Mental Health Support

DISCLAIMER

If you or someone else is in immediate danger, please call the emergency services in your local area.

The following section contains a selection of mental health services around the world. It is not an exhaustive list, nor are any services contained within necessarily endorsed by SPUR:PROJECTS. It is always recommended you consult your local GP before engaging any mental health service.

Online Africa Asia Australia Europe North America South America

Online

7 Cups

www.7cups.com
7 Cups provides online therapy & counseling.

Headspace App

www.headspace.com
Headspace is meditation made simple. Learn online, when you want, wherever you are, in just 10 minutes a day.

IMAlive

www.imalive.org
IMAlive is a free, confidential and secure online chat service that provides live help to people in crisis.

Mental Health Online

www.mentalhealthonline.org.au
Mental Health Online is an internet-based treatment clinic for people with mental health challenges.

Mental Health First Aid Resources

www.mhfa.com.au
Mental Health First Aid provides guidelines on what constitutes best practice first aid, as informed by expert consensus.

Rutgers Online

online.rutgers.edu/counselingguide
Rutgers is a concise online guide for how to recognise and action poor mental health for yourself and others - including a range of additional resources.


Africa

Suicide Helpline Algeria

Algeria
0021 3983 2000 58

Lifeline Botswana

Botswana
3911270
www.lifelinebotswana.org
Lifeline Botswana is a 24-hour helpline.

Lifeline Ghana

Ghana
233 244 846 701
Lifeline Ghana is a 24-hour helpline.

Support Line Kenya

Kenya
+254 20 3000378
Support Line Kenya provides counselling and mental health support.

Lifeline Liberia

Liberia
06534308
Lifeline Liberia provides counselling between 9am-5pm Monday-Saturday.

Mauritius Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Mauritius
800 93 93
Mauritius Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a support helpline to alleviate feelings of despair, isolation, distress, and suicidal feelings.

Support Line Namibia

Namibia
(09264) 61-232-221
Support Line Namibia provides counselling and mental health support.

Lifeline South Africa

South Africa
0861 322 322
lifelinesa.co.za
Lifeline South Africa is a 24-hour helpline.

Support Line Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe
0800 9102
Support Line Zimbabwe provides counselling and mental health support.


Asia & the Middle East

Trust Social Work and Sociological Research Centre

Armenia
(2) 538194
Trust Social Work and Sociological Research Centre is a 24 hour helpline.

Bahrain Suicide Helpline

Bahrain
0097 161 199 188

Kaan Pete Roi

Bangladesh
www.shuni.org
Kaan Pete Roi is an emotional support helpline in Bangladesh whose mission is to alleviate feelings of despair, isolation, distress, and suicidal feelings among members of the community, through confidential listening.

Beijing Psychological Assistance Hotline

China
800-810-1117
Beijing Psychological Assistance Hotline is a free, 24-hour crisis helpline.

Lifeline Shanghai

China
(21) 6279-8990
Lifeline Shanghai provides free and confidential emotional support and information 10am - 10pm, seven days per week.

Suicide Prevention Services

Hong Kong
2382 0000
www.sps.org.hk
Suicide Prevention Services offers a range of mental health support services including a 24-hour helpline.

Lifeline Foundation Kolkata

India
24637401 / 7432
www.lifelinekolkata.org
Lifeline Foundation Kolkata provides a range of mental health information and support including a helpline.

AASRA

India
91-22-27546669
www.aasra.info
AASRA-Helps in suicide prevention is a 24-hour nationwide voluntary, professional and confidential service that provides access to crisis support and suicide prevention.

Iran Organization of Well Being

Iran
1480
moshaver.behzisti.ir
Iran Organization of Well Being is a free, governmental helpline for a variety of problems such as marriage, family, youth, suicide, etc.

Suicide Prevention Center

Japan
www.spc-osaka.org
The Suicide Prevention Center provides a range of mental health information and support.

TELL

Japan
03-5774-0992
telljp.com
TELL provides mental health support to english speakers in Japan.

Lifeline Malaysia

Malaysia
+603-42657995
lifeline.org.my
Lifeline Malaysia provides a counselling helpline.

Lifeline Philippines

Philippines
02-896-9191
Lifeline Philippines provides counselling services.

Samaritans of Singapore

Singapore
1800-221 4444
sos.org.sg
Samaritans of Singapore provides 24-hour confidential emotional support to people who have difficulty coping during a crisis, who are thinking of suicide or affected by suicide.

Lifeline South Korea

South Korea
(02) 763-9191
Lifeline South Korea provides mental health support.

Counsel24

South Korea
1566-2525
www.counsel24.com
Counsel24 provides counselling and mental health support.

Sri Lanka Sumithrayo

Sri Lanka
(0)11-2692909
www.srilankasumithrayo.org
Sri Lanka Sumithrayo is available 365 days of the year to provide confidential emotional support for people who are experiencing, feelings of distress or despair, including those that may lead to suicide.

Taiwan Lifeline International

Taiwan
1995
www.life1995.org.tw
Taiwan Lifeline International provides a 24-hour helpline.

Samaritans Thailand

Thailand
(02) 713-6793
www.samaritans-thailand.org
Samaritans is a non-denominational, non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to reduce the incidence of suicide by befriending individuals in crisis and educating the community about effective prevention strategies.


Australia & Pacific

Lifeline

Australia
13 11 14
lifeline.org.au
Lifeline provides suicide prevention services, mental health support and emotional assistance, not only via telephone but face-to-face and online.

Kids Helpline

Australia
1800 55 1800
www.kidshelp.com.au
Kids Helpline is Australia’s only free, 24/7 phone and online counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25.

Spur Projects

Australia
spurprojects.org
Spur Projects exists to make it an easier option for men to take positive than to suicide through a range of campaigns and projects that target specific demographics.

beyondblue

Australia
www.beyondblue.org.au
beyondblue provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health, whatever their age and wherever they live.

ReachOut

Australia
au.reachout.com
ReachOut helps under 25s with everyday questions through to tough times. Visit now to get the tools you need to make life easier.

headspace

Australia
headspace.org.au
headspace is a national youth mental health foundation dedicated to improving the wellbeing of young Australians.

RUOK

Australia
ruok.org.au
RUOK aims to inspire Australians to have regular, meaningful conversations about mental health.

Suicide Call Back Service

Australia
suicidecallbackservice.org.au
Suicide Call Back Service provides free phone, video & online counselling for anyone affected by suicide.

Mensline

Australia
mensline.org.au
MensLine Australia is a professional telephone and online support and information service for Australian men.

Wesley Church Counselling Services - LifeLine

Fiji
679 302998
Wesley Church Counselling Services provides mental health support.

Lifeline New Zealand

New Zealand
0800 543 354
www.lifeline.org.nz
Lifeline NZ provides free, 24-hour counseling and phone help lines.

Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand

New Zealand
www.mentalhealth.org.nz
The Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand is a charity that works towards creating a society free from discrimination, where all people enjoy positive mental health & wellbeing.

Lifeline Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea
675 326 0011
Lifeline Papua New Guinea provides counselling over the phone and face-to-face.

Lifeline Samoa

Samoa
32000
Lifeline Samoa provides counselling over the phone.


Europe

Suicide Helpline Albania

Albania
127

TelefonSeelsorge

Austria
142
www.telefonseelsorge.at
TelefonSeelsorge is a 24-hour support line.

Tele Onthaal

Belgium
106
www.tele-onthaal.be
Tele Onthaal is a 24-hour support line.

Centre de Prévention de Suicide

Belgium
0800 32 123
www.preventionsuicide.be
Centre de Prévention de Suicide provides suicide prevention services.

Plavi Telefon

Croatia
01/4833-888
www.plavi-telefon.hr
Plavi Telefon is a counselling helpline.

Cyprus Samaritans

Cyprus
8000 7773
www.cyprussamaritans.org
Cyprus Samaritans is a mental health support line.

Modrá Linka

Czech Replublic
549 241 010
www.modralinka.cz
Modrá Linka provides crisis support.

Livslinien

Denmark
70 201 201
www.livslinien.dk
Livslinien is a mental health support network.

Eluliin.ee

Estonia
6314300
eluliin.ee

Suomen Mielenterveysseura

Finland
010 195 202
www.mielenterveysseura.fi
Suomen Mielenterveysseura provides mental health information and services.

S.O.S. Amitié

France
www.sos-amitie.com
S.O.S. Amitié includes 44 regional associations that provide a range of mental health services and helplines.

Suicide Écoute

France
01 45 39 40 00
suicideecoute.pads.fr
Suicide écoute is a 24-hour suicide prevention helpline.

Fil Santé Jeunes

France
0800 235 236
www.filsantejeunes.com
Fil Santé Jeunes is an anonymous and to-l-free number for young people.

TelefonSeelsorge

Germany
www.telefonseelsorge.de
TelefonSeelsorge is a24-hour support line.

Suicide Intervention Line

Greece
1018
suicide-help.gr
Suicide Intervention Line is a non-governmental organization, with activities aimed both available mental health services and the implementation of social inclusion of vulnerable groups programs.

LESZ

Hungary
116-123
www.sos505.hu
LESZ provides an anonymous mental health helpline.

Hjálparsíma

Iceland
1717
www.raudikrossinn.is
Hjálparsíma provides psychological support, counseling, listening and information.

Telefono Amico Italia

Italy
199 284 284
www.telefonoamico.it
Telefono Amico Italia is a volunteer organisation that listens to anyone experiencing loneliness, anxiety, sadness, despair, anger or discomfort.

Servizio per la Prevenzione del Suicidio

Italy
www.prevenireilsuicidio.it
Servizio per la Prevenzione del Suicidio is a suicide prevention helpline whose mission is to give psychological and emotional support to anyone in suicidal crisis or in bereavement.

Skables

Latvia
6 7222922
www.skalbes.lv
Skables provides crisis support.

454545

Luxembourg
454545
454545.lu
454545 is commited to providing discreet help to people in need.

113 Online

Netherlands
0900 - 0113
www.113online.nl
113 Online provides a range of mental health support including a 24-hour support line.

Sensoor

Netherlands
0900 0767
www.sensoor.nl
Sensoor is a 24-hour helpline.

Kirkens SOS

Norway
22 40 00 40
www.kirkens-sos.no
Kirkens SOS is an anonymous, 24-hour helpline.

SOS Voz Amiga

Portugal
21 354 45 45
www.sosvozamiga.org
SOS Voz Amiga is a telephone service for those in distress.

Alianţa Română de Prevenţie a Suicidului

Romania
0800 801 200
www.antisuicid.com
Alianţa Română de Prevenţie a Suicidului provides free and confidential telephone counselling.

Samaritans Russia

Russia
007 8202 577 577
Samaritans Russia provides counselling and mental health support.

Telefono de la Esperanza

Spain
91 459 00 50
www.telefonodelaesperanza.org
Telefono de la Esperanza provides mental health support and information.

Nationella Hjälplinjen

Sweden
1177
www.hjalplinjen.se
Nationella Hjälplinjen provides information and mental health services.

The Samaritans Switzerland

Switzerland
143
www.143.ch
The Samaritans Switzerland provides a range of help services and helpline.

Odessa Confidence Telephone Service

Ukraine
0487 32715
Odessa Confidence Telephone Service is a mental health helpline.

Samaritans

United Kingdom & Ireland
116 123
www.samaritans.org
Samaritans is a registered charity aimed at providing emotional support to anyone in distress or at risk of suicide.

Prevention of Young Suicide

United Kingdom
0800 068 41 41
www.papyrus-uk.org
Prevention of Young Suicide operates a helpline providing short-term support and advice for anyone concerned about themselves or a young person they know.

Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM)

United Kingdom
0800 58 58 58
www.thecalmzone.net
CALM is a campaign aimed at bringing the suicide rate down among men aged 15–35 years.


North America

Suicide Helpline Bahamas

Bahamas
328-0922

Suicide Helpline Barbados

Barbados
(246) 42 99 999

Kids Help Phone

Canada
1800 668 6868
org.kidshelpphone.ca
Kids Help Phone is a nationwide 24-hour, toll-free, confidential crisis line and counselling service available to Canadians under the age of twenty.

Centre for Suicide Prevention

Canada
suicideinfo.ca
The Centre for Suicide Prevention provides information and resources to reduce the suicide rate and minimize the harmful consequences of suicidal behaviour.

Trans Lifeline

Canada
www.translifeline.org
Trans Lifeline is a toll-free crisis helpline available in the United States and in Canada for transgender people staffed by transgender people.

Youth Space

Canada
youthspace.ca
A safe space for young people to share their thoughts and feelings.

Crisis Hotline Costa Rica

Costa Rica
506-253-5439

Helpline Cuba

Cuba
532 348 14 49

Telefono de la Esperanza

Honduras
(00 504) 2558 08 08
www.telefonodelaesperanza.org
Telefono de la Esperanza provides mental health support and information.

National Suicide Prevention helpline

USA
1800 273 8255
www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention helpline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.

Mental Health America

USA
www.mentalhealthamerica.net
MHA is the nation's leading community-based nonprofit dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness and to promoting the overall mental health of all Americans.

MentalHealth.Gov

USA
www.mentalhealth.gov
MentalHealth.gov provides one-stop access to U.S. government mental health information.

National Alliance on Mental Illness

USA
www.nami.org
The National Alliance on Mental Illness is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.

The Trevor Project

USA
1-866-488-7386
thetrevorproject.org
The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24.

Trans Lifeline

Canada & USA
www.translifeline.org
Trans Lifeline is a toll-free crisis helpline available in the United States and in Canada for transgender people staffed by transgender people.


South America

Suicide Helpline Argentina

Argentina
(054-011) 4758 2554

Suicide Helpline Bolivia

Bolivia
00 591 4 4 25 42 42

CVV

Brasil
141
www.cvv.org.br
CVV provides 24-hour mental health support by chat, phone, skype and email.

Telefono de la Esperanza

Colombia
(57-1) 323 24 25
www.telefonodelaesperanza.org
Telefono de la Esperanza provides mental health support and information.

Telefono de la Esperanza

Ecuador
6000477
www.telefonodelaesperanza.org
Telefono de la Esperanza provides mental health support and information.

Telefono de la Esperanza

Peru
(00 51 1) 273 8026
www.telefonodelaesperanza.org
Telefono de la Esperanza provides mental health support and information.

Telefono de la Esperanza

Venezuela
0241-8433308
www.telefonodelaesperanza.org
Telefono de la Esperanza provides mental health support and information.