Helplines

I have started to construct a list of helplines that is available for people to use, i’m starting with the UK first then will gradually expand to other areas of the globe. Shana 🙂

UK NUMBERS:

B-eat (Beat Eating Disorders)
Helpline: 0845 634 1414 (10:30am-8:30pm Mon-Fri & Sat 1pm -4:30pm)

Youthline- 0845 634 7650 (4pm-6:30pm Mon-Fri & Sat 1pm to 4:30pm)

Text Service: 07786 20 18 20

Web: www.b-eat.co.uk– Provides advice and support and information for anyone with an eating disorder inc anorexia and bulimia nervosa.

National Centre for Eating Disorders
Helpline: 01372 469 493

Web: www.eating-disorders.org.uk

First Steps to Freedom
Helpline 0845 120 2916 (10am-10pm Mon-Thur & 10am to midnight Fri, Sat and Sun)

Web: www.first-steps.org– Support for anyone experiencing anxiety problems including anorexia and bulimia.

OCD Action
Helpline: 0845 3906232 (Mon-Fri 10am – 5pm)

Web: www.ocdaction.org.uk– Telephone advice and information for people, their families and friends, experiencing any kind obsessive compulsive disorder including eating disorders.

Depression 
Support Line: Telephone Helpline: 020 8554 9004

Email: info@supportline.org.uk- Confidential emotional support to Children Young People and Adults; also keeps details of agencies, support groups and counselors throughout UK.

Association for Post Natal Illness: 020 7386 0868,

Web: www.apni.org– To advise and support women suffering from postnatal illness. Running a network of volunteers to support sufferers throughout the UK.

Aware Defeat Depression: 08451 202961,

Email: help@aware-ni.org- Support, information or a listening ear for all those affected by depressive illnesses.

Breathing Space: 0800 83 85 87 (Area served SCOTLAND),

Web: www.breathingspacescotland.co.uk– Helpline for young men 12-40 years who are experiencing difficulties and unhappiness in their lives and for their friends and family.

CALL Community Advice and Listening Line (Wales): 0800 132737,

Web: www.callhelpline.org.uk – Mental health helpline for Wales providing confidential listening support service.

Childline: 0800 1111,

Web: www.childline.org.uk.

Crossline Central: 0845 658 0045 (Area served SCOTLAND) – Christian based helpline and counseling service for the general public and people in crisis.

DABS Mail-Order Book Catalogue: 01709 860023 – Wide range of books including those on depression, self esteem assertiveness, self harm, child abuse.

Depression Alliance: 0845 123 2320,

Web: www.depressionalliance.org

Email: information@depressionalliance.org-  Confidential listening and support service. Also offer a range of information on depression and treatment options. National network of self help groups for people experiencing depression. National pen friend scheme offering support and fellowship to people with depression and their carers. Quarterly newsletter, booklets and leaflets on depression.

Depression Alliance Scotland: 0845 123 2320 (Area served SCOTLAND),

Email: info@dascot.org,

Web: www.dascot.org – Telephone information and other support for people affected by depression. Information about symptoms and treatment, listening support and signposting to other agencies.

Get Connected: 0808 808 4994,

Email, help@getconnected.org.uk,

Web: www.getconnected.org.uk– Free telephone and email helpline finding young people the best help whatever the problem. Can connect a child or young person to any UK helpline where appropriate.

Hope in Crisis Telephone Line: 028 9446 9990 (Area served NORTHERN IRELAND) – Christian based organisation offering listening support and ministry for anyone in crisis.

Manic Depression Fellowship: 0845 634 0540, email, mdf@mdf.org.uk,www.mdf.org.uk – Advice and information for people with manic depression and their families, carers and mental health professionals. Supply a range of information leaflets, books and tapes. Network of self help groups for people with manic depression, relatives and friends. Self management training programme.

Samaritans: 08457 90 90 90 (UK and Northern Ireland) 1850 60 90 90 (Republic of Ireland)

Web: http://www.samaritans.org/

You can also visit your local branch and have a face to face…but check on their website for closest branches.

Email: jo@samaritans.org

 

CANADA NUMBERS:

State : ALBERTA

Distress Line of Southwestern Alberta (Canada)

426 – 6th Street South

T1J 2C9

Lethbridge

Alberta

Helpline 1: Toll free: 1-888-787-2880

Helpline 2: 327-7905

(24 Hour service)

State : BRITISH COLUMBIA

Crisis Centre

Vancouver

British Columbia

Helpline 1: 604-872-3311 (Greater Vancouver)

Helpline 2: 18666613311 (Toll free-Howe Sound/Sunshine Coast)

Helpline 3: 1-866-872-0113 (TTY)

Helpline 4: 1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433) (BC-wide)

Website: www.crisiscentre.bc.ca

(24 Hour service)

State : ONTARIO

Chimo Helpline

PO Box 1033 
NB E3B 5C2

FREDERICTON

Contact by: – Phone  
Helpline 1: Fredericton Area: 450-HELP (4357) 
Helpline 2: Toll free provincial helpline: 1-800-667-5005

Website: http://www.chimohelpline.ca/ 
(24 Hour service)

Distress Centres Ontario

Helpline: +519 416 486 2242 (Admin)

Website: www.dcontario.org

(DCO) Distress Centre Oakville

Helpline: +1 (905) 849 4541

Website: www.distresscentreoakville.com/

(DCO) Telecare Distress Centre Brampton

Helpline: +1 (905) 459 7777

Website: www.telecarebrampton.org

(DCO) Distress Centre Durham

Helpline 1: +1 (905) 433-1121

Helpline 2: 1 800 452 0688

Website: www.distresscentredurham.com

(DCO) Distress Line Grey Bruce County

Helpline: 1-877-470-5200

Website: www.dcontario.org

(DCO) Telephone Aid Line Kingston

Helpline: +1 (613) 544 1771

Website: http://members.kingston.net/talk

(DCO) Distress Centre London & District

Helpline 1: +1 (519) 667-6711

Helpline 2: Seniors Helpline (SHL): 519-667-6600

Website: www.londondistresscentre.com

(DCO) Distress Centre Ottawa & Region

Helpline 1: Distress Line: +1 (613) 238 3311

Helpline 2: Crisis Line: +1 (613) 722-6914 or +1(866)996-0991

Website: www.dcottawa.on.ca

(DCO) Tel-Aide Outaouais

Helpline 1: +1 (613) 741 6433

Helpline 2: 1 800 567 9699

Website: www.tel-aide-outaouais.org

Email Helpline: plume@tel-aide-outaouais.org

(DCO) Distress Centre Peel

Helpline 1: Distress Line: +1 (905) 278 7208

Helpline 2: Mobile Crisis Line: 905-278-9036

Helpline 3: Mobile Crisis Line:+1 (800) 363-0971

Website: www.distresscentrepeel.com

(DCO) Distress Centre Sarnia-Lambton

Helpline 1: +1 (519) 336 3000

Helpline 2: + 1(888) 347-8737

Website: www.familycounsellingctr.com

(DCT) Distress Centres of Toronto

Helpline 1: +1 (416) 408 4357

Website: www.torontodistresscentre.com

(DCO) Distress Centre Waterloo Region

Helpline 1: +1 (519) 745 1166

Website: www.cmhawrb.on.ca/distress.htm

(DCO) Distress Centre Wellington/Dufferin

Helpline 1: +1 (519) 821 3760

Helpline 2: Toll free: +1 (888) 821-3760

Helpline 3: Crisis Line: +1 (519) 821-0140

Website: www.dc-wd.org 
(24 Hour service)

(DCO) Distress Centre Windsor/Essex

Helpline: +1 (519) 256-5000

Website: www.dcwindsor.com

Opening hours: 
    Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun: 12:00 – 23:00

(DCO) Distress Centre Niagara

Helpline 1: +1 (905) 688 3711

Helpline 2: 905 734 1212/905 382 0689

Website: www.distresscentreniagara.com

State : QUEBEC

Suicide Action Montreal

2345 est. rue Belanger

H2G 1C9

MONTREAL

Quebec

Helpline 1: (514) 723 4000

Website: www.suicideactionmontreal.qc.ca

 

LITHUANIA NUMBERS:

Youth Psychological Aid Centre – Vilnius Youth Line 
Jaunimo psichologinés paramos centras 
Rasu g.20, LT-11351 
VILNIUS 
Helpline: 8-800 2 8888 
Website: www.jppc.lt 
Email Helpline: www.jppc.lt/draugas 
Opening hours: 
    Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun: 16:00 – 07:00

 

**INTERNATIONAL NUMBERS**

            Austria: 01-713-3374

            Australia: (1800 55 1800 – Kids Helpline) (1800 18 4527 – GLTB Hotline) (1300 22 4636 – Beyondblue Depression Hotline) (13 11 44 – Lifeline Australia)

1800 817 568 – Suicide Helpline.

            Barbados: 429-9999

            Belgium: 078/15 10 20

            Bulgaria: (Горещи линии за помощ и подкрепа на деца и юноши – София:958-50-00) | (Горещи линии за помощ и подкрепа на деца и юноши – Благоевград:073 177) | (Денонощна гореща телефонна линия за жени, юноши и деца, преживели насилие:981 76 86) | (БЧК – Телефон на доверието : 936 24 44) | (Дневен център “16+” : 946 13 25 и 946 11 56)

            Brazil: 21-233-9191

            Canada: 514-723-4000

            China: 852-2382-0000

            Cyprus: 0-777-267

            Denmark: 70-201-201

            Egypt: 7621602

            Estonia: 6-558-088

            Finland: 040-5032199

            France: (+33) (0)9 51 11 61 30 or  01 45 39 40 00  OR  05 49 87 97 36

            Guatemala: 502-254-1259

            Holland: 0900-0767 OR  800 5555 5522

            Honduras: 504-237-3623

            Hungary: 62-420-111

            India: 91-22-307-3451

            Ireland: Suicide Hotline- 800 5555 5522 and Domestic Violence- +353 (0)90 64 79078

Italy: 06-7045-4444

            Maylaysia: 03-756-8144

            Mauritius: 46-48-889 OR 800-93-93

            Mexico: 525-510-2550

            New Zealand: 4-473-9739

            Nicaragua: 505-268-6171

            Norway: 815-33-300

            Portugal: 239-72-10-10

            Republic of Ireland: 1850-60-90-90

            Russia: 8-20-222-82-10

            Singapore: 800-221-4444 OR 000-227-0309

            South Africa: 0861-322-322 OR 051 444 5691

            South Korea: 2-715-8600

            Spain: 91-459-00-50

            Sri Vincent: 1-692-909

            Sweden: 031-711-2400

            Switzerland: 143

            Thailand: 02-249-9977

            Trinidad and Tobago: 868-645-2800

            Ukraine: 0487-327715 or 0482-226565

            United Kingdom: 08457-90-90-90

            United States: 1-800-Suicide (784-2433) OR 1-800-Talk (8255) OR 1-800-827-7571

PLEASE POST ME A MESSAGE IF YOU HAVE ANY MORE TO ADD, THIS PAGE IS UNDER CONSTRUCTION.

THANK YOU.

Shana

Credits- most of the international information is taken from www.befrienders.org and i cannot guarantee the service of everyone of the listed lines, places etc… However i have found the ones i’ve used before to be very helpful.

*i have also posted this on my personal blog*