Helplines

*Please do your own research and find a credible service aligned with your needs:

UK

Samaritans

To talk about anything that is upsetting you, you can contact Samaritans 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. You can call 116 123 (free from any phone), email jo@samaritans.org or visit some branches in person. You can also call the Samaritans Welsh Language Line on 0808 164 0123 (7pm–11pm every day).

SANEline

If you're experiencing a mental health problem or supporting someone else, you can call SANEline on 0300 304 7000 (4.30pm–10.30pm every day).

National Suicide Prevention Helpline UK

Offers a supportive listening service to anyone with thoughts of suicide. You can call the National Suicide Prevention Helpline UK on 0800 689 5652 (open 24/7).

NHS mental health services

Find information, advice and local services on the NHS website. You can also get advice from the NHS 111 phone service.

https://www.nhs.uk/nhs-services/urgent-and-emergency-care-services/when-to-use-111/


US / Canada

The Samaritans

Rhode Island - (401) 272 – 4044

New York - (212) 673-3000

Boston – (617) 274-0220

Teenline

(617) 247-8050 or (800) 252-8336

The Samaritans Suicide Prevention

(518) 689-4673

 

SAMHS

(800) 662-4357

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration offers free access to mental health crises intervention services 24/7. Although SAMHS doesn’t directly provide crisis intervention counseling, they offer year-round mental health crisis support by connecting bereaved individuals to appropriate national hotlines, grief counseling service providers, and other local grief-related services.

Callers don’t need to be insured to receive a referral. SAMHS’s volunteers will match callers with the appropriate services and local organizations to help those who can’t otherwise afford to pay for these services.

Additional services:

https://www.bpdworld.org/helplines/usa-helplines.html