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HOTLINES, CRISIS CHATROOMS, EMERGENCY NUMBERS

FOR SUICIDAL THOUGHTS, SELF HARM, MENTAL HEALTH

WORLDWIDE

Please note: some websites and associations listed here also provide psychology sessions (online and/or
face-to-face), support groups, and documentation for self-help, but since the aim of this list is to provide
sources in case of emergencies, those services won't be highlighted.

Argentina
Dial 107 to call SAME (Sistema de Atencin Medica de Emergencia).

911 is the national emergency number.

Telfono de la Esperanza - Crisis online calls also available. Hotlines available in Spain, Colombia,
France, Honduras, Peru, Switzerland, Venezuela.

Centro de Asistencia al Suicida, Buenos Aires - Crisis hotline: 135 or (011) 5275-1135. Check schedule
here.

Australia
000 is the national emergency number.

Lifeline - 24-hour service. Crisis chatroom available. Crisis hotline: 13 11 14.

Kids' Helpline - 24-hour service for kids and teens. Crisis chatroom + email address available. Crisis hotline:
1800 55 1800. Crisis email address: counsellor@kidshelpline.com.au.

The Samaritans AU - 24-hour service. You can also meet someone face-to-face, send letters or emails.
Crisis hotline for teens and young adults: 1800 198 313. Hotline for adults: 13 52 47. Hotline for non-
English speakers or people with hearing/speech impediments: read here. Crisis email address:
support@samaritanscrisisline.org.au.

Suicide Call Back Service - 24-hour service. Crisis hotline: 1300 659 467.

Men's Line - 24/7 service. Online counseling and forums also available. Crisis hotline: 1300 78 99 78.

1800RESPECT - 24/7 service for victims of sexual assault and domestic violence. Online counseling
service available. Crisis hotline: 1800 737 732.

Beyond Blue - 24/7 service, support for mental health, depression, anxiety. Chatroom and email address
available. Helpline: 1300 22 4636.

State crisis numbers:


NSW - 1800 011 511- Mental Health Line
VIC - 1300 651 251 - Suicide Help Line
QLD - 13 43 25 84 - 13 HEALTH
TAS - 1800 332 388 - Mental Health Services Helpline
SA - 13 14 65 - Mental Health Assessment and Crisis Intervention Service
WA - 1800 676 822 - Mental Health Emergency Response Line
NT - 08 8999 4988 - Top End Mental Health Service
ACT - 1800 629 354 - Mental Health Triage Service

Belgium
112 is the national emergency number.

Zelfmoord 1813 - 24/7 emotional support and suicide prevention. Crisis chatroom (7pm - 9.30pm) and
email address available. Crisis hotline: 1813.

Awelbel - 24/7 suicide prevention and emotional support for children and youth. Crisis chatroom, email
address and forums available. Crisis hotline: 102.

CHS Belgium - (English) 24/7 suicide prevention and emotional support service. You can also book an
appointment to meet someone face-to-face. Crisis hotline: 02 648 40 14.

Telefon Hilfe - (German) 24/7 nationalwide crisis helpline for emotional support and counselling: 108.

Centre de Prvention du Suicide - (French) 24/7 service for suicide prevention and counselling. A forum is
also available. Crisis hotline: 0800 32 123.

Tele-Onthaal - 24/7 nationalwide service for emotional support and counselling. Chatroom also available.
Helpline: 106.

Brazil
192 is the national medical emergency number.

Centro de Valorizao da Vida - Nationalwide emotional support and suicide prevention. Crisis Skype
calls, email address, chatroom and face-to-face appointments (in many cities throughout the country)
available. Crisis hotline: 141. Check schedule here.

Canada
911 is the national emergency number.

Suicide Prevention Lifeline - National network of local crisis centers that provides emotional support and
suicide prevention service 24/7. Crisis chatrooms available. Crisis hotline: 1 800 273 8255. For Spanish
speakers: 1 888 628 9454. For deaf/hard of hearing people: 1 800 799 4889. For veterans: 1 800 273
8255 (call) or 838255 (text). Disaster distress helpline: 1 800 985 5990.

Some Other Solutions - Based in Alberta. Emotional support and suicide prevention, available 24/7. Crisis
hotline: 780-743-4357.
Canadian Mental Health Association (Alberta South) - Emotional support and suicide prevention 24/7.
Crisis hotline: 403-327-7905 (not toll free) or 1-888-787-2880 or 403 381-1116 (7am - 1am everyday).

Canadian Mental Health Association (Edmonton) - Emotional support and suicide prevention 24/7. Crisis
hotline: 780-482-4357 (if you're in the greater Edmonton region) or 1-800-232-7288.

Canadian Mental Health Association (Kelowna) - Emotional support and suicide prevention 24/7. Crisis
hotline: 1-888-353-2273 24 (BC).

Distress Centre - Based in Southern Alberta. Emotional support and suicide prevention 24/7. Crisis
chatroom and email address available (24/48 hours to reply). Suicide prevention hotline: 1-800-784-2433
(toll free in S. Alberta). Helpline: 403.266.4357. For the hearing impaired: 403.543.1967.

Wood's Homes - Based in Alberta. Emotional support and counseling for children and their families. Crisis
chatroom, face-to-face appointments and email address also available. Crisis hotline: 403-299-9699 (not
toll-free) or 1-800-563-6106 or 587-315-5000 (text only, 9am - 10pm). Email address:
crt@woodshomes.ca.

Crisis Lines Association of British Columbia - Emotional support and suicide prevention 24/7. Crisis
hotline: 1-800-784-2433 or 310-6789 (no need to dial area code).

Vancouver Island Crisis Society - 24/7 crisis line for suicide prevention and emotional support. Crisis
chatroom also available. Crisis hotline: 1-888-494-3888. Text: 250-800-3806 (6pm - 10pm everyday).

Crisis Centre (Northern BC) - Emotional support and suicide prevention 24/7. Crisis chatroom also
available. Crisis hotline: 250-563-1214 (not toll free) or 1 (888) 562-1214. Youth support: 250-564-8336
(not toll free) or 1-888-564-8336. BC wide line: 1 (800) 784-2433.

VictimLinkBC - Multilingual (110 languages, including aboriginal languages) 24/7 crisis support for victims
of sexual abuse and their families. Crisis hotline: 1-800-563-0808. For hearing impaired: 604-875-0885.
Email address: VictimLinkBC@bc211.ca. Text: 604-836-6381. Even if youre not sure if you have been a
victim of crime, you can contact them.

West Central Crisis & Support Centre - Among the others, they provide 24/7 emotional support/counseling
and suicide prevention services. Crisis line: 306.933.6200.

Mobile Crisis - Based in Saskatchewan, 24/7 emotional support and suicide prevention. Email address
also available. Mobile crisis hotline: (306) 757-0127. Suicide helpline: (306) 525-5333.

Other languages:
- S.U.C.C.E.S.S Chinese Help Lines - Serves callers in the province of British Columbia who speak
Mandarin or Cantonese. Crisis Lines: Cantonese 604-270-8233, Mandarin 604-270-8222.
- Association Qubecoise de Prvention du Suicide - (French) Emotional support and suicide prevention
24/7. Crisis hotline: 1 866 277 3553.