide organization that offers advice through their helpline for anyone who needs to talk about problems they’re facing in life. All calls are free of charge and can be made anonymously.

Hungary

LESZ – Generic Mental Health

Website sos116-123.hu

LESZ offers a volunteer-based helpline with the goal to prevent critical situations and help people in distress to solve their problems. The helpline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and all calls are free of charge.

Iceland

Raudi Krossinn – Generic Mental Health

The Red Cross helpline operates by volunteers that have undergone courses and training and provides active listening and advice for anyone in need of support.

Ireland

Aware – Depression

Website www.aware.ie

The Aware Support Line is a free service offering telephone support and information about issues relating to depression, bipolar disorder, and other mood-related conditions. All calls are anonymous.

Pieta – Suicide

Website www.pieta.ie

Pieta provides free counseling to those with suicidal ideation, those engaging in self-harm, and those bereaved by suicide. Pieta’s staff are fully qualified and provide a professional one-to-one therapeutic service.

HSE Drugs and Alcohol Helpline – Addiction

HSE Drugs and Alcohol Helpline offers confidential information and support for anyone with a question or concern related to drugs and alcohol. All calls are free of charge.

Italy

Telefono Amico Italia – Generic Mental Health

Telefono Amico Italia is a volunteer organization that offers an anonymous service for anyone dealing with anxiety, depression, or suicidal thoughts. The service can be reached every day from 10 to 24.

Mexico

SAPTEL – Generic Mental Health

SAPTEL provides counseling, psychological support, and emotional crisis intervention services by phone. All calls are free of charge.

Netherlands

113 Zelfmoord Preventie – Suicide

Website www.113.nl

The 113 Zelfmoord Preventie is the national suicide prevention organization. They provide online therapy, a helpline, and a consultation line for people with suicidal thoughts. All conversations are anonymous and confidential.

New Zealand

Anxiety New Zealand Trust – Anxiety

Anxiety New Zealand Trust is a non-profit charity with a team of specialist psychologists, doctors, peer support facilitators, and helpline workers. They offer a free national helpline that’s available for anyone who experiences all forms of anxiety.

Lifeline Aotearoa – Suicide

Lifeline is part of Presbyterian Support Northern, a non-government organization in the health and social service sector that works to increase awareness and understanding of suicide prevention in New Zealand and reduce the associated stigma. They’re offering a nationwide suicide crisis helpline for anyone thinking of suicide. All calls are free and confidential.

Alcohol Drug Helpline – Addiction

The Alcohol Drug Helpline is provided and maintained by Homecare Medical: a partnership between Pegasus Health and ProCare, two of New Zealand’s largest primary health networks. The helpline provides professional help and advice for anyone concerned about their drinking or drug-taking. All calls are free and confidential.

MusicHelps – Generic Mental Health

MusicHelps was originally established in 2012 under the name The New Zealand Music Foundation. Their helpline provides emergency assistance to musicians that experience mental illness and is available 24-hours a day, 7 days a week. All calls are free of charge.

Norway

Hjelpetelefonen – Anxiety

Hjelpetelefonen is a telephone and online service for people struggling with anxiety, depression, relationship problems, or suicidal thoughts. The helpline is open to all people, regardless of age. They offer support for people struggling with anxiety, depression, relationship problems, or suicidal thoughts. All calls are free of charge.

Kirkens SOS – Suicide

Kirkens SOS is Norway’s largest 24-hour crisis service and offers support and comfort by phone, text or chat for anyone that is dealing with depression or suicidal thoughts.

RUStelefonen – Addiction

RUStelefonen is the national helpline for substance abuse, initiated by the Minister of Health and Care Services. The service is open to anyone with a concern about alcohol, drugs, and substance abuse.

Philippines

Natasha Goulbourn Foundation – Depression

Phone +63 2919 (toll-free number for all GLOBE and TM subscribers)

The Natasha Goulbourn Foundation is a non-profit organization that primarily works to inform and bring awareness to depression and how people can prevent, recognize, or treat mental illness. They offer a confidential crisis line and referrals to partner psychologists.

SELF – Addiction

SELF is a non-government organization dedicated to the treatment and rehabilitation of individuals suffering from substance abuse and other attitude disorders.

Hopeline Philippines – Suicide

Hopeline Philippines is a suicide prevention and crisis support helpline that is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

In Touch – Generic Mental Health

Phone (Globe) (+63) 0917-800-1123

Phone (Sun) (+63) 0922-893-8944

In Touch Community Service is a volunteer-driven organization dedicated to promoting mental health and offering care and treatment to people suffering from mental and emotional distress. Their helpline offers support, community information, and referral services to those in need.

Poland

KARAN – Addiction

Website karan.pl

The KARAN Association is a public benefit organization that aims to warn against addiction, help get out of addiction, give support to those in need, and expand knowledge, awareness, and motivation to change the quality of life.

Instytut Psychologii Zdrowia – Generic Mental Health

Instytut Psychologi Zdrowia offers a helpline that provides psychological help to people experiencing an emotional crisis, loneliness, suffering from depression, insomnia, and chronic stress.

ITAKA Foundation – Generic Mental Health

The ITAKA Foundation's Support Center works to conduct activities to prevent depression, suicide, and other self-destructive behaviors. The Support Center provides 24-hour assistance by phone, chat, and email for anyone who needs advice and psychological support.

Portugal

SOS VOZ AMIGA – Generic Mental Health

SOS VOZ AMIGA is a support line that provides a listening ear for those suffering from loneliness, anxiety, depression, or suicidal thoughts.

Russia

Crisis Hotline – Suicide

The Crisis Hotline offers support and advice for those with suicidal thoughts.

Drugs Helpline – Addiction

The Drugs Helpline offers support and advice for those who have questions or are worrying about their substance abuse.

South Africa

Cipla – Generic Mental Health

Cipla 24hr Mental Health Helpline offers free counseling support to people in South Africa who are in distress or at risk of suicide.

Akeso – Generic Mental Health

Akeso comprises a group of private inpatient psychiatric hospitals that provide individual, integrated, and family-oriented treatment for a range of psychiatric, psychological, and addictive conditions. They’re offering a 24-hour emergency contact that provides advice and support for anyone who’s in need.

Spain

Teléfono de la esperanza – Suicide

Teléfono de la esperanza provides a 24-hour orientation service. It’s served by volunteers specialized in listening and trained to activate people’s abilities to overcome their problems.

FAD – Addiction

Website www.fad.es

FAD is a private, non-profit, and non-denominational institution that works to achieve the full development of youth from all areas that affect their well-being. Anyone who wishes to receive information or advice on specific action guidelines related to drug use and other risk behaviors can call their information service. All calls are free and anonymous.

Sweden

Alkohollinjen – Addiction

Alkohollinjen offers support for people who want to change their alcohol habits, but also for those who are worried about someone else’s alcohol habits. Calls are free of charge, and callers can choose to remain anonymous.

Droghjälpen – Addiction

Droghjälpen provides information, advice, and support for those who worry about their own or someone else's drug habits. All contact can be made anonymously.

Självmordslinjen – Suicide

Website mind.se

Självmordslinjen is a helpline that offers a listening ear and support for those who struggle with suicidal thoughts.

Mind – Generic Mental Health

Website mind.se

Mind is an independent non-profit association that works for mental health. They offer support by phone or chat for those who have thoughts of taking their life or have close associations with these thoughts. All chats and calls are anonymous.

Switzerland

Tel143 – Generic Mental Health

Website www.143.ch

Phone (+41) 143

Der Dargebotene Hand's helpline is operated by well-trained volunteers who offer help for self-help. It's available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

United Kingdom

Samaritans – Suicide

Samaritans is a registered charity aimed at providing emotional support to anyone in emotional distress. Their vision is that fewer people die by suicide. All calls can be made anonymous and are free of charge.

SANE – Anxiety

SANE is a charity working to improve the quality of life for people affected by mental illness. They offer specialist emotional support, guidance, and information through their helpline, text care, and online support forum.

SDAC (Surrey Drug and Alcohol Care) – Addiction

SDAC offers help and support for anyone concerned about the problems that alcohol, drugs, or mental wellbeing causes. They operate a helpline open to callers 24 hours a day. Their telephone support and advice is available to anyone in the UK.

Music Minds Matter – Anxiety

Music Minds Matter offers a support line for anyone working in the music industry. They provide a listening ear, emotional support, signposting, counseling, and specialist advice on benefits, debt, and legal matters. All calls are free of charge.

Ukraine

Lifeline Ukraine – Generic Mental Health

Lifeline Ukraine is a national, professional line on suicide prevention and mental health support. The hotline operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

U.S.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – Suicide

The Lifeline provides free and confidential support for people in distress or at risk of suicide.

NAMI Helpline – Generic Mental Health

Website www.nami.org

The NAMI helpline is a free, nationwide peer-support service providing information, resource referrals, and support to people living with mental health conditions. The helpline operates by experienced and well-trained volunteers that are there to provide guidance.

SAMHSA’s National Helpline – Addiction

The SAMHSA’s National Helpline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for people facing mental and/or substance use disorders. The helpline is available in English and Spanish.

Project Return Peer Support Network – Anxiety

Phone (English) (+1) 888-448-9777

Phone (Spanish) (+1) 888-448-4055

The Warm Line is a non-crisis toll-free line and is specifically, but not limited to, people who are coping with a mental health concern. The Warm Line supporters can also provide referrals to services or organizations that are of interest.

Vietnam

Didi Hirsch Torture Crisis Line – Suicide

Phone (Spanish) (+84) 877 727 4747

Vietnam Emergency Hotline offers a 24-hour service to people in Vietnam who are in distress, crisis, or at risk of suicide.