Helplines

If you think that you need emotional help and support, the following helplines are available in your country. They are there to help you when dealing with distressing problems as well as with serious personal crisis – it might already help to talk it through with somebody who is not personally involved.

If thoughts about taking your own life are present or getting stronger or are even uncontrollabe and obtruding, then please call emergency services.

You need to seek help in the country you are in, please select the country where you currently are:

Emergency Situations Call: 000

Suicide related Helplines

  • Lifeline Australia - 24/7 Crisis Support
  • Phone

    13 11 14

  • Website

    Link

  • Webchat

    Available from the Lifeline website between hours of 7pm and Midnight AEST

  • SMS Service

    Available between hours of 12pm and midnight (Text: 0477 131 114​)


  • Suicide Call Back Service
  • Phone

    1300 659 467

  • Website

    Link

  • Webchat

    Available from the SCBS website

  • Info

    24/7 Access to 30 minute sessions with Professional Counsellors (eligible clients may have the option to register their details and receive up to 6-follow up sessions with the same counsellor)


Mental Health and Wellbeing Helplines

  • BeyondBlue
  • Phone

    1300 22 4636

  • Support

    24/7

  • Webchat

    Available between hours of 3pm and midnight AEST from beyondblue website

  • Website

    Link

  • Info

    NB: Not suicide specific - more focused on support for mental health and wellbeing

  • Info

    BeyondBlue also have an online resource and helpline dedicated to mental wellbeing during the COVID-19 Pandemic https://coronavirus.beyondblue.org.au/ and call 1800 512 348 anytime


  • Mensline Australia
  • Phone

    1300 78 99 78

  • Website

    Link

  • Webchat

    Available from the Mensline website

  • 24/7 counselling

    Supportive non-judgemental counselling for Australian Men, eligible clients may have the option to register their details and receive up to 6-follow up sessions

  • Info

    NB: Not suicide specific - a non-judgemental support service focused on the mental health and wellbeing needs of Australian Men (may be particularly relevant for construction sector)


  • MATES in Construction
  • Phone

    1300 642 111

  • Support

    24/7

  • Info

    NB: A helpline service provided by MATES in Construction specifically for construction workers in Australia


  • Alcohol and Other Drugs Hotline
  • Phone

    1800 642 111

  • Support

    24/7


  • National Debt Hotline
  • Phone

    1800 007 007

  • Website

    Link


  • Small Business Debt Helpline
  • Phone

    1800 413 828

  • Website

    Link

Emergency Situations Call: 112 or 999

  • Samaritans
  • Phone

    116 123 (Republic of Ireland)

  • E-Mail

    jo@samaritans.org

  • Support

    Confidential non-judgemental emotional support, 24 hours a day


  • Find a GP in Ireland on the website of the Irish College of General Practitioners
  • Website

    Link


  • Depression Support Groups
  • Phone

    1800 80 48 48

  • Website

    Link

  • Support

    In Person, Phone and Zoom Link

  • E-Mail

    supportmail@aware.ie

  • Info

    Aware a voluntary organisation founded to assist those directly affected be depression

Emergency Situations Call: 112

  • Mental Health Finland
  • Phone

    09 2525 0111

  • Website

    Link


  • Kriisipuhelin
  • Phone

    09 2525 0111

  • Info

    Kriisipuhelin päivystää numerossa 09 2525 0111 suomen kielellä 24/7.


  • Svenskspråkig Kristelefon
  • Phone

    09 2525 0112

  • Info

    hjälp och stöd i svåra livssituationer

  • Info

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  • Arabic and English
  • Phone

    09 2525 0113

  • Info

    Telefonjouren är öppen:
    ma ja ti klo 11-15,
    ke klo 13-16 ja klo 17-21 sekä
    to klo 10-15.


  • Kriisipuhelimen
  • Phone

    +358 9 2525 0111

  • Info

    Ulkomailta soitettaessa esimerkiksi Kriisipuhelimen suomenkielisen linjan numero on +358 9 2525 0111.

For a list of crisis centres in your country, please click here.