Crisis mental health & suicide prevention organisations
If you are in crisis please note that I am not a medical professional. Please seek professional medical help and support for your own benefit and safety. This is a limited list of some of the support services that are available for people in the UK, Netherlands, and the US. In addition, Befrienders is a web search for support services listed by country and Wikipedia has a list of international emergency numbers and crisis support helplines.
National website search by country:
International list of suicide crisis lines
International list of suicide hotlines
For the UK:
Are you a victim of abuse within the Jehovah’s Witness organisation in the U.K.? Victims Voices UK is completely confidential and has been set up as a sanctuary for those who wish to tell their story to those who understand.
Prevent Suicide – Lots of support and advice:
Samaritans provide support 24/7 for people in the UK and Republic of Ireland: Samaritans
Women’s Aid Helpline – 0808 2000 247
Childline on 0800 1111 – number will not appear on your telephone bill.
Papyrus UK Helpline – 0800 068 4141
The Silver Line
The Silver Line Helpline – 0800 470 8090
In the UK Switchboard provides a one-stop listening service for LGBT+ people on the phone, by email and through Instant Messaging.
Switchboard Helpline – Telephone 0300 330 0630
In the UK MindLine Trans+ is a confidential emotional, mental health support helpline and signposting service for people who identify as Trans, A Gender, Gender Fluid, Non-binary.
MindLine Trans+ Telephone 0300 330 5468
For the US:
For people who reside in the US this organisation provides 24/7 support for people needing support in a crisis:
1-800-784-2433 (outside the US these calls are free via Skype)
LGBT National Hotline
For the Netherlands:
Are you a victim of abuse within the Jehovah’s Witness organisation in the Netherlands? Reclaimed Voices is completely confidential and has been set up for those who wish to tell their story to those who understand.
Stichting 113Online (https://www.113.nl/) provides a 24/7 national suicide prevention phone line and webchat.
113Online hotline can be reached at 0900 0113.
113Online Webchat can be found at https://www.113.nl/ik-denk-aan-zelfmoord/crisislijn