Hotlines

SUPPORT CENTERS AND CRISIS LINES

USA    UK   CANADA   WORLDWIDE

USA Hotlines

General crisis hotline
Text HOME to 741-741
or
1-800-950-NAMI

Hotline for teenagers 11-21 — any sort of issue, doesn’t have to be a crisis
Text teen2teen to 839863 
or 
call 1-877-968-8491 

Addiction
1-800-662-4357

Suicide
800-273-8255
or
text START to 678678 
or 
call 1-866-488-7386 (for LGBTQ+)
or
Text HOME to 741-741

Self Harm
Text HOME to 741-741

Child abuse
1-800-422-4453

Domestic abuse (for adults and kids)
1-800-799-7233
or
https://www.thehotline.org/ 

LGBTQ+ (hate crimes, homophobic/transphobic household, discrimination, etc.)
1-800-246-7743

Bullying
Text teen2teen to 839863 
or 
call 1-877-968-8491 

Eating Disorder
1-800-931-2237 (Monday–Thursday from 9 a.m.–9 p.m. EST, and Friday from 9 a.m.–5 p.m. EST)
or
1-505-891-2664 (referral to the nearest overeaters anonymous — not just for overeaters but also for any sort of ED)

Panic attacks
1-800-64-PANIC

Sexual assault
911
or
1-800-656-4673

Hate Crimes/Threat of Hate Crimes/Violence Related to Identity
911 
or
1-202-324-3000


UK HOTLINES

UK general crisis textline
Text SHOUT to 85258 

B-eat (Beat ED’s)
Helpline: 0808 801 0677 
Studentline: 0808 801 0811 
Youthline: 0808 801 0711 


One-To-One Web Chat: https://www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk/support-services/helplines/one-to-one

Abortion- 0345 300 8090
https://www.msichoices.org.uk/who-we-are/our-clinics/

Child Abuse- 0800 1111
1-2-1 chat: https://www.childline.org.uk/get-support/1-2-1-counsellor-chat/
7.30am and 3.30am every day

Crisis (any age): 116 123 
https://www.samaritans.org/how-we-can-help/contact-samaritan/talk-us-phone/

Domestic Violence: 08082000247
https://www.nationaldahelpline.org.uk/


Live Chat: https://www.nationaldahelpline.org.uk/Chat-to-us-online
Monday – Friday, 3pm – 10pm.

Gambling (England, Scotland and Wales)
0808 8020 133 
https://www.gamcare.org.uk/get-support/talk-to-us-now/?cn-reloaded=1

 

CANADA

 

Call 1-800-668-6868 (toll-free) or

text CONNECT to 686868.

Confidential and anonymous care from professional counsellors

Download the Always There app for additional support or access the Kids Help Phone website

https://kidshelpphone.ca/
 

WORLDWIDE HOTLINES


Argentina: +5402234930430
Australia: 131114
Austria: 017133374
Belgium: 106
Bosnia & Herzegovina: 080 05 03 05
Botswana: 3911270
Brazil: 212339191
Canada: 5147234000 (Montreal); 18662773553 (outside Montreal)
Canada teen crisis textline: text CONNECT to 686868
Croatia: 014833888
Denmark: +4570201201
Egypt: 7621602
Finland: 010 195 202
France: 0145394000
Germany: 08001810771
Holland: 09000767
Hong Kong: +852 2382 0000
Hungary: 116123
India: 8888817666
Ireland: +4408457909090
Italy: 800860022
Japan: +810352869090
Mexico: 5255102550
New Zealand: 045861048
Norway: +4781533300
Philippines: 028969191
Poland: 5270000
Russia: 0078202577577
Spain: 914590050
South Africa: 0514445691
Sweden: 46317112400
Switzerland: 143
United Kingdom: 08457909090 or under 18 but you usually don't have to wait as long  08001111
USA: 18002738255

For people without access to a phone there are a few chatting services online as well:
https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/chat/
https://www.imalive.org/
https://www.remedylive.com/