Emergency Contacts

We have a number of organizations listed below that might be useful if you need support.

Please don’t hesitate to call your national emergency number (e.g. 911/999/112) if you need help and protection.

Organization Contact Details Type of Service Provided
In the US:
Lifeline: National Suicide Prevention
 Lifeline
1-800-273-TALK (8255)
 24/7 Live counseling provided by the Lifeline centers.
 In the UK:
Samaritans
Samaritans
Email support: [email protected]
UK: 08457 90 90 90
ROI:1850 60 90 90
Talk any time you like, in your own way, and off the record – about whatever is getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal.
In the US:
National Alliance on Mental Illness
NAMI
Local NAMI Affiliates
US: 800-950-6264
NAMI provides free education, advocacy, and support group programs for people living with mental illness.
In the United States and Canada:
National Domestic Violence Hotline
thehotline.org
US: 800−799−7233
Canada: 800-363-9010
The National Domestic Violence Hotline (NDVH) provides 24-hour support including crisis intervention, information, and referrals.
In the UK:
Women’s Aid
 www.womensaid.org.uk

UK: 0808 2000 247
Provides crisis intervention and resources for victims of domestic violence,as well as a 24-hour helpline.
In Australia:
National Sexual Assault, Family, and Domestic Counselling Line
AUS: 800-737-732 24-hour line providing counseling, information, and referrals to local services
Worldwide:
Directory of Domestic Violence Agencies
 www.hotpeachpages.net List of worldwide helplines, shelters, crisis centers, women’s organizations, as well as domestic violence information in more than 90 languages.
Safe places to stay in the United States:
Women’s Law
womenslaw.org Find state-by-state directory of domestic violence shelters in the United States
Resources for men in Canada and the US:
The Domestic Abuse Helpline for Men and Women
dahmw.org

US: 888-743-5754
 Provides crisis intervention and support services to all victims of domestic violence and their families.
Resources for men in the UK:
Mankind Initiative
www.mankind.org.uk

UK: 01823 334244
Supports male victims of domestic abuse throughout the UK.
Resources for men In Australia:
One in Three Campaign
www.oneinthree.com.au Supports male victims of domestic abuse in Australia.
LGBT Resources:
Lifewire
www.edvp.org

US: 800-827-8840
Lifewire provides support for the LGBT community, including crisis intervention, information, programs, and a 24-hour helpline.

 

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