When You Need Help Immediately – Crisis Support Helplines Are There for You

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If you (or someone you know) are experiencing suicidal thoughts or in an urgent mental health crisis, please reach out for help immediately.

Remember part of being strong is acknowledging when to ask for help.


If you or someone you know is in immediate danger or facing a life-threatening crisis, call 000 for emergency assistance in Australia.

Lifeline Australia: Lifeline provides 24/7 crisis support and suicide prevention services. Call 13 11 14.

Beyond Blue: Beyond Blue offers support for anxiety, depression, and other mental health issues. Call 1300 22 4636.

Suicide Call Back Service: This service provides 24/7 support to individuals experiencing suicidal thoughts or bereaved by suicide. Call 1300 659 467.

Pain Link Helpline: The Pain Link helpline offers a lifeline to individuals distressed by living with unrelieved pain and its impacts. Call 1300 340 357.

National Arthritis and Back Pain+ Help Line. The helpline provides nurses and highly trained volunteers to support people in dealing with pain, treatment options or accessing services. Call 1800 263 265.

Carer Gateway: The Carer Gateway is a national service that provides information, support and resources for unpaid carers who are caring for someone with a disability, chronic illness, mental health condition, or who are frail due to age. They offer support through phone counseling, online resources, and assistance in accessing local support services. Call 1800 422 737.

United Kingdom

If you or someone you know is in immediate danger or facing a life-threatening crisis, call 999 for emergency assistance in the UK.

Samaritans: Samaritans provides 24/7 emotional support for people experiencing feelings of distress, despair, or suicidal thoughts. Call 116 123.

Mind Infoline: Mind Infoline offers information and support for anyone dealing with mental health issues. Call 0300 123 3393.

CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably): CALM is a helpline dedicated to preventing male suicide and provides support for men in crisis. Call 0800 58 58 58.

SANEline: SANEline provides emotional support and information to anyone affected by mental health issues including family, friends and carers. Call 0300 304 7000.

Pain Concern Helpline: Pain Concern is a UK-based charity that provides support and information for people living with chronic pain. Their helpline offers advice, resources and support for individuals seeking to manage their pain effectively. Call 0300 123 0789.

Carers UK Adviceline: The Carers UK Adviceline provides information, advice, and support to unpaid carers across the UK. Call 0808 808 7777.

United States

If you or someone you know is in immediate danger or facing a life-threatening crisis, call 911 for emergency assistance in the US.

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline: The 988 Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals in the United States. Call 988.

Crisis Text Line: This crisis text line offers support and resources via text messaging for individuals in emotional distress. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds, all from our secure online platform. Text "HELLO" to 741741.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Helpline: The NAMI Helpline provides information, support, and referrals to local resources for individuals and families affected by mental health conditions. Call 800-950-NAMI (800-950-6264) or text "Helpline" to 62640, or chat to NAMI online.

American Chronic Pain Association (ACPA) Helpline: The ACPA offers support and resources for individuals living with chronic pain. They provide educational materials, self-help techniques, and support through their helpline for those seeking to manage their chronic pain effectively. Call 800-533-3231.

Pain Connection: A program of the US Pain Foundation, Pain Connection is dedicated to empowering people with chronic pain to improve their quality of life, decrease their sense of isolation, and take a more active role in their treatment.

Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA): FCA is a national organization dedicated to supporting and advocating for caregivers of adults with chronic or disabling health conditions. They provide online resources, support groups, and educational materials.

Arthritis Foundation Helpline: The helpline provides licensed, clinical social worker and trained staff providing information and support. Call 800-283-7800.


Suicide prevention helplines are typically operated at the national or regional level, and different countries have their own dedicated helplines to provide support to individuals in crisis.

IMAlive Crisis Chatline is a non-profit, worldwide 24/7, anonymous chatline to help anyone in crisis via instant messaging.

The International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) provides a good resource where you can FindAHelpline in your country and type of support required.

If we have missed an important organization for support, please let us know!

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