MENTAL HEALTH
CRISIS HOTLINes

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Australia

 

Canada

  • Wellness Together Canada
    Call 1-866-585-0445 (Adults) or 1-888-668-6810 (Youth)

  • Free Crisis Counselor, 24/7
    686868 for youth; 741741 for adults; Front Line Workers, text the word FRONTLINE to 741741

  • Hope for Wellness Help Line: 1-855-242-3310 (toll-free)

  • Kids Help Phone
    Call 1-800-668-6868 (toll-free) or text CONNECT to 686868.

  • Always There app for additional support 

Czech Republic

India

  • KIRAN (24/7 national mental health helpline - ministry of social justice) 1800-599-0019

  • iCall, a psychosocial helpline set up by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS).

  • Mumbai: Aasra has a free helpline, open 24/7. You can call them at +91 98204 66726, 022-25521111 (Monday-Saturday, 8am to 10pm) or email them at  icall@tiss.edu

  • Goa: Cooj at +91 98225 62522 ( coojtrust@yahoo.co.in )

  • Samaritans Mumbai provides emotional support for those who are stressed, distressed, depressed, or suicidal. You can call them at +91 84229 84528 or +91 84229 84529 or +91 84229 84530 or you can write to them at talk2samaritans@gmail.com

 

  • You can find a longer list of helpline numbers here or here.

 

Ireland

 

The Netherlands

  • Stichting 113Online:
    provides a 24/7 national suicide prevention phone line and webchat.
    113Online hotline can be reached at 113 or 0800 0113.
    113Online Webchat can be found at https://www.113.nl/ik-denk-aan-zelfmoord/hulplijn.

  • U-Center: Call 0800 – 222 444 6 (weekdays from 9 – 20 hrs).
    U- Center is an expert in treating anxiety, depression, substance abuse and trauma.

 

 New Zealand

 

Depression-specific helplines (New Zealand)

  • Depression Helpline 0800 111 757 or free text 4202
    To talk to a trained counsellor about how you are feeling or to ask any questions.

  • www.depression.org.nz 

  • SPARX.org.nz
    Online e-therapy tool provided by the University of Auckland that helps young people learn skills to deal with feeling down, depressed or stressed.

 

Sexuality or gender identity helpline

  • OUTLine NZ 0800 688 5463 (OUTLINE) provides confidential telephone support

 

Helplines for children and young people

  • Youthline 0800 376 633, free text 234 / talk@youthline.co.nz / online chat

  • thelowdown.co.nz team@thelowdown.co.nz / free text 5626 / free 24hr helpline 0800 111 757 

  • What's Up – 0800 942 8787 (for 5–18 year olds). Phone counselling is available Monday-Friday, 12pm–11pm and weekends, 3pm–11pm. Online chat is available Monday-Friday 1pm-10pm and Saturday and Sunday 3pm-10pm.

  • Kidsline – 0800 54 37 54 (0800 kidsline)
    For young people up to 18 years of age. Open Monday-Friday 4pm-9pm.

 

Other specialist helplines

  • Alcohol and Drug Helpline 0800 787 797 / online chat 

  • Are You OK  0800 456 450, Family violence helpline. 

  • Gambling Helpline 0800 654 655 

  • Anxiety phone line 0800 269 4389 (0800 ANXIETY 

  • Seniorline 0800 725 463; A free information service for older people 

  • 0508MUSICHELP 0508 MUSICHELP
    The Wellbeing Service is a 24/7 online, on the phone and in-person counselling service fully funded by the NZ Music Foundation and provided free of charge to those in the Kiwi music community who can't access the help they need due to hardship and other circumstances.  

  • Shine 0508 744 633; Confidential domestic abuse helpline. 

  • Quit Line 0800 778 778; Smoking cessation help. 

  • Women's Refuge Crisisline 0800 733 843 (0800 REFUGE;
    For women living with violence, or in fear, in their relationship or family. 

  • Shakti Crisis Line 0800 742 584
    For migrant or refugee women living with family violence. 

  • Rape Crisis 0800 883 300
    For support after rape or sexual assault.

 

Nigeria

  • MHEI - The Mandate Health Empowerment Initiative
    24/7 mental health support toll-free line: 0800 643 422737

  • Mentally Aware Nigeria Initiative (MANI) 0809 111 MANI (6264)

  • She Writes Woman toll-free helpline 
    on-the-spot counseling to calls at no cost to the caller: 0800 800 2000

  • Nigerian Suicide Prevention Initiative Counselling Centre
    234 806 210 6493
    234 809 210 6493

 

Philippines

  • NCMH CRISIS HOTLINE
    1553 Luzon-wide landline toll-free

    GLOBE / ™ Subscribers
    0966-351-4518
    0917-899-8727 (USAP)
    989 8727 (USAP)
    SMART / SUN / TNT Subscribers
    0908-639-2672

 

Singapore

  • Samaritans of Singapore; 24/7;  1800 221 4444, Email Befriending pat@sos.org.sg

  • SAF Hotline (For SAF Personnel); 1800 278 0022
    A national platform mindline.sg launched to help users assess their wellbeing and provide some forms of assistance if needed.

 

UK

  • Mind Infoline on 0300 123 3393 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm)
    For advice and support on a wide range of mental health problems. 

  • Samaritans free at any time, on 116 123
    For people experiencing suicidal thoughts.

 

USA

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) hotline
    1-800-950-NAMI (6264) or info@nami.org

  • Crisis Text Line – Text NAMI to 741-741
    Connect with a trained crisis counsellor to receive free, 24/7 crisis support via text message.

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – Call 800-273-TALK (8255)
    If you or someone you know is in crisis—whether they are considering suicide or not—please call the toll-free Lifeline at 800-273-TALK (8255) to speak with a trained crisis counsellor 24/7.



 

PromethistAI has collated these phone numbers based on publicly available information and does not bear responsibility for the functioning of the helplines run by different organisations.