Support and helplines

For anywhere in the world

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For the UK

Promotes the views and needs of people with mental health problems.
tel:03001233393 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm)

CALM is the Campaign Against Living Miserably
0800 58 58 58 (every day, 5pm to 12am)

Confidential support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair.
116 123 (24-hour)

Young suicide prevention society.
tel:08000684141 (Monday to Friday, 10am to 5pm and 7pm to 10pm, and 2pm to 5pm on weekends)

0300 330 0630 (10am–10pm every day), email operators all identify as LGBT+

Anxiety UK
Charity providing support if you have been diagnosed with an anxiety condition.
03444 775 774 (Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 5.30pm)

A free confidential helpline for people worried about their own or someone else’s drinking.
tel:03001231110 (weekdays 9am to 8pm, weekends 11am to 4pm)

Gamblers Anonymous
A free self-help group, for online support with gambling issues
tel:03300940322 (24-hour)

For the US

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Call 1-800-273-8255
Free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Crisis Text Line
Text MHA to 741741 to be connected to a trained Crisis Counselor. Free, text-based support 24/7.

The Trevor Project
Call 1-866-488-7386 or text START to 678678. A national 24-hour, toll free confidential suicide hotline for LGBTQ youth.

Trans Lifeline
Dial 877-565-8860 for US and 877-330-6366 for Canada.

Dial 2-1-1
If you need assistance accessing essential services, visit or dial 211. Run by the United Way.

National Domestic Violence Hotline
Call 1-800-799-7233 or 1-800-799-7233 for TTY. If you’re unable to speak safely, go to or text LOVEIS to 22522.

StrongHearts Native Helpline
Call 1-844-762-8483.
Available every day from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. CT.

The National Sexual Assault Telephone Hotline
Call 800.656.HOPE (4673)

Caregiver Help Desk
855-227-3640. Caregiving experts are available 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM ET.

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