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Crisis and Safety Resource List

If you or a friend is ever going through a crisis, it can be a very good idea to check in with someone you trust in real life (like a parent, sibling, counselor, therapist, doctor, police officer, teacher, clergy-person, or advisor). Sometimes, in addition or in the absence of someone in real life, online resources or hotlines can be helpful.

Each hotline is different, some are regionally specific, some allow you to get in contact with someone anonymously. If you find yourself in a crisis or mental-health need please get in contact with someone if it is safe for you to do so.

DISCLAIMER: The list below has not been screened by any medical or legal professionals, so please do your own research, this is only a starting list that might be helpful if a need arises. The following lists and information should not be taken as medical or legal advice. The following is also not necessarally endorsed by YWS, but is provided for your convenience and reference.

General - Mental Health
https://yourlifecounts.org/learning-center/ (has resources on variety of mental health topics - self injury, depression, anxiety, suicidal ideation, dating violence, abuse)
https://www.crisistextline.org/ (crisis counselor text lines for US, Canada, UK, Ireland)
https://www.nih.gov/health-information/ ... ss-toolkit (Emotional Wellness Toolkit)

https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ (US Specific)
https://www.imalive.org/ (online crisis network)
https://teenlineonline.org/talk-now/ (geared to youth)
https://www.crisistextline.org/ (Crisis Text Hotline)
National Suicide Prevention Hotline Phone Number: 1-800-273-8255 (US Specific)

Anxiety / Stress / Mindfulness Resources
https://copingskillsforkids.com/calming-anxiety (coping skills for kids)
http://mindfulnessforteens.com/ (mindfulness for teens)
https://thesafeplace.carrd.co/#calm (calming resources)
https://panicattack.carrd.co/ (panic attack carrd)
https://distractyourself.carrd.co/ (distraction carrd)

http://www.ulifeline.org/topics/135-cutting (geared towards teens, phone hotline available)
https://www.helpguide.org/articles/anxi ... f-harm.htm
https://twloha.com/find-help/ (24 hour helplines)

https://www.childhelp.org/hotline/ (US National Child Abuse Hotline)
https://victimconnect.org/resources/national-hotlines/ (various abuse hotlines, including hotlines specifically for kids and teens)
http://www.thehotline.org/ (Dating Abuse Helpline)

Sexual Abuse/Assault
https://www.yourlifeyourvoice.org/Pages ... -help.aspx (self-harm & abuse hotline with email or text option)
https://www.rainn.org/ (online resources & US National Sexual Assault Hotline)

https://www.stopbullying.gov/resources/teens (teen resources)
https://www.pacer.org/bullying/resource ... -teens.asp (US National Bullying Prevention Center)

Coping with Coronavirus

Cyber-Bullying and Cyber-Rights
http://www.cybercivilrights.org/ (Cyber-civil rights initiative, provides counseling and technical advice)

Drug and Alcohol Issues

Eating Disorders

https://afsp.org/find-support/ive-lost-someone/ (Suicide Loss Survivors Resource)
https://www.hopeforthebrokenhearted.com ... -for-teens (Grief Resources for Teens / Youth)

LGBTQ+ Mental Health Resources
https://www.thetrevorproject.org/ (crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ+ youth)

POC Specific Mental Health Resources
https://www.onlinemswprograms.com/resou ... ic-groups/
https://www.beam.community/ (Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective - has toolkit and resources)

Crisis Lines for Various Countries
Spoiler! :
(these were collected from here)
Argentina: +5402234930430
Australia: 131114
Austria: 017133374
Belgium: 106 (Flemish/Dutch); 107 (French)
Bosnia & Herzegovina: 080 05 03 05
Botswana: 3911270
Brazil: 212339191
Canada: 5147234000 (Montreal); 18662773553 (outside Montreal)
Croatia: 014833888
Denmark: +4570201201
Egypt: 7621602
Estonia: 3726558088; in Russian 3726555688
Finland: 010 195 202
France: 0145394000
Germany: 08001810771
Holland: 09000767
Hong Kong: +852 2382 0000
Hungary: 116123
India: 8888817666
Ireland Samaritans: +353 1 671 0071
Italy: 800860022
Japan: +810352869090
Mexico: 5255102550
New Zealand: 0800543354
Norway: +4781533300
Philippines: 028969191
Poland: 5270000
Portugal: 21 854 07 40/8 . 96 898 21 50
Russia: 0078202577577
Spain: 914590050
South Africa: 0514445691
Sweden: 46317112400
Switzerland: 143
UK: 116 123
USA: 18002738255

*this thread will be locked, but if there are additional country crisis-lines you know of to include, or if you notice a link is no longer active, please send me or a resource crew mod a PM and we can update it*
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