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Suicide prevention contacts

United Kingdom

Samaritans: A confidential emotional support service for anyone in the UK and Ireland. You can call them anytime, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year at 116 123 or email them at [email protected].

Papyrus: A national charity that works to prevent suicide in young people. Their HOPELineUK helpline is available weekdays from 9am to 10pm, weekends from 2pm to 10pm, and bank holidays from 2pm to 5pm. You can call them at 0800 068 4141, text them at 07860 039 967 or email them at [email protected].

CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably): A charity dedicated to preventing male suicide in the UK. They offer a free, confidential helpline available from 5pm to midnight, 7 days a week at 0800 58 58 58 or via webchat on their website.

The Mix: A support service for people under the age of 25 in the UK. They offer a free helpline, email and webchat service, which are available from 4pm to 11pm daily. You can call them at 0808 808 4994 or access their online services at

United States

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: A national network of crisis centers providing free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. You can call them anytime, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255) or chat with a crisis counselor online at

Crisis Text Line: A free 24/7 text-based support service for people in crisis. You can text HOME to 741741 to connect with a trained crisis counselor.

The Trevor Project: A national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ youth. They offer a 24/7 lifeline at 1-866-488-7386, chat and text options on their website, as well as a social networking site specifically for LGBTQ youth called TrevorSpace.

Veterans Crisis Line: A free and confidential resource for veterans, service members, and their families in crisis. You can call them at 1-800-273-8255 and press 1, chat online, or send a text message to 838255 to connect with a crisis counselor.

More being added very soon we are conducting our own research per country as of 17/03/2023