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
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:
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