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Resources

In order to help you find support in your area, we have compiled a list of local programs and agencies from our partners around the world. This is not a comprehensive list of all programs and services in your area, but a good place to start if you or someone that you know needs help from a trusted resource.  For programs and services in your country that are not listed here, we recommend you visit www.befrienders.org.

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Australia

Orygen

Youth mental health

Office of the eSafety Commissioner

Online safety information for parents and youth 

Beyond Blue

Information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health

Hotline: 1300 22 4636

eheadspace

eheadspace online and telephone service supports young people and their families going through a tough time.  

Phone support: 1800 650 890

Kids Helpline

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

Hotline: 1800 55 1800

 
 
Germany

Telefonseelsorge

Telefonberatung, Chatberatung, Face-to Face Beratung

Hotline Number: 0800 - 111 0 111 

Deutscher Kindesschutzbund Bundesverband e.V.
Telefonberatung, Emailberatung

Hotline Number: 116 111

 

Youth Life Line

Online Beratung (durch geschulte Gleichaltrige)

U25

Online Beratung (durch geschulte Gleichaltrige)

Neuhland

Chatberatung, Telefonische Beratung

 
Hungary

Kek Vonal

Crisis hotline for youth, linkage to resources

Hotline Number: 116-111

Ifjusagi Lelkisegely

Crisis hotline for youth

Hotline Number: 137-00

Magyar Lelki Elsősegély Telefonszolgálatok Szövetsége (LESZ) 

Coalition of psychological support organizations

Hotline Number: 116-123

 

Hatter Tarsasag

Crisis chat and hotline for for LGBTQ 

Hotline Number: 137-37

 

NANE Egyesület

Hotline and services for victims of abuse

Hotline Number: 06-80-505-101

 

Keret Koalicio

Hotline and services for victims of sexual violence

Hotline Number: 06-30-982-5469

 

Drog Stop

Hotline, counseling diversion programs for youth with substance abuse

Hotline Number: 13-770

 
Ireland

Samaritans

Crisis support by telephone (24/7/365)  and UK and Republic of Ireland 

Hotline Number: 116 123 (UK or ROI)

Childline  

Crisis Support service for children

Phone Number: 1800 66 66 66

Aware 

Crisis support service 

Phone Number: 1800 80 48 48

 

Reachout.com

Online youth mental health service

 

www.yourmentalhealth.ie 

List of helplines and support services in Ireland

www.jigsaw.ie 

National Centre for Youth Mental Health in Ireland 

www.spunout.ie

Ireland’s youth information website created by young people, for young people

 

www.suicidesupportandinformation.ie

Website providing evidence based information on bereavement following suicide and responding to people at risk of suicide

Headline  

Ireland’s national media monitoring programme, working to promote responsible and accurate coverage of mental health and suicide related issues within the Irish media

National Suicide Research Foundation

Independent, multi-disciplinary research unit that investigates the causes of suicide and self-harm in Ireland

 

The Department of Education and Skills

Guidelines for mental health promotion in Primary and Post-Primary schools

 
United Kingdom

Samaritans

Crisis support by telephone (24/7/365)  and UK and Republic of Ireland 

Hotline Number: 116 123 (UK or ROI)

 
United States

The Cyberbullying Research Center

The Cyberbullying Research Center provides a wealth of resources to promote the positive use of technology by youth and young adults. Here you will find up-to-date statistics, presentations, videos, classroom activities, downloadable handouts, current events, victim stories, assessments, and so much more.

National Association of School Psychologists

School mental health and safety resources; crisis consultation for school districts; school crisis team training

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

24/7 crisis counseling by phone or web chat

Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK(8255)

The Trevor Project

  • TrevorLifeline — A crisis intervention and suicide prevention phone service available 24/7 at 1-866-488-7386

  • TrevorText — Text “Trevor” to 1-202-304-1200. Available Monday through Friday between 3pm–10pm EST / Noon-7pm PT

  • TrevorChat — Available via The Trevor Project's website 7 Days A Week between 3pm–10pm ET / Noon-7pm PT.

  • TrevorSpace — An online international peer-to-peer community for LGBTQ young people and their friends.

  • Trevor Support Center — Where LGBTQ youth and allies can find answers to FAQs and explore resources related to sexual orientation, gender identity and more.

Partnership for Drug-Free Kids

A nonprofit that supports families, like yours, struggling with their son or daughter's substance use.

Support line: 1-855-378-4373, Monday-Friday 9am-5pm ET

loveisrespect.org

Highly-trained advocates offer support, information and advocacy to young people who have questions or concerns about their dating relationships. 

Peer Advocate Line: 1-866-331-9474.

National Council for Suicide Prevention

The National Council for Suicide Prevention is a national coalition of seven leading nonprofits working to end suicide in the United States. 

JED Foundation

The Jed Foundation (JED) empowers teens and young adults with the skills and support to grow into healthy, thriving adults.

Jason Foundation

We are dedicated to the prevention of youth suicide through educational and awareness programs.

 

American Association of Suicidology

Promotes understanding and prevention of suicide and support those who have been affected by it.

Mental Health First Aid and Youth Mental Health First Aid

An 8-hour course that teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders.