If you or your friends and family need help now, the following services are available for support. They are confidential, free to use and available 24/7.
One Million Lives is not intended to be a substitute for professional care. If you are struggling or suspect you are suffering from any mental health or other medical conditions, please seek immediate help from your doctor, local health service or from one of the organizations listed below. These services can also be used by friends and family seeking advice and assistance on how to support someone who is struggling.
If you are having suicidal thoughts, or if you are concerned for your safety, or the safety of others, please seek immediate assistance by calling the emergency services number in your country, or go to your nearest hospital emergency department.
Online live chat for suicide prevention:
7 Cups of Tea
Lifeline Crisis Chat
International Suicide Hotlines
International Association for Suicide Prevention – Resources: Crisis Centers
How to Create a safety plan
How To Set Up A HelpLine
Learn the risk factors for suicide
Your Life Counts
Another list of lifelines – Wikipedia
Crisis Services Canada
(In QC: 1-866-277-3553)
Mental Health Mobile Crisis Telephone Line
Emergency Services: 911
Mentalhealthcanada.com is a national comprehensive directory of Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Psychoanalysts, Counsellors, and Psychotherapists
Yukon – Northern Focus / (867) 689-1885
Northwest Territories – NTHSSA
Iqaluit Mental Health Central Intake Coordinator – 867-975-5999
Cambridge Bay Wellness Centre – 867-983-4500
Saskatchewan – Community Adult Mental Health Services / 306-655-7777
Manitoba – Klinic Community Health
Quebec – AMI-Quebec / 514-486-1448
Montreal Therapy Center – 514-244-1290
New Brunswick – Atlantic Wellness Community Centre
Nova Scotia – Laing House
Fil santé jeunes
0800 235 236 : anonymous and toll-free number for young people.
01 45 39 40 00 (24-hour) : suicide prevention helpline (volunteers).
SOS Suicide Phénix
01 40 44 46 45 (schedule) : suicide prevention through listening and hospitality (volunteers).
distress listening on multimedia platform : phone, email, chat (volunteers).
La Croix Rouge Ecoute
0 800 858 858 : psychological support online, anonymous and free (volunteers).
Telefonseelsorge Deutschland (National) German speaking: 0800 -111 0 222
English speaking: 030-44 01 06 07 Crisis support line 6pm to 12am daily
112 is the national emergency number for India.
Samaritans Mumbai; +91 8422984528, +91 8422984529, +91 8422984530 – 3 pm to 9 pm, all days.
Helpline providing emotional support for those who are stressed, distressed, depressed, or suicidal.
AASRA (http://www.aasra.info/): 91-22-27546669 is a 24-hours a day, 7 days a week nationwide voluntary, professional and confidential services.
Sneha India (http://www.snehaindia.org) is available 24/7 on the phone by calling 91 44 24640050.
Befrienders India (http://befriendersindia.net/helpline-details.php) contains contact numbers of local crisis helplines in 15+ cities in India.
Olsztynski Telefon Zaufania 'Anonimowy Przyjaciel (http://telefonzaufania.org/) provides 24/7 assistance as it is the only unit of this type in Poland. They can be reached by calling 89 19288 or 89 527 00 00.
Teléfono de la Esperanza (http://www.telefonodelaesperanza.org) is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, allowing callers to discuss a range of challenges from trauma and suicide to relationship issues. They can be reached by calling 717 003 717.
Självmordslinjen (Suicide prevention hotline) (https://mind.se/sjalvmordslinjen/) 24-hour email, chat and hotline service, all of which are toll-free.
Hjälplinjen (The help line) (https://www.1177.se/Stockholm/Om-1177/Om-Hjalplinjen/) offers temporary psychological support over the phone (toll-free), 7 days a week 13:00 - 22:00. You can opt to be anonymous
BRIS - Barnens rätt i samhället (Children's right in society) (https://www.bris.se/) is a children's right organisation. they offer toll-free and anonymous support for all children and young adults up to the age of 18 through phone and chat every day of the year 14:00 - 21:00. BRIS can be reached at 116 111 but also offers contact to curators through email and contact with other youth through their online forum.