Get Professional Help Now

Online Peer to Peer support isn’t always the best option for support. If you are in crisis or thinking about suicide it’s important that you seek professional support NOW. TalkLife doesn’t provide crisis support but here are lots of places that will be able to offer help.

Please see below for some important safety information. If you feel that someone is in immediate danger, contact your local Law Enforcement for assistance.


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. In crisis? Call 1.800.273.TALK (1.800.273.8255). Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Child Help USA. Helping victims of abuse. Call 1.800.4.A.CHILD (1.800.422.4453).

Click here for an extensive list of professional mental health contacts in the United States, as well as mental health information.


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. In crisis? Call 1.800.273.TALK (1.800.273.8255). Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Kids Help Phone. Free, anonymous, confidential online counselling. Any youth issue, big or small. Call 1800 668 6868 24/7.


Samaritans. In crisis? Call 116 123. It’s free and open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

ChildLine UK. Get help for your struggle, whatever that may be: Call 0800 1111. Get help online and find other helpful resources here.

To find helplines for other issues or struggles in the UK, visit: http://search.helplines.org/


Beyond Blue. Talk to a trained mental health professional. Call 1300 22 4636. Online and email chat can also be found here: http://www.beyondblue.org.au/get-support/get-immediate-support

Life Line. Get emergency help by calling 13 11 14. Also access crisis support chat here: https://www.lifeline.org.au/Get-Help/

Kids Help Line. Call any time for any reason: 1800 55 1800.


Find professional help in your country here: http://www.iasp.info/resources/Crisis_Centres

Befrienders. Befrienders connects you to help in your country, and also provides mental health information.

On top of the contacts above, most towns and cities have local mental health help centres and many schools and workplaces have access to counsellors.

If you need help, don’t wait. Remember, peer support might not be the best support right now! Get help now.