Mental Health Day 2022

Mental Health Matters

Don’t Ignore Signs of Stress, Anxiety or Depression

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(Please note that these materials have been gathered from online sources.  We would appreciate receiving any additional information you believe should be added and, particularly, would appreciate feedback on specific phone numbers or services which are no longer available or have new contact information.  We would also like to know asap of any unsatisfactory or negative experiences which might occur.  )

Stress
/stres/
noun

  1.  pressure or tension exerted on a material object
  2.  a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances

 

Anx·i·e·ty
/aNGˈzīədē/
Noun

  1. a feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease, typically about an imminent event or something with an uncertain outcome.
  2. desire to do something, typically accompanied by unease.

In PSYCHIATRY
a nervous disorder characterized by a state of excessive uneasiness and apprehension, typically with compulsive behavior or panic attacks.

 

depression 
 /dɪˈpreʃn/
Noun

a medical condition in which a person feels very sad, anxious and without hope and often has physical symptoms such as being unable to sleep, etc.

 

**International Emergency Hotlines**   

 

If you or someone you know if suicidal, call one of the numbers below. If someone is in IMMEDIATE danger, please call your local emergency number (e.g. 911 in the US).

 

 United States:

Emergency: 911

Suicide Hotline: 988 

 

 Algeria:

Emergency: 34342 and 43 Suicide Hotline: 0021 3983 2000 58 

 

 Angola:

Emergency: 113

 

 Argentina:

Emergency: 911 Suicide Hotline: 135

Centro de Asistencia al Suicida by calling 135 (Greater Buenos Aires) or 5275-1135 (rest of the country)

SOS Un Amigo Anonimo is available seven days a week from 10 AM to 7 PM by calling 4783–8888.

 

 Armenia:

Emergency: 911 and 112 Suicide Hotline: (2) 538194

Trust Social Work and Sociological Research Center: can be reached at (2) 538194 or (2) 538197

 

 Australia:

Emergency: 000 Suicide Hotline: 131114 

Lifeline is a 24-hour nationwide service that provides access to crisis support, suicide prevention and mental health support services.[6] It can be reached at 13 11 14. They also offer an online chat service from 7pm to midnight Sydney time every day.

Kids Helpline is a 24-hour nationwide service that provides access to crisis support, suicide prevention and counselling services for Australians aged 5–25. It can be reached at 1800 55 1800. In addition the Kids Helpline does also provide online chat services

Beyond Blue provides nationwide information and support regarding anxiety, depression, and suicide. It has a helpline which can be reached by calling 1300 22 4636. The helpline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. In addition, the organization also provides online chat from 3 pm to 12 am every day.

The Suicide Call Back Service is a nationwide service that provides professional 24/7 telephone and online counselling to people who are affected by suicide. It has a helpline which can be reached by calling 1300 659 467. The organization also offers online chat and video chat services.

MensLine Australia is a 24/7 telephone and online counseling service for men with emotional health, mental health and relationship concerns. It has a helpline which can be reached by calling 1300 78 99 78. The organization also offers online counseling.



 Austria:

Emergency: 112 Telefonseelsorge 24/7 : 142 Rat auf Draht 24/7 : 147 (Youth)

122 is the national fire-brigade number in Austria.

133 is the national police number in Austria.

144 is the national ambulance number in Austria.

142 is the number of Telefonseelsorge in Austria. Free of charge, operating 24 hours a day.

147 is the number of Rat auf Draht, a crisis number especially for children, juveniles and their attachment figures. Free of charge, operating 24 hours a day.

 

Azerbaijan:

112 is the national emergency number in Azerbaijan.

510-66-36 is the official youth crisis hotline operated by Initiative for Development.

 

 Bahamas:

Emergency: 911 Suicide Hotline: (2) 322-2763

 

 Bahrain:

Emergency: 999 

 

 Bangladesh:

Emergency: 999 

199 is the national number for ambulance and fire.

Kaan Pete Roi (http://shuni.org/) 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. The helpline is intended for suicide prevention and the promotion of mental health.

 

 Barbados:

Emergency: 911 Suicide Hotline: Samaritan Barbados (246) 4299999

211 is the number to contact police in Barbados.

511 is the number to contact an ambulance in Barbados.

311 is the number to contact a fire station for a fire truck in Barbados.

 

Belarus:

112 works on the territory of Belarus (works for tourists as well). Call 102 for police and 103 for ambulance if needed.

For victims of violence at home: 8 801 100 8 801 (anonymous, 24/7).

For children: 801-100-1611 (anonymous, 24/7).

Other psychological help phones can be reached at (minzdrav.gov.by)

 

 Belgium:

Emergency: 112 Suicide Hotline: Stichting Zelfmoordlijn 1813

Stichting Zelfmoordlijn 1813 provides a 24/7 national suicide prevention phone line and a webchat everyday from 18:30 to 22:00 for Dutch language.[17]

Zelfmoordlijn 1813 hotline can be reached at 1813.

Zelfmoordlijn 1813 limited webchat can be found at https://www.zelfmoord1813.be/chat-met-zelfmoordlijn-1813.

Stichting Centre de Prévention du Suicide provides a 24/7 national suicide prevention phone line for French language.[18]

 

Bolivia:

Emergency: 911 Suicide Hotline: 3911270

Teléfono de la Esperanza aims at promoting mental health to the Spanish and Portuguese-speaking world. Bolivians living in Cochabamba and La Paz can call (00 591 4) 4 25 42 42 and 75288084.[19]

 

Bosnia & Herzegovina

Suicide Hotline: 080 05 03 05

122 is the national police number in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

123 is the national fire-brigade number in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

124 is the national emergency number in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Centar Srce is a Serbian organization for emotional support. Currently there no other organisation inside Bosnia and Herzegovina that deals with suicidal thought and prevention.

0800-300303 is the number of Centar Srce.

 

Botswana:

Emergency: 911 Suicide Hotline: +2673911270 

 

Brazil:

Emergency: 188 

190 and 192 are the national emergency numbers for police and ambulances in Brazil.

Centro de Valorização da Vida (http://www.cvv.org.br/) is an emotional and suicidal prevention support NGO founded in 1962 in São Paulo, Brazil, and recognized as Federal Public Utility in 1973. It offers voluntary and free support, with all communications being confidential. Contacts can be made through the phone number 188 (available 24/7), personally (in one of the 72 centres around the country), chat (via their website), VoIP (via Skype) and e-mail.

Brunei:

991 is the emergency number for ambulances

993 is the emergency number for police

145 is the national suicide hotline

 

Bulgaria:

Emergency: 112 Suicide Hotline: 0035 9249 17 223

Bulgarian Red Cross (https://www.redcross.bg/activities/activities5/telefon.html) is providing free consultations related to psycho-social issues and difficulties such as substance addiction, suicide prevention, depression and for people living with HIV/AIDS. The Red Cross can also be a first point of contact for situations related to human trafficking.

 

Burkina Faso:

Emergency: 17 

 

Canada:

Emergency: 911

Kids Help Phone (https://kidshelpphone.ca/) is a free 24/7 national support service that provides confidential professional counselling, information, referrals and volunteer-led, text-based support to young people in both English and French.

Talk Suicide Canada can be reached 24/7 at 1-833-456-4566 or 45645 (Text, 4 p.m. to midnight ET only) (https://talksuicide.ca/) nationwide suicide prevention service

Crisis Text Line powered by Kids Help Phone (crisistextline.ca) is a free, confidential 24/7 national crisis-intervention text-message service. It can be reached by texting HOME (English) or PARLER (French) to 686868.

Trans Lifeline (http://www.translifeline.org/) is a toll-free crisis hotline available in the United States and in Canada for transgender people staffed by transgender people. It can be reached at 1-877-330-6366.

The Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention (https://suicideprevention.ca) maintains a Canada-wide list of phone numbers and websites related to suicide prevention.

 

Chad: 

Emergency: 2251-1237

 

Chile:

Ministerio de Salud: Telefono 600 360 7777

Saludable Mente: https://gob.cl/saludablemente/

Todo Mejora: https://todomejora.org/apoyo/

Fundacion Vinculos: Telefono: 5622 2442 533 y 5698 2481 971

Línea Libre (Fundación Para la Confianza): Teléfono: 1515. App: (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.ltmessenger.linealibre&hl=es_419 - https://apps.apple.com/cl/app/l%C3%ADnea-libre/id1467421633)

 

 China:

Emergency: 110 

Ambulance: 120

Suicide Hotline: 800-810-1117 

Lifeline: 400-821-1215 (https://www.lifelinechina.org/) available 10am to 10pm every day at 400 821 1215.

 

Community Center Shanghai (CCS): Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Pudong Center (021) 3382-1770, Minhang Center: (021)6406-3866, Hongqiao Satellite Center: 13671519554, Downtown Counseling Center: 136.3631.7474, 

Website: www.communitycentershanghai.com for more information.

Beijing Suicide Research and Prevention Center (http://www.crisis.org.cn), a World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Suicide Prevention, available 24/7 at 800-810-1117 (for landline callers) or 010-8295-1332 (for mobile and VoIP callers)

Shanghai Mental Health Center (http://www.smhc.org.cn) serves as a mental health clinic as well as teaching, researching and planning mental health prevention throughout China. They can be reached at 021–64387250.

Shenzhen Mental Health Center (http://www.szknyy.com/) free professional counseling available 24/7 at 0755-25629459

Guangzhou Crisis Research and Intervention Center (http://www.gzcrisis.com/) available 24/7 at 020-81899120 or 020-12320-5, online counseling is also available with QQ messenger at 1661042151

Mental Health Center of School of Medicine of Zhejiang University (http://www.hz7hospital.com/) available 24/7 at 0571-85029595

 

Colombia:

123 is the national emergency number in Colombia.

106 provides support for issues such as depression, alcoholism, drug abuse, and suicide that traditional centers might not accomplish

24/7 Helpline in Barranquilla: 1(00 57 5) 372 27 27 24/7 Hotline Bogota: (57-1) 323 24 25

 

Congo:

Emergency: 117

 

Costa Rica:

La línea Aquí Estoy es un servicio gratuito para el apoyo en la prevención del suicidio, brindado por el Colegio de Profesionales en Psicología.

El horario de servicio es: Lunes a viernes de 2:00 pm – 10:00 pm.https://psicologiacr.com/aqui-estoy/

(506) 2272-3774

 

Croatia:

112 is the national emergency number in Croatia.

Plavi Telefon (www.plavi-telefon.hr) can be called at 48 33 888 and aim to provide support for issues such as depression, alcoholism, drug abuse and suicide that traditional centers might not accomplish.

 

Cuba

104 Ambulance

105 Fire

106 Police

 

Cyprus:

Emergency: 112 Suicide Hotline: 8000 7773

Cyprus Samaritans (http://www.cyprussamaritans.org) is available every day from 4pm to 12am and is confidential. They can be reached at 8000 7773.

 

Czech Republic:

112 is the national emergency number in the Czech Republic.

116 111 for kids under 18 and students under 26 years old. (https://www.linkabezpeci.cz)

Blueline 9am-9pm: Call 608 902 410 or 731 197 477

National Medical Emergency Number: Call 155

 

 Denmark:

Emergency: 112 Suicide Hotline: 4570201201

Livslinien (https://www.livslinien.dk) offers telephone support 11am-4am on 70 201 201, or online chat

 

Ecuador:

11 is the national emergency number in Ecuador.

Teléfono Amigo (http://www.telefonoamigo.org/) is available every day from 09h to 13h and from 15h to 23h. Their hotlines can be called nationwide.

 

Egypt:

Suicide Hotline: 131114 

122 is the national emergency number for police in Egypt.

123 is the national emergency number for emergency health services in Egypt

126 is the foreigners emergency number in Egypt.

https://befrienderscairo.com/, BeFrienders in Cairo, Egypt, along with their two hotlines: 762 1602, 762 1603 and 762 2381.

 

El Salvador:

Emergency: 911 Suicide Hotline: 126 

 

Equatorial Guinea:

Emergency: 114 

 

Estonia:

Emergency: 112 Suicide Hotline: 3726558088 ; in Russian 3726555688

 

Ethiopia

Emergency: 911 

 

Fiji:

917 is the national emergency number in Fiji.

Lifeline Fiji runs the National Crisis Line, Crisis Support, and Suicide Intervention line. Free calls at any time on 132454

 

Finland:

Emergency: 112 Suicide Hotline: 010 195 202

MIELI Mental Health Finland has provided assistance and support for those dealing with mental health issues and suicide since 1897. They can be reached at 09 2525 0111 (Finnish, 24/7), 09 2525 0112 (Swedish) or 09 2525 0113 (Arabic and English).[24]



France:

112 is the national emergency number in France, 15 is the number for ambulances, 114 for all emergency services for deaf using FAX or SMS and 17 is for police.

3114: the national suicide prevention hotline. A toll-free 24/7 lifeline that provides professional and confidential attention to people in need. This number also caters to the needs of health professionals, worried relatives, people beavered by suicide as well as to anybody else facing this sensitive issue.

Fil santé jeunes: 0800 235 236: anonymous and toll-free number for young people.

Suicide écoute: 01 45 39 40 00 (24-hour): suicide prevention helpline (volunteers).

SOS Suicide Phénix: 01 40 44 46 45 (schedule): suicide prevention through listening and hospitality (volunteers).

Sos amitié: 09 72 39 40 50 (toll-free 24/7 number): distress listening on multimedia platform: phone, email, chat (volunteers).

La Croix Rouge Ecoute: 0 800 858 858: psychological support online, anonymous and free (volunteers).

 

Germany:

Suicide Hotline: 08001810771 

112 is the national emergency number for fire and ambulance in Germany.

110 is the national emergency number for police.

Telefonseelsorge (http://www.telefonseelsorge.de/) (24/7, no cost): 0800 111 0 111, or 0800 111 0 222, or 116 123, or by online chat at https://online.telefonseelsorge.de/

 

Georgia:

112 is the national emergency number for fire, police and ambulance in Georgia.

 

Ghana:

Emergency: 999 Suicide Hotline: 2332 444 71279 

 

Gibraltar:

112 is the national emergency number in Gibraltar.

190 is the national emergency number for fire and ambulance in Gibraltar.

199 is the national emergency number for police in Gibraltar.

https://www.gibsams.gi: 116123 (6pm-11pm everyday): Confidential and anonymous hotline for any issue/problem (Volunteers).

https://childline.gi: 8008 (5pm-9pm everyday): Confidential and anonymous hotline for minors regarding any issue/problem (Volunteers).

 

Greece:

1018 is the Suicide hotline. (http://suicide-help.gr)

112 is the National emergency number. (https://112.gr/en-us/)

100 is the Police emergency number. (http://www.astynomia.gr)

199 is the Fire emergency number. (https://www.fireservice.gr)

166 is the Ambulance emergency number. (https://www.ekab.gr/)

1065 is the SOS Lifeline for the elderly. (http://www.lifelinehellas.gr)

11188 is the Cyber Crime Division. (https://cyberalert.gr/)

1056 is the National Helpline for Children. (https://www.hamogelo.gr/gr/en/sos-1056/)

15900 is the General Secretariat for Family Policy and Gender Equality. (http://www.isotita.gr/en/home/)

11528 is the Open support line for the LGBT community. 

 

Greenland:

134 is the national crisis number for Greenland.

 

Guinea:

Emergency: 117

 

Guyana:

Emergency: 999 Suicide Hotline: 223-0001

The Guyana Inter-agency Suicide Prevention Helpline was launched by the Guyana Police Force in 2015 to help those struggling with suicidal thoughts. The helpline can be reached 24 hours a day by calling (+592) 223–0001, or 223–0009, and calling and/or texting (+592) 600-7896, or 623-4444.

 

Holland:

Suicide Hotline: 09000767

 

Hong Kong:

Emergency: 999 Suicide Hotline: 852 2382 0000

The Samaritans Hong Kong (https://samaritans.org.hk) is available 24/7 by calling 2896 0000.

The Samaritan Befrienders Hong Kong is available 24/7 at 2389 2222.

Caritas Crisis line(https://www.fcec.caritas.org.hk) is available 24/7 at 18288.

 

Hungary:

Emergency: 112 Suicide Hotline: 116123

LESZ (https://sos116-123.hu/): Call 116-123 or 06 80 810-600 24/7, E-mail: [email protected] - Anonym helpline providing emotional support for those who are stressed, distressed, depressed, or suicidal. The association works together with 22 services to provide the necessary help.

Blue Line (https://kek-vonal.hu/): Call 116-111 24/7 - Anonym child crisis helpline providing emotional support for young people who are in need of someone to listen to them, provide comfort, give suggestions or if they're just simply curious about topics regarding their surrounding. Chat and E-mail available on the website, but registration is needed. Adults concerned about the mental or physical safety of children can call 116-000

 

Iceland:

National Emergency Number: Call 112

Hjálparsími Rauða Krossins (Suicide help line):[27] Call 1717 Website: https://www.raudikrossinn.is/hvad-gerum-vid/hjalparsiminn-1717/hvad-gerum-vid-3

The Pieta Organization: Call 552 2218

 

India:

Emergency: 112 Suicide Hotline: 8888817666 

Kiran: 1800-599-0019. A national 24/7 toll free helpline launched by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment to help people with suicidal thoughts, depression and other mental health issues.

Samaritans Mumbai: (samaritansmumbai.com) - +91 8422984528, +91 8422984529, +91 8422984530 - 3 pm to 9 pm, all days. [email protected] Helpline providing emotional support for those who are stressed, distressed, depressed, or suicidal.

Vandrevala Foundation (www.vandrevalafoundation.com): +91 9999666555, a 24/7 helpline

Mitram Foundation: (mitramfoundation.org) - +91 80 2572 2573 - 10 am to 2 pm, Monday to Saturday.

AASRA (http://www.aasra.info/): +91-22-27546669 is a 24-hours a day, 7 days a week nationwide voluntary, professional and confidential services.

1Life (https://1life.org.in/): +91 78930 78930, a 24/7 helpline for suicide prevention and crisis support

Sneha India (http://www.snehaindia.org) is available 24/7 on the phone by calling +91 44 24640050 or +91 44 2464 0060.

Befrienders India (http://befriendersindia.net/helpline-details.php) contains contact numbers of local crisis helplines in 15+ cities in India.

Save Indian Family Foundation (https://www.saveindianfamily.org/) contact numbers of local helplines across India. Helping families to avoid suicidal thoughts and overcome societal issues.

Lifeline Foundation (Kolkata): (www.lifelinefoundation.in[28]) - Tele-helpline for providing emotional support to distressed, depressed or suicidal +91 9088030303[28], 03340447437[28] 10am to 10pm all days of the week. Non-judgemental, confidential, free service.

iCall (https://icallhelpline.org/): +91 9152987821 (Mon to Sat from 10 am - 8 pm). It is a telephone and email based counseling service run by School of Human Ecology, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, that offers free telephone and email-based counseling services.

The Jeevan Aastha Helpline is an initiative by the Gandhinagar Police Department, Gujarat to provide assistance to those seeking immediate mental health counselng across India

Healmind is an initiative by the students of National Institute for Empowerment of Persons with Multiple Disabilities in kerala to help those seeking mental health (not for an active crisis)

CHILDLINE 1098 is for children in distress it works with Child Welfare Committee to provide long=term rehabilitation

Chat-based counseling services (not for an active crisis)

 

Indonesia

Emergency: 112 Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-8255 

Kementerian Kesehatan: 150-0454

 

Iran:

110 and 115 are the national emergency numbers for police and ambulances in Iran.

The Iran National Organization of Well-Being, has provided various methods by which the individuals can use the specialists' services free of charge for a variety of problems such as marriage, family, the youth and children, suicide, etc. including online, in person and by phone.

Online: By registering at Moshaver.behzisti.ir

In person: ‌‌By finding the closest location in The Iran National Organization of Well-Being website.

By phone: Calling 1480. This hotline is open from 6 am until 9 pm everyday and its services are reached from all provinces of Iran.

 

Ireland:

Emergency: 116123 Suicide Hotline: +4408457909090 

112 and 999 are the national emergency numbers in Ireland.

Samaritans (http://www.samaritans.org/) is a registered charity aimed at providing emotional support to anyone in distress or at risk of suicide throughout Ireland.

Freephone 116 123 for Samaritans anywhere in Ireland or Northern Ireland.

50808 (https://text50808.ie/) is a free, confidential 24/7 national crisis-intervention text-message service. It can be reached by texting HELLO to 50808.

 

Israel:

Emergency: 100 

Suicide Hotline: 1201 

100 and 101 are the national emergency numbers for police and ambulances in Israel.

Eran.org.il Suicide line (https://www.eran.org.il/) operates 24/7 including holidays and can be reached from all regions of Israel by calling 1201 or 972-9 8891333 from abroad. SMS service is given as well during Sunday - Friday between 14:00-18:00 at 076-88444-00.

 

Italy:

Emergency: 112 Suicide Hotline: 800860022

Servizio per la Prevenzione del Suicidio (SPS) (http://www.prevenireilsuicidio.it/) is a suicide prevention helpline whose mission is to give psychological and emotional support to anyone in suicidal crisis or to anyone who lost a dear one for suicide, through a confidential listening from an equipe of doctors, psychologists and volunteers. The helpline is operating from 9.30 am till 4.30 pm, from Monday to Friday, and it can be reached from all regions of Italy.

Samaritans - ONLUS (http://www.samaritansonlus.org) is available every day from 1pm to 10pm by calling 800 86 00 22 or 06 77208977.

Telefono Amico (http://www.telefonoamico.it) provides services everyday from 10am to 12am by calling 199284284.

 

Jamaica:

Suicide Hotline: 1-888-429-KARE (5273)

 

Japan:

Emergency: 110 Suicide Hotline: 810352869090

110 and 119 are the national emergency numbers for police and ambulances in Japan.

TELL (http://telljp.com/lifeline/) provides a free, confidential English-language Lifeline service, plus clinical mental health services, for the international community in Japan.

Befrienders Worldwide Osaka Suicide Prevent Center (http://www.spc-osaka.org)



Jordan:

Emergency: 

  • 911 is the Emergency Number in Jordan
  • 110 Suicide Hotline for Families & Children (https://www.jordanriver.jo/en/programs/protecting-children/110-families-children) The Helpline offers services in psychological support and consultation, as well as referrals. The initiative aims to alleviate the effect of risk factors children in vulnerable families are exposed to, including families facing challenges impairing their parenting, as well as abuse cases.



Kenya:

Emergency: 999 Suicide Hotline: 722178177

112 and 119 are the national emergency numbers for police and ambulances in South Korea.

Medical Emergency for foreigners in Seoul: Call 1339

Suicide.org (suicide.org) has a list of South Korean suicide hotlines.

Counsel24: Call 1566-2525

Lifeline Korea: Call 1588-9191

Mental Health Center Crisis Counseling 24hrs: Call 1577-0199

Ministry of Health & Welfare Call Center 24hrs: Call 129

 

Kosovo

080012345 is the number of suicide prevention hotline in Kosovo.

 

Kuwait:

Emergency: 112 Suicide Hotline: 94069304 

 

Latvia:

Emergency 113 Suicide Hotline: 371 67222922

112 is the national emergency number in Latvia.

Skalbes.lv (http://www.skalbes.lv/) is available at +371 67222922 or +371 27722292, 24 hours a day on all weekdays.

 

Lebanon:

Suicide Hotline: 1564

Embrace Emotional Support and Suicide Prevention LifeLine: 1564 from any mobile phone or landline inside Lebanon or +961-1-341941 from anywhere around the globe.

Embrace Emotional Support and Suicide Prevention LifeLine accepts calls in Arabic, English, or French.

Embrace LifeLine (https://embracelebanon.org/) Is available 24/7, including public holidays. The line is always active.

 

Liberia:

Emergency: 911 Suicide Hotline: 6534308 

 

Lithuania

Vilties Linija: Free and anonymous prevention of suicide and psychological crises for adults by phone. Phone 116 123, 24/7

Vaikų liniją (Childline): Free and anonymous help to the children and teenagers by phone and online. Phone 116 111 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM or chat online here (Mon-Fri, 6PM-9PM)

Jaunimo linija (Youth Line): Free, confidential and anonymous emotional support line for those struggling with daily issues, emotional distress or at risk of suicide. Help is being provided by Phone 8 800 28888 (24/7), email or chat online here (Mon-Sat, 6 PM - 10 PM)

 

Luxembourg:

Emergency: 112 Suicide Hotline: 352 45 45 45

454545.lu (https://454545.lu/) +352 45 45 45 the lines are working 11h-23h on all weekdays and 11h-3h on Friday and Saturday

 

Madagascar :

Emergency: 117 More Hotlines  In-Person Counseling 

 

Malaysia:

Emergency: 999 Suicide Hotline: (06) 2842500 More Hotlines 

Befrienders (http://www.befrienders.org.my) offers a 24/7, confidential hotline.

MIASA 1-800-820066 offers a 24/7, crisis hotline and counselling services. Also provides WhatApps crisis.

Buddy Bear 03-9779 5550 Offers Children 12PM to 12AM everyday, crisis hotline, facebook messaging works as well.

Lifeline Association Counselling Hotline for suicide. Phone Number: 03-42657995 011-3157 1495 / 016-720 1495

Malaysia Mental Health Association serves as a counseling service for mental health.

Befrienders hotline can be reached at 03-79568144 or 03-79568145.

 

Mali:

Emergency: 8000-1115 

 

Malta:

Suicide Hotline: 179

112 is the national emergency number in Malta

Appogg Supportline 179

 

Mauritius:

Emergency: 112 Suicide Hotline: +230 800 93 93

112 and 114 are the national emergency numbers for police and ambulances in Mauritius.

Befrienders Mauritius (http://www.befrienders.org/directory?country=MU) offer a limited-hour crisis helpline for English and French speakers. Befrienders Mauritius hotline can be reached at +230 800 93 93 (available from 09:00 to 21:00 daily).

Mauritius Suicide Prevention Lifeline is an emotional support helpline in Mauritius whose mission is to alleviate feelings of despair, isolation, distress, and suicidal feelings among members of the community, through confidential listening. The helpline is intended for suicide prevention and the promotion of mental health.



Mexico:

Emergency: 911 Suicide Hotline: 5255102550 

911 is the national emergency number in Mexico.

SAPTEL (http://www.saptel.org.mx/index.html) is an independent care provider subsidized by the Mexican red cross. It can be reached at (55) 5259-8121. SAPTEL has been active since 2000. It is totally free and they are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Provides crisis dialogue or treatment for anything related to mental health crisis.

UAM (Lunes a Viernes): Teléfono (55) 5804-644 y (55) 5804-4879 Chat: https://www.uam.mx/lineauam/lineauam_chat.htm

Instituto Nacional de Psiquiatria: Teléfono (55) 5655-3080 o (800) 953-1704

Morocco

Sourire de Reda (Befrienders Casablanca) website: https://www.sourire2reda.org

Their hotlines: +212 (5) 22 87 47 40 Landline, (from 09:00 to 17:00, Mon. - Fri.) +212 (6) 62 58 95 70 Mobile, (from 09:00 to 17:00, Mon. - Fri.) Languages spoken: French, Arabic

 

Netherlands:

Emergency: 112 Suicide Hotline: 900 0113

112 is the national emergency number in the Netherlands.

Stichting 113Online (https://www.113.nl/) provides a 24/7 national suicide prevention phone line and webchat.

113Online hotline can be reached at 113 (regular fees) or 0800 0113 (free).

113Online Webchat can be found at https://www.113.nl/ik-denk-aan-zelfmoord/hulplijn.

 

New Zealand:

Emergency: 111 Suicide Hotline: 1737 

1737, need to talk? (http://www.1737.org.nz) is the national mental health and addictions helpline. Free call or text 1737 any time for support from a trained counselor.

Lifeline Aotearoa (http://www.lifeline.org.nz) is a New Zealand organisation providing free 24-hour counseling and phone help lines. It provides support, information and resources to people at risk of suicide, family and friends affected by suicide and people supporting someone with suicidal thoughts and/or suicidal behaviours. Call 09 5222 999 if you live within Auckland or 0800 543 354 for those outside of Auckland.

Samaritans Aotearoa New Zealand (http://www.samaritans.org.nz) offers free confidential, non‑judgemental & non‑religious support for people experiencing loneliness, depression, despair, distress or suicidal feelings. Call 0800 72 66 66 to access the 24/7 hotline operated by trained volunteers.

Youthline (https://www.youthline.co.nz) Call 0800 376 633 or text 234.

The Lowdown (https://thelowdown.co.nz) provides assistance in dealing with issues such as relationships, anxiety, and depression and are available by e-mail or texting 5626.

 

Niger:

Emergency: 112 

 

Nigeria:

Suicide Hotline: 234 8092106493 More Hotlines  In-Person Counseling 

 

Norway:

Emergency: 112 Suicide Hotline: +4781533300

112 and 113 is the national emergency numbers for police and ambulances in Norway

Mental Helse Mental Helse (Mental Health). Can be reached at 116 123 and is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Mental Helse does also provide an online mail service at http://sidetmedord.no where users can write messages anonymously and get answers within 48-hours. A chat-service is also provided. It is open Mondays from 19.00 - 22.00 and Wednesdays: from 19.00 - 22.00. The chat-services may not always be open in July and on public celebration days or Sundays.

Kirkens SOS Kirkens SOS (The Church SOS). Can be reached at 22 40 00 40 and is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The line is free to call and confidential. Kirkens SOS does also provide an anonymous message service (which replies within 24-hours) 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and a chat open 7 days a week at 18.30 - 22.30.



Pakistan:

Emergency: 115 More Hotlines  In-Person Counseling 

15, 115 and 1122 are the national emergency numbers for police and ambulances in Pakistan

Umang Hotline Pakistan (https://www.umang.com.pk/) is a Pakistani NGO and has a 24/7 free mental health helpline, It is run by clinical psychologists, therapists, counselors and psychiatrists. Their helpline can be reached at (92) 0311 7786264 / 0311 (77UMANG)

 

Peru:

113 is national line of health services in Peru.

 

 

Philippines:

Emergency: 911 Suicide Hotline: 028969191

National Center for Mental Health 24/7 Crisis Hotline: (02) 7989-USAP (8727) or 0917 899 USAP (8727)

The Natasha Goulbourn Foundation provides 24/7 assistance to those who call (02) 8804-HOPE (4673) or 0917 558 HOPE (4673)

Manila Lifeline Centre: (02) 8896-9191

In Touch Community Services 24/7 Crisis Hotline: (02) 8893 7603, 0917 800 1123 or 0922 893 8944

 

Poland:

Emergency: 112 Suicide Hotline: 5270000

112 is the national emergency number in Poland.

Olsztynski Telefon Zaufania 'Anonimowy Przyjaciel (http://telefonzaufania.org/) provides 24/7 assistance as the only unit of this type in Poland. They can be reached by calling 89 19288 or 89 527 00 00.

Foundation 'Dajemy Dzieciom Siłę' (https://fdds.pl/116-111-telefon-zaufania-dla-dzieci-i-mlodziezy/) provides psychological help for children (younger than 18) as in crisis, home violence, or bullying. It can be reached 24/7 by dialing 116 111.

 

Portugal:

Emergency: 112 Suicide Hotline: 21 854 07 40 and 8 96 898 21 50

112 is the national emergency number in Portugal.

Voz de Apoio (http://www.vozdeapoio.pt) is anonymous and confidential. You can speak to them by calling 225 50 60 70 or through Skype, face-to-face, or writing.

Sos Voz Amiga (http://www.sosvozamiga.org) is available daily from 4pm to 12am by calling 213 544 545, 912 802 669, or 963 524 660. Free Green Line callers can call 800 209 899 from 9pm to 12am.

Sos Estudante (http://sosestudante.pt) provides anonymous, confidential support every day from 8pm to 1am by calling 915 246 060, 969 554 545, 239 484 020 as well as through Skype.

 

Qatar:

Emergency: 999 

 

Romania:

Emergency: 112 Suicide Hotline: 0800 801200 

Alianța Română de Prevenție a Suicidului (http://www.antisuicid.com/) is a Romanian support helpline whose mission is to give psychological and emotional support to those who are suicidal or in a psychological crisis. Help is offered by psychologists and Psychology student volunteers. They can be reached at 0800 801 200 and are available between 19:00 and 07:00.

Asociația de Suicidologie (http://www.preveniresuicid.eu/pagina-principala/) is a Romanian NGO whose mission is to offer emergency counseling to those, regardless of their age, who are in a psychological crisis and may express suicidal ideation. Their helpline, Prevenire Suicid, can be reached at 0800 080 100 or 116 123 and is available 24/7.

TelVerde antidepresie: 0800 0800 20. A toll-free anti-depression hotline which is available 24/7.

Helpline anti-anxietate: 0374 456 420. A toll-free anti-anxiety hotline which is available 24/7.

 

Russia:

Emergency: 112 Suicide Hotline: 0078202577577

 

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines:

Suicide Hotline: 9784 456 1044

 

Saudi Arabia:

Emergency: 112 

 

Serbia:

Suicide Hotline: (+381) 21-6623-393

SRCE Novi Sad 2pm-11pm: (+381) 21-6623-393 Toll-free: 0800-300-303 (http://www.centarsrce.org/)

Dr Laza Lazarević Clinic for Suicide Prevention: 011 7777-000

National Ambulance Number: Call 194

 

Singapore

999 and 995 are the national emergency numbers for the police and ambulances in Singapore.

The Samaritans of Singapore (https://sos.org.sg/) is the only 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline in Singapore, for anyone having difficulty coping during a crisis, who are thinking of suicide or affected by suicide."[35]

The Institute of Mental Health (Singapore) also has a 24-hour Mental HealthHelpline (https://www.imh.com.sg/contact-us/) if you are facing a mental health crisis or emergency."

The Singapore Association of Mental Health (http://www.samhealth.org.sg/) is a voluntary welfare organization that provides a toll-free counseling helpline for those with emotional crisis or mental health conditions.

 

Senegal:

Emergency: 17 

 

Singapore:

Emergency: 999 Suicide Hotline: 1 800 2214444 

 

Slovakia

112 is the national emergency number in Slovakia

051 / 7731 000 - Linka dôvery (Prešov) (Mo: 7.00 - 15.30, Tue - Thu: 7.00 - 15.00, Fri: 7.00 - 14.30)

IPčko.sk (www.ipcko.sk) - Suicide prevention and psychological help (mainly for youth), providing online chat counseling service from 7am to midnight. IPčko also provides email counseling 24/7 on [email protected].

 

Slovenia

112 is the national emergency number in Slovenia.

Zaupni telefon Samarijan in Sopotnik (http://www.telefon-samarijan.si/) is available 24-hours a day, 7-days a week. The purpose of the organisation is to be available for a conversation to anyone suffering from distress. The confidential phone call hotline is carried out in accordance with the fundamental principles of the international organisation IFOTES. Qualified volunteers can be reached on the toll-free telephone number 116 123.

TOM – telefon za otroke in mladostnike (http://www.e-tom.si) is available 7-days a week from 13:00 - 20:00 and is primarily meant for children and adolescents in distress. The telephone functions within the Association of Friends of Youth of Slovenia (ZPMS). It serves the purpose of providing emotional support for children and young people who face various questions, dilemmas or distress during the process of growing up. Advisers are available to callers needing to share their problems or are seeking advice and additional information on the toll-free telephone number 116 111.

Klic v duševni stiski (http://www.psih-klinika.si/koristne-informacije/klic-v-dusevni-stiski/) is available 7-days a week 19:00 - 7:00. Counsellors of the hotline are trained to work with people and especially trained to talk with people who are having suicidal thoughts. However, you can call for help regardless of the cause of your distress. They are available on the telephone number (01) 520-99-00.

Ženska svetovalnica – krizni center (http://www.drustvo-zenska-svetovalnica.si/o-nas) is available 24-hours a day, 7-days a week. It is a voluntary women's organisation that works in the field of psycho-social assistance and the self-help of women who are victims of violence. They offer free counseling, information on public service competencies and assistance in organizing self-help groups to women in need. They are available on the telephone number +386 31 233 211.

 

Spain:

Emergency: 112 Suicide Hotline: 914590050 

 

South Africa:

Emergency: 10111 Suicide Hotline: 0514445691 

10111 and 10177 are the national emergency numbers for the police and ambulances in South Africa.

The Triangle project (https://triangle.org.za/about/) provides a helpline where lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people can talk to a trained professional. The professional will ensure the caller's privacy and can also refer the caller to other support networks. It can be reached at (021) 712 6699 daily from 13:00 to 21:00. The counselor will then call you back.

Suicide Crisis Line: Call 0800 567 567 or SMS 31393[38]

 

South Korea:

Emergency: 112 Suicide Hotline: (02) 7158600 

112 and 119 are the national emergency numbers for police and ambulances in South Korea.

Medical Emergency for foreigners in Seoul: Call 1339

Suicide.org (suicide.org) has a list of South Korean suicide hotlines.

Counsel24: Call 1566-2525

Lifeline Korea: Call 1588-9191

Mental Health Center Crisis Counseling 24hrs: Call 1577-0199

Ministry of Health & Welfare Call Center 24hrs: Call 129

 

Sri Lanka:

Suicide Hotline: 011 057 2222662

112 is the national emergency number in Spain.

Suicide Crisis Line: Call 024. Available 24/7 and free of charge.

Teléfono de la Esperanza (http://www.telefonodelaesperanza.org) is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, allowing callers to discuss a range of challenges from trauma and suicide to relationship issues. They can be reached by calling 717 003 717.

 

Sudan:

Suicide Hotline: (249) 11-555-253

 

Sweden:

Emergency: 112 Suicide Hotline: 46317112400

Självmordslinjen (Suicide prevention hotline) (https://mind.se/hitta-hjalp/sjalvmordslinjen/) is a registered non-profit organisation[39] that has worked with mental health since 1931. The organization provides a 24-hour email, chat and hotline service, all of which are toll-free.Självmordslinjen can be reached at 90101.

BRIS - Barnens rätt i samhället (Children's right in society) (https://www.bris.se/) is a children's rights organization. They offer toll-free and anonymous support for all children and young adults up to the age of 18 through phone and chat every day of the year 14:00 - 21:00. BRIS can be reached at 116 111 but also offers contact to curators through email and contact with other youth through their online forum.

 

Switzerland:

Emergency: 112 

144 is the national emergency number in Switzerland.

Die dargebotene Hand (https://www.143.ch/): 143 (helpline for any kind of life crisis and mental health problems)

 

Taiwan

119 is the national emergency number of the ROC (Taiwan)

MOHW Suicide Prevention Line: 1925 (https://www.mohw.gov.tw/cp-16-48244-1.html)

Lifeline: 1995 (http://www.life1995.org.tw/)

 

Thailand:

Suicide Hotline: (02) 713-6793

National Emergency Number: 191

Suicide Hotline Samaritans of Thailand for English speakers: Call (02) 713-6791

Mental Health Hotline (Department of Mental Health, Ministry of Public Health): 1323

National Ambulance Service: Call 1554

Medical Emergency: 1669

 

Tonga:

Suicide Hotline: 23000

 

Trinidad and Tobago:

Suicide Hotline: (868) 645 2800

 

Tunisia:

Emergency: 197 

 

Turkey:

112 is the national emergency number in Turkey.

Social Support Hotline: 183



Uganda:

Emergency: 112 Suicide Hotline: 0800 21 21 21 

 

Ukraine:

Lifeline: 7333

 

United Arab Emirates:

Suicide Hotline: 800 46342

National Committee for the Promotion of Mental Health: Call 920033360

For Indian expats: Call 800 46342

National Emergency Number: Call 112 or 911

 

United Kingdom:

Emergency: 112 Suicide Hotline: 0800 689 5652 

999 and 112 is the national emergency number in the United Kingdom

111, Option 2, is the National Health Services' First Response Service for mental health crises and support. This is not available in all areas of the country yet.

National Suicide Prevention Helpline UK is a helpline offering a supportive listening service to anyone with thoughts of suicide throughout the UK and is open 24/7. This helpline is founded by the charity Suicide Prevention Bristol https://www.spbristol.org/

  • National Suicide Prevention Helpline UK can be reached on 0800 689 5652.

SOS Silence of Suicide is a registered charity supporting children & adults struggling with poor mental health and suicidal ideation. They provide a standard rate phone support service open 8pm until Midnight, Friday to Monday inclusive. You can reach them on 0300 1020 505

Samaritans (http://www.samaritans.org/) is a registered charity aimed at providing emotional support to anyone in distress or at risk of suicide throughout the United Kingdom.[42] They provide a 24/7, toll-free crisis line, as well as local branches.

  • Samaritans Helpline can be reached at 116 123.
  • Samaritans' previous hotline number, 08457 90 90 90, is no longer in use. Calling this line may result in charges for call forwarding.

Campaign Against Living Miserably (https://www.thecalmzone.net/) is a registered charity[43] based in England. It was launched in March 2006 as a campaign aimed at bringing the suicide rate down among men aged 15–35. It has a limited-hour phone and webchat options.

  • CALM (Nationwide) can be reached at 0800 58 58 58 (available every day from 5PM to midnight).
  • CALM (London) can be reached at 0808 802 58 58 (available every day from 5PM to midnight).
  • CALM webchat can be found at https://www.thecalmzone.net/help/get-help/ (available every day from 5PM to midnight).

Shout (https://www.giveusashout.org/) is the UK's first free 24/7 text service for anyone in crisis anytime, anywhere. It is a place to go for those struggling to cope and in need of immediate help. Shout is an affiliate of the Crisis Text Line in the U.S.

  • Text SHOUT to 85258

 

United States:

Emergency: 911 Suicide Hotline: 988 

211 is a phone number in the United States for people in crisis who need emergency referrals to social and community services but are not experiencing an immediate life-threatening emergency. Services available vary by state

The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline (http://988lifeline.org/) is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. It provides Spanish-speaking counselors, as well as options for deaf and hard of hearing individuals. It is only available in the United States. A 24-hour Online Chat in partnership with Contact USA is also available.

  • The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline can be reached at 988.
  • The Lifeline's previous number, 1-800-273-8255, can still be dialed at anytime.
  • Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio: 1-888-628-9454
  • Deaf or Hard of Hearing: Use your preferred relay service or dial 711 then 988

The Veterans Crisis Line (https://www.veteranscrisisline.net/) is a 24-hour, toll-free hotline that provides phone, webchat, and text options available to military veterans and their families. It provides options for deaf and hard of hearing individuals.

The Veterans Crisis Line can be reached at 988 or 1-800-273-8255, followed by Pressing 1

  • The hotline can also be reached by texting to 838255.

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

The Crisis Text Line (crisistextline.org) is the only 24/7, nationwide crisis-intervention text-message hotline.

  • The Crisis Text Line can be reached by texting HOME to 741-741.

Samaritans USA (http://www.samaritansusa.org/) is a registered charity aimed at providing emotional support to anyone in distress or at risk of suicide throughout the United States.[9]

The Trevor Project (http://www.thetrevorproject.org/) is a nationwide organization that provides a 24-hour phone hotline, as well as 24-hour webchat and text options, for LGBTQ+ and questioning youth.[53]

Trans Lifeline (https://www.translifeline.org/) is a nonprofit organization that is created by and for the transgender community, providing crisis intervention hotlines, staffed by transgender individuals, available in the United States and Canada.

The Trans Lifeline can be reached at 1-877-565-8860

Uruguay

Linea de Vida 24hrs: Telefono 08000767 

 

Zambia:

Emergency: 999 Suicide Hotline: +260960264040 

 

Zimbabwe:

Emergency: 999 Suicide Hotline: 080 12 333 333 




Additional Lists of International Services/Assistance/Hotlines

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

U.S. Resources - Addiction & Mental Health

  • American Psychiatric Association — The largest psychiatric organization in the world, the APA is an association for psychiatrists across the country where professionals share research and establish guidelines for practice.
  • Child Mind Institute — Provides information about treatment options for children with mental health issues.
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness — The nation’s largest grassroots organization for people with mental illness and their families. Good resource for descriptions of mental illness and medications for treatment.
  • National Institute of Mental Health — Part of the federal government’s National Institutes of Health (NIH). Aims to cure and prevent mental illness, through research and the spread of information.
  • Mental Health America — The oldest mental health organization in the U.S. for people with mental illness.
  • National Center for PTSD — Organization within the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs created to help survivors of PTSD through education and research.
  • American Society of Addiction Medicine — Professional society for doctors, clinicians, and other professionals. Link provides information on addiction, treatment, and more.
  • Center for Substance Abuse Treatment — Promotes community-centric substance abuse treatment and resources for anyone seeking treatment or information on treatment.
  • Project Know — Resource for alcohol and drug addiction counseling. Connects those seeking help with treatment centers.
  • Open Excellence — The Foundation for Excellence in Mental Health Care is a 501(c)3 charitable organization with a mission to sponsor research and programs that promote better mental health outcomes worldwide. They identify, help develop, and share knowledge with the public about mental health care that best helps people recover and live well in society.
  • Alcoholics Anonymous — Founded in 1935, the AA program focuses on 12 steps to help anyone recovering from alcoholism achieve sobriety.

Recognizing, Preventing and Coping with Stress Depression and Anxiety



https://www.healthline.com/health/depression/how-to-fight-depression

22 things to try when you feel depressed

 

https://www.mayoclinichealthsystem.org/hometown-health/speaking-of-health/11-tips-for-coping-with-an-anxiety-disorder

Recognizing and 11 tips for coping with an anxiety disorder

 

https://www.everydayhealth.com/anxiety/anxiety-and-depression.aspx

Anxiety and/or Depression - descriptions, symptoms and how to cope

 

https://www.healthline.com/health/mental-health/how-to-cope-with-anxiety

How to cope 



https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/caring-for-your-mental-health#:~:text=When%20it%20comes%20to%20your,can%20have%20a%20big%20impact

Self-care, seeking help and dealing with emergencies

 

https://www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org/2022/03/how-and-why-to-practice-self-care/

Self-care

 

https://www.crisiscenter.com/stories/2020/03/the-importance-of-self-care-in-maintaining-positive-mental-health/

Self-care

 

https://www.cdc.gov/mentalhealth/stress-coping/cope-with-stress/index.ht

Ml  Symptoms, self-care, coping

 

https://www.webmd.com/balance/stress-management/stress-and-how-it-affects-your-mental-health

Impact of stress, self-care, coping

 

https://www.webmd.com/balance/stress-management/stress-management

Managing stress

 

https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/16-ways-relieve-stress-anxiety

Reducing anxiety

 

https://www.who.int/publications/i/item/9789240003927?gclid=Cj0KCQjwsrWZBhC4ARIsAGGUJupj6xA4b9VU4DuJmUOfPzAHhckS12kFAWp1gviyImNjG89YfnNu_5IaAkuOEALw_wcB

Dealing with stress - in multiple languages

 

ttps://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/325513#how-to-help-yourself

Hidden depression in yourself or others and what to do about thoughts of suicide

 

https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/depression/in-depth/depression/art-20045943

Supporting others who have depression

 

https://kidshealth.org/en/teens/stress-tips.html

10 ways for teens to manage stress

 

https://workplacementalhealth.org/mental-health-topics/knowing-the-warning-signs

Signs/What to Watch for at work

 

https://www.healthline.com/health/depression/recognizing-symptoms

Symptoms of depression

 

https://discoverymood.com/conditions/mental-health/

What are mood and anxiety disorders

 

https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbesbusinesscouncil/2021/07/07/the-importance-of-understanding-and-recognizing-mental-health-issues-at-work/?sh=23f9d3516ff1

Understanding and recognizing mental health issues at work

 

https://psychiatry.org/patients-families/warning-signs-of-mental-illness

Signs of Mental Illness

 

https://nami.org/about-mental-illness/warning-signs-and-symptoms

Warning signs

 

https://www.apa.org/topics/stress/anxiety-difference

Is it Stress or Anxiety?

 

https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/so-stressed-out-fact-sheet

Fact sheet for teens and young adults

 

Info for Veterans and Military Families 

 

Former VA secretaries urge Senate to designate day to help veterans, service members at risk of suicide

Study finds 37% greater veteran suicide rate than reported by VA

Veterans Living Overseas

VA releases report showing decrease in Veteran Suicides, names suicide prevention grantees and finalists

 

VA Benefits for Elderly Veterans

 

MORE

 

https://adaa.org/understanding-anxiety/depression/facts-statistics

 

https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/statistics/any-anxiety-disorder

 

https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/wellness-and-prevention/mental-health-disorder-statistics



YOUTH

 

https://childmind.org/article/signs-of-anxiety-in-teenagers/

 

https://www.cdc.gov/childrensmentalhealth/depression.html

 

https://research.com/education/student-stress-statistics

 

DISABILITIES

 

https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/disabilityandhealth/features/mental-health-for-all.html

 

https://mydisabilityjobs.com/statistics/disability-and-depression/

 

https://health.gov/healthypeople/objectives-and-data/browse-objectives/parents-or-caregivers/reduce-anxiety-and-depression-family-caregivers-people-disabilities-dh-d01



LGBTQ+

 

https://www.nami.org/Your-Journey/Identity-and-Cultural-Dimensions/LGBTQI

 

https://www.thetrevorproject.org/get-help/?gclid=Cj0KCQjwyt-ZBhCNARIsAKH1176SGcaXKN4nl5FXtpOi0-OOTSqCN7pN0sOe0LAYJLU5OUrAW8V9BE0aAoaFEALw_wcB

 

https://www.hrc.org/news/new-study-reveals-shocking-rates-of-attempted-suicide-among-trans-adolescen

 

https://www.census.gov/library/stories/2022/06/lgbt-adults-report-anxiety-depression-during-pandemic.html

 

Bipoc

 

https://adaa.org/learn-from-us/from-the-experts/blog-posts/consumer-professional/bipoc-mental-health-trends-and

 

https://www.naminh.org/resources-2/bipoc/

 

https://www.jcmh.org/mental-illness-doesnt-discriminate-so-why-do-bipoc-communities-have-difficulty-accessing-care/

 

Seniors

 

https://www.ncoa.org/article/how-common-is-depression-in-older-adults

 

https://www.cdc.gov/aging/depression/index.html

 

https://www.helpguide.org/articles/depression/depression-in-older-adults.htm

 

https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/depression-and

-older-adults

 

https://www.webmd.com/depression/guide/depression-elderly

 

https://healthmatters.nyp.org/how-to-spot-depression-in-seniors/