Mental health resource hub

This page contains a vast selection of mental health services around the world.

This is not an exhaustive list, nor are any services contained within necessarily endorsed by spur:. We also always recommended you consult your local GP before engaging any mental health service.

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7 Cups

7 Cups provides online therapy & counselling.

https://www.7cups.com/

Headspace

Headspace is meditation made simple. Learn online, when you want, wherever you are, in just 10 minutes a day.

https://www.headspace.com/

IMAlive

IMAlive is a free, confidential and secure online chat service that provides live help to people in crisis.

https://www.imalive.org/

Mental Health First Aid Resources

Mental Health First Aid provides guidelines on what constitutes best practice first aid, as informed by expert consensus.

https://mhfa.com.au/mental-health-first-aid-guidelines

Online Counseling and Mental Health Resources

A range of online resources including blog, education Resources (including for children and teens), and tool-kits.

https://onlinecounselingprograms.com/resources/

Mental Health Online

Australia

Mental Health Online is an internet-based treatment clinic for people with mental health challenges.

https://www.mentalhealthonline.org.au/Default.aspx

Africa

Suicide Helpline Algeria

Algeria

Suicide Helpline Algeria is a phone counselling service.

0021 3983 2000 58

Lifeline Botswana

Botswana

Lifeline Botswana is a 24-hour helpline.

3911270

Lifeline Ghana

Ghana

Lifeline Ghana is a 24-hour helpline.

2332 444 71279

Support Line Kenya

Kenya

Support Line Kenya provides counselling and mental health support.

+254 20 3000378

Lifeline Liberia

Liberia

Lifeline Liberia provides counselling between 9 am-5 pm Monday-Saturday.

6534308

Helpline Mauritius

Mauritius

Helpline Mauritius offers emotional support to people in Mauritius who are in distress or at risk of suicide.

230 214 2451

Sourire de Reda (Befrienders Casablanca)

Morocco

Mental health support in Arabic and French.

+212 (6) 62 58 95 70

http://www.sourire2reda.org

Lifeline South Africa

South Africa

Lifeline South Africa is a 24-hour helpline.

0861 322 322

http://lifelinesa.co.za

Harare Samaritans

Zimbabwe

24-hour counselling service.

080 12 333 333

Asia & Middle East

Trust Social Work and Sociological Research Centre

Armenia

Trust Social Work and Sociological Research Centre is a 24 hour helpline.

(2) 538194

Bahrain Suicide Helpline

Bahrain

Bahrain Suicide Helpline is a phone counselling service.

0097 161 199 188

Kaan Pete Roi

Bangladesh

Kaan Pete Roi is an emotional support helpline in Bangladesh whose mission is to alleviate feelings of despair, isolation, distress, and suicidal feelings among members of the community, through confidential listening.

http://www.shuni.org

Beijing Psychological Assistance Hotline

China

Beijing Psychological Assistance Hotline is a free, 24-hour crisis helpline.

800-810-1117

Lifeline Shanghai

China

Lifeline Shanghai provides free and confidential emotional support and information 10am - 10pm, seven days per week.

(21) 6279-8990

Suicide Prevention Services

Hong Kong

Suicide Prevention Services offers a range of mental health support services including a 24-hour helpline.

2382 0000

http://www.sps.org.hk

Suicide Prevention India Foundation

India

India Suicide Prevention India Foundation is an online resource centre offering self-care, research, advocacy and training in suicide prevention.

https://www.spif.in/

AASRA

India

AASRA-Helps in suicide prevention is a 24-hour nationwide voluntary, professional and confidential service that provides access to crisis support and suicide prevention.

91-22-27546669

http://www.aasra.info

KIRAN · Mental Health Rehabilitation Hotline

India

KIRAN offers 24/7 mental health support including mental health first-aid, psychological support, crisis management etc. in 13 languages (English, Hindi, Punjabi, Odiya, Gujarati, Marathi, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, Bengali, Telugu,, Assamese and Urdu)

1800-599-0019

Fortis Healthcare

India

Fortis is one of the largest departments of mental health in India with more than 70 mental health experts working out of 9 cities under a unified program. Fortis run a 24 hour, 7 day a week helpline which is attended by trained psychologists

91-83-76804102

http://www.fortishealthcare.com

Iran Organization of Well Being

Iran

Iran Organisation of Well Being is a free, governmental helpline for a variety of problems such as marriage, family, youth, suicide, etc.

1480

http://moshaver.behzisti.ir

Osaka Suicide Prevention Center

Japan

The Osaka Suicide Prevention Center provides a range of mental health information and support.

http://www.spc-osaka.org

TELL

Japan

TELL provides mental health support to english speakers in Japan.

03-5774-0992

http://telljp.com

Lifeline Malaysia

Malaysia

Lifeline Malaysia provides a counselling helpline.

+603-42657995

http://lifeline.org.my

Lifeline Philippines

Philippines

Lifeline Philippines provides counselling services.

16-911

https://www.lifeline.com.ph/

Samaritans of Singapore

Singapore

Samaritans of Singapore provides 24-hour confidential emotional support to people who have difficulty coping during a crisis, who are thinking of suicide or affected by suicide.

1800-221 4444

http://sos.org.sg

Lifeline Korea

South Korea

Lifeline Korea offers 24-hour telephone service to people in South Korea who are depressed or at risk of suicide.

1588-9191

Counsel24

South Korea

Counsel24 provides counselling and mental health support.

1566-2525

http://www.counsel24.com

Sri Lanka Sumithrayo

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Sumithrayo is available 365 days of the year to provide confidential emotional support for people who are experiencing, feelings of distress or despair, including those that may lead to suicide.

(0)11-2692909

http://www.srilankasumithrayo.org

Taiwan Lifeline International

Taiwan

Taiwan Lifeline International provides a 24-hour helpline.

1995

http://www.life1995.org.tw

Samaritans Thailand

Thailand

Samaritans is a non-denominational, non-profit volunteer organisation dedicated to reduce the incidence of suicide by befriending individuals in crisis and educating the community about effective prevention strategies.

(02) 713-6793

http://www.samaritansthai.com/

Australia & Pacific

Lifeline

Australia

Lifeline provides suicide prevention services, mental health support and emotional assistance, not only via telephone but face-to-face and online.

13 11 14

http://lifeline.org.au

Kids Helpline

Australia

Kids Helpline is Australia’s only free, 24/7 phone and online counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25.

1800 55 1800

http://kidshelp.com.au

spur:org

Australia

spur:org makes it an easier option for people to take positive action than to suicide - through a range of campaigns and projects that target specific demographics.

https://www.wearespur.com/org

beyondblue

Australia

beyondblue provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health, whatever their age and wherever they live.

http://beyondblue.org.au

ReachOut

Australia

ReachOut helps under 25s with everyday questions through to tough times. Visit now to get the tools you need to make life easier.

http://au.reachout.com

headspace

Australia

headspace is a national youth mental health foundation dedicated to improving the wellbeing of young Australians.

http://headspace.org.au

RUOK

Australia

RUOK aims to inspire Australians to have regular, meaningful conversations about mental health.

http://ruok.org.au

Suicide Call Back Service

Australia

Suicide Call Back Service provides free phone, video & online counselling for anyone affected by suicide.

1300 659 467

http://suicidecallbackservice.org.au

Mensline

Australia

MensLine Australia is a professional telephone and online support and information service for Australian men.

1300 78 99 78

http://mensline.org.au

Wesley Church Counselling Services - LifeLine

Fiji

Wesley Church Counselling Services provides mental health support.

679 302998

Lifeline New Zealand

New Zealand

Lifeline NZ provides free, 24-hour counselling and phone help lines.

0800 543 354

http://www.lifeline.org.nz

Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand

New Zealand

The Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand is a charity that works towards creating a society free from discrimination, where all people enjoy positive mental health & wellbeing.

http://www.mentalhealth.org.nz

Lifeline Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea

Lifeline Papua New Guinea provides counselling over the phone and face-to-face.

675 326 0011

Fa'ataua Le Ola

Samoa

FLO offers a free suicide counselling service.

800 5433

https://www.flosamoalife.com/

Europe

Suicide Helpline Albania

Albania

Suicide Helpline Albania is a suicide and mental health support line.

127

TelefonSeelsorge

Austria

TelefonSeelsorge is a 24-hour support line.

142

http://www.telefonseelsorge.at

Tele Onthaal

Belgium

Tele Onthaal is a 24-hour support line.

106

http://www.tele-onthaal.be

Centre de Prévention de Suicide

Belgium

Centre de Prévention de Suicide provides suicide prevention services.

0800 32 123

http://www.preventionsuicide.be

Plavi Telefon

Croatia

Plavi Telefon is a counselling helpline.

01/4833-888

http://www.plavi-telefon.hr

Cyprus Samaritans

Cyprus

Cyprus Samaritans is a mental health support line.

8000 7773

http://www.cyprussamaritans.org

Modrá Linka

Czech Republic

Modrá Linka provides crisis support.

549 241 010

http://www.modralinka.cz

Livslinien

Denmark

Livslinien is a mental health support network.

70 201 201

http://www.livslinien.dk

Eluliin

Estonia

Eluliin provides counselling in Russian and Estonian.

6314300

http://eluliin.ee

Suomen Mielenterveysseura

Finland

Suomen Mielenterveysseura provides mental health information and services.

010 195 202

http://www.mielenterveysseura.fi

S.O.S. Amitié

France

S.O.S. Amitié includes 44 regional associations that provide a range of mental health services and helplines.

http://www.sos-amitie.com

Suicide Écoute

France

Suicide écoute is a 24-hour suicide prevention helpline.

01 45 39 40 00

http://suicideecoute.pads.fr

Fil Santé Jeunes

France

Fil Santé Jeunes is an anonymous and free number for young people.

0800 235 236

http://www.filsantejeunes.com

TelefonSeelsorge

Germany

TelefonSeelsorge is a24-hour support line.

0800 1110111

http://www.telefonseelsorge.de

Suicide Intervention Line

Greece

Suicide Intervention Line is a non-governmental organization, with activities aimed both available mental health services and the implementation of social inclusion of vulnerable groups programs.

1018

http://suicide-help.gr

Hjálparsíma

Iceland

Hjálparsíma provides psychological support, counseling, listening and information.

1717

https://www.raudikrossinn.is/

Telefono Amico Italia

Italy

Telefono Amico Italia is a volunteer organisation that listens to anyone experiencing loneliness, anxiety, sadness, despair, anger or discomfort.

199 284 284

http://www.telefonoamico.it

Servizio per la Prevenzione del Suicidio

Italy

Servizio per la Prevenzione del Suicidio is a suicide prevention helpline whose mission is to give psychological and emotional support to anyone in suicidal crisis or in bereavement.

http://www.prevenireilsuicidio.it

Skables

Latvia

Skables provides crisis support.

6 7222922

http://www.skalbes.lv

454545

Luxembourg

454545 is committed to providing discreet help to people in need.

454545

http://454545.lu

113 Online

Netherlands

113 Online provides a range of mental health support including a 24-hour support line.

0900 - 0113

http://www.113online.nl

Sensoor

Netherlands

Sensoor is a 24-hour helpline.

0900 0767

http://www.sensoor.nl

Kirkens SOS

Norway

Kirkens SOS is an anonymous, 24-hour helpline.

22 40 00 40

http://www.kirkens-sos.no

SOS Voz Amiga

Portugal

SOS Voz Amiga is a telephone service for those in distress.

21 354 45 45

http://www.sosvozamiga.org

Alianţa Română de Prevenţie a Suicidului

Romania

Alianţa Română de Prevenţie a Suicidului provides free and confidential telephone counselling.

0800 801 200

http://www.antisuicid.com

Samaritans Russia

Russia

Samaritans Russia provides counselling and mental health support.

007 8202 577 577

Telefono de la Esperanza Spain

Spain

Telefono de la Esperanza provides mental health support and information.

91 459 00 50

http://www.telefonodelaesperanza.org

The Samaritans Switzerland

Switzerland

The Samaritans Switzerland provides a range of help services and helpline.

143

http://www.143.ch

Prevention of Young Suicide

UK

Prevention of Young Suicide operates a helpline providing short-term support and advice for anyone concerned about themselves or a young person they know.

0800 068 41 41

http://www.papyrus-uk.org

Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM)

UK

CALM is a campaign aimed at bringing the suicide rate down among men aged 15–35 years.

0800 58 58 58

http://www.thecalmzone.net

Samaritans

UK & Ireland

Samaritans is a registered charity aimed at providing emotional support to anyone in distress or at risk of suicide.

116 123

http://www.samaritans.org

Odessa Confidence Telephone Service

Ukraine

Odessa Confidence Telephone Service is a mental health helpline.

0487 32715

North America

The Recovery Village Columbus

A depression and suicide prevention resource guide for North America.

https://www.columbusrecoverycenter.com/depression-resource-guide/

Crisis Centre Bahamas

Bahamas

For anyone in crisis due to any kind of abuse. Available 24/7.

(242) 328 0922

Samaritans of Barbados

Barbados

Samaritans of Barbados provides phone, letter and e-mail support.

(246) 42 99 999

Youth Space

Canada

A safe space for young people to share their thoughts and feelings.

http://youthspace.ca

Kids Help Phone

Canada

Kids Help Phone is a nationwide 24-hour, toll-free, confidential crisis line and counselling service available to Canadians under the age of twenty.

1800 668 6868

http://org.kidshelpphone.ca

Centre for Suicide Prevention

Canada

The Centre for Suicide Prevention provides information and resources to reduce the suicide rate and minimize the harmful consequences of suicidal behaviour.

http://suicideinfo.ca

Trans Lifeline

Canada & USA

Trans Lifeline is a toll-free crisis helpline available in the United States and in Canada for transgender people staffed by transgender people.

877-330-6366

http://www.translifeline.org

Aqui Estoy

Costa Rica

Free telephone counselling service operating Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm.

2272-3774

https://psicologiacr.com/aqui-estoy/

Helpline Cuba

Cuba

Helpline Cuba is a mental health support line.

532 348 14 49

Telefono de la Esperanza Honduras

Honduras

Telefono de la Esperanza provides mental health support and information.

(00 504) 2558 08 08

http://www.telefonodelaesperanza.org

Addiction Centre

USA

Addiction Centre provides free online information for those with a 'dual diagnosis' (addiction coupled with mental ill health) and to support them on their path to recovery

(833) 918-0376

https://www.addictioncenter.com/addiction/dual-diagnosis/

Choice Mutual

USA

Although Choice Mutual is not a mental health support service, their website has a wide range of information and links for those dealing with deaths, traumas, or disasters.

http://choicemutual.com

Drugrehab.com

USA

DrugRehab.com provides information, resources, and treatment for people battling addiction and related conditions. They additionally have support information suicide and suicide risk relating to substance abuse.

http://DrugRehab.com

Mental Health America

USA

MHA is the nation's leading community-based nonprofit dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness and to promoting the overall mental health of all Americans.

http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net

Maryville University’s Mental Health Resources

USA

Maryville University’s Mental Health Resources for College Students Guide provides information about the most common mental health concerns for young adults transitioning to college, including stress management, depression, suicide, substance abuse, and sleep health.

http://maryville.edu

MentalHealth.Gov

USA

MentalHealth.gov provides one-stop access to U.S. government mental health information.

http://www.mentalhealth.gov

National Alliance on Mental Illness

USA

The National Alliance on Mental Illness is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.

http://www.nami.org

National Suicide Prevention Helpline

USA

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention helpline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.

1800 273 8255

http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

The Trevor Project

USA

The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24.

1-866-488-7386

http://thetrevorproject.org

South America

Teléfono de la Esperanza Argentina

Argentina

Teléfono de la Esperanza provides mental health support and information throughout Argentina.

902 500 002

Telefono de la Esperanza Bolivia

Bolivia

Telefono de la Esperanza provides mental health support and information.

(00 591 4) 4 25 42 42

CVV

Brasil

CVV provides 24-hour mental health support by chat, phone, skype and email.

188

http://www.cvv.org.br

Telefono de la Esperanza Colombia

Colombia

Telefono de la Esperanza provides mental health support and information.

(00 57 4) 448 2945

http://www.telefonodelaesperanza.org

Telefono de la Esperanza Ecuador

Ecuador

Telefono de la Esperanza provides mental health support and information.

6000477

http://www.telefonodelaesperanza.org

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