Suicide Resources:

If you are feeling suicidal and/or do not feel safe with yourself, please reach out immediately.  There are many numbers you can call.  People are there to listen.  You are NOT alone.

If you are in the United States, you can call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 or you cat chat directly through their site.

There are also regional suicide hotlines in many states, as well as hotlines that cater primarily to specific groups, whether veterans or Spanish speaking individuals or other groups.  You can find a compiled list of suicide prevention hotlines compiled here at

If you are outside of The United States, there is a list of suicide prevention hotlines for many other countries compiled here at

Mental Illness Resources within the United States:

National Alliance on Mental Illness, also known as NAMI, is a nation-wide advocacy group within the United States that advocates for the mentally ill.  NAMI works not only on a national level, but has has state and local chapters, as well.  They can be reached via their website or by calling their helpline at (800) 950-6264.

Active Minds is a national organization within the United States that works with college students struggling with mental health issues.  They have chapters at many college campuses throughout the country.  You can contact them not only on your local campus or through their website, but also by calling their Washington, DC office at (202) 332-9595.

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance, also known as DBSA, is a national mental health advocacy group.  They can be reached via their website or by calling (800) 826-3632.

Mental Health America, also known as MHA, is a national mental health advocacy group with over 200 affiliates in 41 states.  They can be reached via their website or by calling (800) 969.6642. is a web resource that provides information and support to people fighting substance abuse and addiction.  Though depression and other mood disorders are the number-one risk factor for suicide, alcohol and drug abuse – even without depression – are a close second. Their mission is to bring awareness to this fact by educating at least one new person a day about substance abuse.

My Patient Rights is a California-based organization that provides patients with information, resources and assistance in fighting for the coverage they need after it has been denied by their insurance company.  They can be reached via their website or by calling (916) 531-3585.

Alcohol Help The Alcohol Rehab Guide is an organization that provides comprehensive, reliable information on the various aspects of alcohol abuse and addiction. They offer support and guidance for those who are struggling, as well as their parents, family members, friends, and community members. Their goal is to provide helpful information to as many people as possible on alcohol abuse, addiction, and recovery options.

USA Crisis Support Resources:

Veteran’s Crisis Line (For active U.S. armed service members, veterans & their families): or call 1-800-273-8255

Cutting: 1-800-366-8288

Substance Abuse: 1-877-726-4727

Domestic Abuse: 1-800-799-7233

LifeLine: 1-800-273-8255

Human Trafficking: 1-888-373-7888

Trevor Project (LGBTQ Support): or call 1-866-488-7386

Sexuality Support: 1-800-246-7743

Eating Disorders Hotline: 1-847-831-3438

Depression Hotline: 1-630-482-9696

Rape & Sexual Assault: 1-800-656-4673

Grief Support: 1-650-321-5272

National Runaway Safeline: 1-800-786-2929

Mental Health Resources outside the United States:


Suicide Call-Back Service: 1300 659 467

CAPS (Community Action for the Prevention of Suicide): 1800 008 255

Lifeline Australia: or call 13 11 14

Kids Helpline (Ages 15-25): or call 1800 55 1800

Beyond Blue: or call 1300 22 4636

Headspace (Ages 12-25):


Rat auf Draht: or call 147


Centrum Ter Preventie Van Zelfdoding: or call 1813

Centre de Prevention du Suicide: or call 0800 32 123


CVV: or call 141


Kids Helpline (For Youth under 20): 1-800-668-6868


Todo Mejora:

Czech Republic:

Linka bezpečí: or call 116 111

Pražská linka důvěry: 222 580 697

Linka důvěry Ostrava: or call 596 618 908 and 737 267 939

Linka duševní tísně Most: or call 476 701 444 (from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM)

Linka důvěry DKC: 241 484 149


Livslinien: or call 70 201 201 (open daily from 11:00-23:00)

BørneTelefonen: or call 116 111 (open daily from 11:00-23:00)


Suomen Mielenterveysseura: or call 010 195 202


S.O.S Amitié: or call 01 42 96 26 26


Telefonseelsorge: or call 0800 111 0 111 and 0800 111 0 222

Nummer gegen Kummer (adults): or call 0800 111 0 550

Nummer gegen Kummer (teens): or call 0800 111 0 333


Step To Life Foundation Ghana: 0244239629


Suicide Prevention Centre Klimaka NGO: 1018

Hamogelo (for teens under 18): or call 1056

Hong Kong:

The Samaritan Befrienders Hong Kong (香港撒瑪利亞防止自殺會): and or call 2389 2222

The Samaritans Hong Kong (香港撒瑪利亞會): or call 2896 0000


LESZ: or call 116 123

Kek Vonal: and or call 116-111


AASRA: or call 91-22-27546669

The Live Love Laugh Foundation: 022-25521111


Samaritans: or call 116 123


ERAN: or call 1201

SAHAR: (Hebrew) and (Arabic)


Telefono Azzurro (for teens under 18): and (chat support) or call 19696

Telefono Amico: or call 199 284 284


TELL Tokyo English Lifeline: or call 03-5774-0992


Befrienders Kenya: (chat support)
Call or text +254 722178177 (from 7:00 AM to 9:00 PM)
Call or text +254 736542304 (from 7: 00 AM to 9:00 PM)


Skalbes: or call 371 67222922 (from 9:00 to 17:00) and
371 27722292 (from 9:00 to 17:00)


Lithuanian Association of Emotional Support Lines:

Vaikų Linija (Child line): or call 116 111 (from 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM)

Jaunimo Linija (Youth line): or call 8 800 28888

Vilties Linija (Hope line): or call 116 123

Pagalbos Moterims Linija (Women’s line): or call 8 800 66366 (from 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM)

Linija Doverija (Trust Line): 8 800 77277 (Monday – Friday, 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM)


SOS Détresse – Hëllef iwwer Telefon: or call 454545

Kanner-Jugendtelefon: or call 116 111


Instituto Hispanoamericano de Suicidologia, A.C: +5255 46313300
Decide Vivir México, A.C.


113Online: or call 0900-0113 (free, anonymous 24 hour hotline)

New Zealand:

Youthline: or call 0800 37 66 33

Lifeline: 0800 543 354

Depression Hotline: or call 0800 111 757

The Lowdown:

Lifeline Aotearoas Suicide Prevention Helpline: 0508 828 865


Nigeria Suicide Prevention Initiative – NSPI: or call +234 (0)809210643


Kirkens SOS: and (chat support) or call 224 00 040 (from 11:00 to 23:00)

Mental Helse Hjelpetelefonen: 116 123 (chat support)

ROS –Rådgivning om spiseforstyrrelser: (chat support) or call 948 17 818


Telefon Zaufania dla Dzieci i Młodzieży (hotline for children and youth): (chat support) or call 116 111


SOS VOZ AMIGA: or call 21 354 45 45 (16h-24h) and 91 280 26 69 (16h-24h) and 96 352 46 60 (16h-24h)


Centar Srce: or call 0800 300 303


Samaritans of Singapore (新加坡援人協會): or call 1800 221 4444

South Africa:

The South African Depression and Anxiety Group (SADAG): or call
0800 567 567 and 0800 70 80 90 and 0800 12 13 14
SMS: 31393

South Korea:


중앙자살예방센터 (Korea Suicide Prevention Center): or call +82 2-2203-0053

보건복지부 보건복지콜센터 (Ministry of Health & Welfare Call Center): 129 (24시간 위기상담 / 24 hour hotline)

정신건강증진센터 정신건강위기상담전화 (Mental Health Center Crisis Counseling): 1577-0199 (24시간 위기상담 / 24 hour hotline)


Teléfono de la Esperanza: or call 902500002


Sjalvmordslinjen: 90101


Tel 143: and (chat support) or call 143


Taiwan Suicide Prevention Center (台灣自殺防治中心): or call 0800 788 995


Samaritans: or call 116 123


I hope to continuously add resources to this list until no one, regardless of their location, falls through the cracks because they feel there is nowhere to turn.  I hope to one day compile a world-wide list of resources for all those in need of mental health support and advocacy.

If any of the links provided above no longer work, please contact me so they can be updated or removed as needed.

If you have a mental health organization you would like added to my list, please send me your organization’s name, the region you serve, website, phone number and any other pertinent information you wish shared.