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International Mental Health Helplines

You have shown great courage by taking this first step to find help. We hope you can use this strength to reach out to the appropriate services that can support you during this difficult time. The following hotlines around the world can provide you with help.

 

The Digging Deep project provides this list of helplines to our readers for informational purposes only. We are unable to regularly verify these resources and so does not endorse any of the services or organizations listed. We strongly encourage you to take steps to verify the credibility of any organization offering mental health or other support. Last updated: March 2022. If your country does not have a national helpline, please seek professional help. For more useful resources scroll down.

ENGLISH

USA:

Lifeline: 13 11 14
Suicide Hotline: 1-800-784-8433
Trevor Project: 1-866-488-7386

 

 

CANADA

Helpline 1: 604-872-3311 (Greater Vancouver)
Helpline 2: 18666613311 (Toll free-Howe Sound/Sunshine Coast)
Helpline 3: 1-866-872-0113 (TTY)

 

 

UK

Anxiety UK: 0844 477 5774
Depression Alliance: 0845 123 23 20
Rape Crisis Centre: 01708 765200

 

AUSTRALIA

 Salvos Careline 1300 36 36 22 (National)
Lifeline 13 11 14ALIA

DEUTSCH

DEUTCHLAND

Helpline 1: 0800 1110 111
Helpline 2: 0800 1110 222
Hotline: 0800 181 0771

 

SCHWEIZ

Helpline 1: 147
Website: WWW.147.CH

ÖSTERREICH

Helpline 1: 142
Website: WWW.TELEFONSEELSORGE.AT

FRANÇAIS

NEDERLAND

Helpline 1: 0900-0767

Website: WWW.SENSOOR.NL

HINDI

Crisis support: 7893078930

Helpline: 91 44 24640050

ESPAÑOL

ESPANHA

El Teléfono de la Esperanza
+34 717 003 717

 

COLOMBIA

Baranquilla: 1(00 57 5) 372 27 27 Bogota: (57-1) 323 24 25

PORTUGUÊS 

BRAZIL

Linha de ajuda 1: +55 51 211 2888
Linha de ajuda 2: Disque 180

PORTUGAL

Helpline 1: (808) 200 204
Website: WWW.AAC.UC.PT