What Should I do if I see Threats of Suicide or Self-harm on italki?

If you’ve encountered threats of suicide or self harm on italki please contact us right away.

For more information about suicide prevention please visit the International Association for Suicide Prevention. Suicide hotlines are there to provide help for those who need. Contact a hotline if you need help or need support to help a friend. If you are concerned about a friend please encourage the friend to contact a hotline as well.

Below is a list of well established suicide hotlines worldwide.

Worldwide Befrienders
http://www.befrienders.org

United States

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org
1 800 273 TALK (8255)

Veteran Crisis Line (for active U.S. service members, veterans, and family members)
http://www.veteranscrisisline.net 1 800 273 8255 SMS: 838255

Canada

Kids Help Phone (for youth under 20)
1-800-668-6868
For people over 20, find a crisis centre that serves your area: http://suicideprevention.ca/thinking-aboutsuicide/find-a-crisis-centre

United Kingdom / Ireland

Samaritans
http://www.samaritans.org
08457 90 90 90 (UK) 1850 60 90 90 (Republic of Ireland)
jo@samaritans.org

Germany

Telefonseelsorge
http://www.telefonseelsorge.de
0800 111 0 111
0800 111 0 222

Nummer gegen Kummer
https://www.nummergegenkummer.de
0800 111 0 550 (adults) 0800 111 0 333 (children)

Australia

Lifeline Australia
http://www.lifeline.org.au 13 11 14

Kids Helpline
http://www.kidshelp.com.au
1800 55 1800

Headspace
http://www.eheadspace.org.au
1800 650 890

Austria

Rat auf Draht
http://rataufdraht.orf.at
147

Belgium

Centrum Ter Preventie Van Zelfdoding
http://www.zelfmoordlijn.be
02/649 95 55

Brazil / Portugal

CVV
http://www.cvv.org.br
141
atendimento@cvv.org.br

Czech Republic

Linka bezpečí
www.linkabezpeci.cz
116 111

Pražská linka důvěry
http://www.csspraha.cz/linka-duvery
222 580 697

Linka důvěry Ostrava
http://www.mnof.cz/linka_duvery
596 618 908 737 267 939

Linka duševní tísně Most
http://www.mostknadeji.eu/linka-dusevni-tisne
476 701 444
Skype: ldt.most Linka důvěry

DKC
http://dkc.cz/linka_duvery.php
241 484 149
Skype: ld_dkc

Linka bezpečí
http://www.linkabezpeci.cz
116111 (děti a mládež)

Denmark

Livslinien
http://www.livslinien.dk
70 201 201

Finland

Suomen Mielenterveysseura
http://www.e-mielenterveys.fi/en/
01019 5202

France

S.O.S Amitié
http://www.sos-amitie.org
01 42 96 26 26

Greece

Klimaka NGO
http://www.klimaka.org.gr
http://www.suicide-help.gr
1018

Hong Kong

The Samaritan Befrienders Hong Kong
http://www.help4suicide.com.hk
http://www.sbhk.org.hk
2389 2222

The Samaritans Hong Kong
http://www.samaritans.org.hk
2896 0000

Hungary

Magyar Lelki Elsősegély Telefonszolgálatok Szövetségével
http://www.sos505.hu
116 123
sos@sos505.hu

Kek Vonal
116-111

India

AASRA
http://www.aasra.info
91-22-27546669
91-22-27546667
aasrahelpline@yahoo.com

Israel

ERAN
http://www.eran.org.il
Free call within Israel: 1201
Out of Israel: 972-76-8844400

Italy

Telefono Azzurro
www.azzurro.it
19696

Telefono Amico
http://www.telefonoamico.it
199 284 284

Japan

TELL Tokyo English Lifeline
http://www.telljp.com/ (English) http://www.telljp.com/index.php?/jp/facebook_help (Japanese)
03-5774-0992 (English)

Latvia

Skalbes
http://www.skalbes.lv
371 67222922 371 27722292

Lithuania

Lithuanian Association of Emotional Support Lines
http://www.klausau.lt Vaikų linija (Child line)
http://www.vaikulinija.lt 116 111 Jaunimo linija (Youth line) http://www.jaunimolinija.lt/laiskai/ 8 800 28888 Vilties linija (Hope line) http://www.kpsc.lt/vilties_linija.html
116 123
vilties.linija@gmail.com

Pagalbos moterims linija (Women’s line)
http://www.moteriai.lt
http://www.moters-pagalba.lt/linija
8 800 66366
pagalba@moteriai.lt

Linija Doverija (Support for Russian-speaking clients)
8 800 77277

Luxembourg

SOS Détresse – Hëllef iwwer Telefon
http://www.454545.lu 454545

Netherlands

Foundation 113Online
http://www.113online.nl
0900-113 0 113

New Zealand

National Depression Initiative
http://www.depression.org.nz
http://www.thelowdown.co.nz
0800 111 757
SMS: 5626 team@thelowdown.co.nz

Youthline
http://www.youthline.co.nz
0800 376633
SMS: 234
talk@youthline.co.nz
parenttalk@youthline.co.nz

Norway

Kirkens SOS
http://www.kirkens-sos.no
815 33 300

Poland

Fundacja Dzieci Niczyje
http://www.116111.pl/napisz
116 111

Serbia

Centar Srce
http://www.centarsrce.org
0800 300 303
vanja@centarsrce.org

Singapore

Samaritans of Singapore (SOS)
http://samaritans.org.sg
1800 221 4444
pat@samaritans.org.sg

South Africa

The South African Depression and Anxiety Group (SADAG)
http://www.sadag.org
0800 567 567
SMS: 31393

South Korea

HopeClick
http://www.hopeclick.or.kr

Spain

Teléfono de la Esperanza
http://telefonodelaesperanza.org
902500002

Sweden

Självmordsupplysningen (Föreningen Psykisk Hälsa) http://sjalvmordsupplysningen.se

Switzerland

Tel 143 - La Main Tendue – Die Dargebotene Hand – Telefono Amico http://www.143.ch 143

Taiwan

Taiwan Suicide Prevention Center
http://www.tspc.tw 0800 788 995 tspc-fb@tsos.org.tw

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