Resources

RECOURCES :

USA

HOTLINE & HELPLINE INFORMATION
24-hour Hotlines

National Hopeline Network 1-800-784-2433 (1-800-SUICIDE) http://www.hopeline.com/

National Suicide Prevention Helpline 1-800-273-8255 (1-800-273-TALK)
Helplines & Resources

Includes many local 24-hour hotlines along with support for suicide survivors, suicide prevention and suicide statistics

American Association of Suicidology http://www.suicidology.org/

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention http://www.afsp.org/

Befrienders International with The Samaritans:

Search for support worldwide at http://www.befrienders.org/

Search resources in the United States at http://www.befrienders.org/helplines/helplines.asp?c2=USA

Families for Depression Awareness http://www.familyaware.org/

Prevent Suicide Now http://www.preventsuicidenow.com/

Psycom.net

Suicide prevention resources, worldwide hotline links http://www.psycom.net/depression.central.suicide.html

Suicide Hotline Listing by State http://www.suicidehotlines.com/

Suicide Prevention Action Network USA http://www.spanusa.org/

UCLA School Mental Health Project:

Hotlines for suicide prevention and other crisis resources smhp.psych.ucla.edu/hotline.htm

ULifeLine College network http://www.ulifeline.org/

CANADA

Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention (CASP/ACPS)
Web: http://www.suicideprevention.ca
Email: casp@suicideprevention.ca (not a crisis address)
Phone: 1-780-482-0198 (not a crisis hotline)

CASP is a national association of professionals and volunteers who saw the need to provide information and resources to communities to reduce the suicide rate and minimize the harmful consequences of suicidal behavior.

OTHER HOTLINE NUMBERS:

State : ONTARIO
Distress Centres Ontario
Ontario
Helpline 1: +519 416 486 2242 (Admin)
Website: http://www.dcontario.org

Chimo Helpline
PO Box 1033
NB E3B 5C2
FREDERICTON
Contact by: – Phone
Helpline 1: Fredericton Area: 450-HELP (4357)
Helpline 2: Toll free provincial helpline: 1-800-667-5005
Website: http://www.chimohelpline.ca/
24 Hour service:

State : ALBERTA
Distress Line of Southwestern Alberta (Canada)
426 – 6th Street South
T1J 2C9
Lethbridge
Alberta
Contact by: – Phone
Helpline 1: Toll free: 1-888-787-2880
Helpline 2: 327-7905
24 Hour service:

State : BRITISH COLUMBIA
Crisis Centre
Vancouver
British Columbia
Contact by: – Phone
Helpline 1: 604-872-3311 (Greater Vancouver)
Helpline 2: 18666613311 (Toll free-Howe Sound/Sunshine Coast)
Helpline 3: 1-866-872-0113 (TTY)
Helpline 4: 1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433) (BC-wide)
Website: http://www.crisiscentre.bc.ca
24 Hour service:

State : ONTARIO
(DCO) Distress Centre Oakville
Ontario
Helpline 1: +1 (905) 849 4541
Website: http://www.distresscentreoakville.com/

(DCO) Telecare Distress Centre Brampton
Ontario
Helpline 1: +1 (905) 459 7777
Website: http://www.telecarebrampton.org

(DCO) Distress Centre Lanark, Leeds & Grenville
Ontario
Helpline 1: 1 800 465 4442
Website: http://www.developmentalservices.com

(DCO) Distress Centre Durham
Ontario
Helpline 1: +1 (905) 433-1121
Helpline 2: 1 800 452 0688
Website: http://www.distresscentredurham.com

(DCO) Distress Line Grey Bruce County
Ontario
Helpline 1: 1-877-470-5200
Website: http://www.dcontario.org

(DCO) Telephone Aid Line Kingston
Ontario
Helpline 1: +1 (613) 544 1771
Website: members.kingston.net/talk

(DCO) Distress Centre London & District
Ontario
Helpline 1: +1 (519) 667-6711
Helpline 2: Seniors Helpline (SHL): 519-667-6600
Website: http://www.londondistresscentre.com

(DCO) North Halton Distress Centre
Ontario
Helpline 1: +1 (905) 877-1211
Website: search.hipinfo.info/details.asp?RSN=10280

(DCO) Distress Centre Ottawa & Region
Ontario
Helpline 1: Distress Line: +1 (613) 238 3311
Helpline 2: Crisis Line: +1 (613) 722-6914 or +1(866)996-0991
Website: http://www.dcottawa.on.ca

(DCO) Tel-Aide Outaouais
Ontario
Helpline 1: +1 (613) 741 6433
Helpline 2: 1 800 567 9699
Website: http://www.tel-aide-outaouais.org
Email Helpline: plume@tel-aide-outaouais.org

(DCO) Distress Centre Peel
Ontario
Helpline 1: Distress Line: +1 (905) 278 7208
Helpline 2: Mobile Crisis Line: 905-278-9036
Helpline 3: Mobile Crisis Line:+1 (800) 363-0971
Website: http://www.distresscentrepeel.com

(DCO) Distress Centre Sarnia-Lambton
Ontario
Helpline 1: +1 (519) 336 3000
Helpline 2: + 1(888) 347-8737
Website: http://www.familycounsellingctr.com

(DCT) Distress Centres of Toronto
Ontario
Helpline 1: +1 (416) 408 4357
Website: http://www.torontodistresscentre.com

(DCO) Distress Centre Waterloo Region
Ontario
Helpline 1: +1 (519) 745 1166
Website: http://www.cmhawrb.on.ca/distress.htm

(DCO) Distress Centre Wellington/Dufferin
Ontario
Helpline 1: +1 (519) 821 3760
Helpline 2: Toll free: +1 (888) 821-3760
Helpline 3: Crisis Line: +1 (519) 821-0140
Website: http://www.dc-wd.org
24 Hour service:

(DCO) Distress Centre Windsor/Essex
Ontario
Contact by: – Phone
Helpline 1: +1 (519) 256-5000
Website: http://www.dcwindsor.com
Opening hours:
Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun: 12:00 – 23:00

(DCO) Distress Centre Niagara
Ontario
Helpline 1: +1 (905) 688 3711
Helpline 2: 905 734 1212/905 382 0689
Website: http://www.distresscentreniagara.com

State : QUEBEC
Suicide Action Montreal
2345 est. rue Belanger
H2G 1C9
MONTREAL
Quebec
Helpline 1: (514) 723 4000
Website: http://www.suicideactionmontreal.qc.ca

UK

  • MDF: the bipolar organisation
    A charity helping people living with manic depression or bipolar disorder.
    Website: http://www.mdf.org.uk

*Samaritans
Confidential support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair.
Phone: 08457 90 90 90 (24-hour helpline)
Website: http://www.samaritans.org.uk

  • The Mental Health Foundation
    Provides information and support for everyone with mental health problems or learning disabilities.
    Website: http://www.mentalhealth.org.uk

Depression, anxiety, obsession and mental health

Obsessions

  • OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) Action
    Support for people with obsessive compulsive disorder. Includes information on treatment and online resources.
    Phone: 0845 390 6232
    Website: http://www.ocdaction.org.uk
  • OCD UK
    Charity website run by obsessive compulsives. Includes facts, news and treatments.
    Website: http://www.ocduk.org

Panic and anxiety

  • Panic attacks
    Website offering free online course for people who suffer from panic attacks.
    Phone: 01273 776 770 (to enrol only)
    Website: http://www.panic-attacks.co.uk
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