US Crisis Hotlines

  • In the US Call 911 or your local police
  • Go to your local police station or emergency room

For whoever needs help right now you can contact the Crisis Text Line by texting “START” to 741-741 or call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255

If you or someone you know are having suicidal thoughts in the US Call

  • 1-800-273-2855 (1-800-273-TALK) or
  • 1-800-784-2433 (1-800-SUICIDE)

If your child has been abducted: 

  • In the US call 911 and engage local law enforcement
  • Call the National Center For Missing And Exploited Children: 1-800-843-5678 (1-800-THE-LOST). 

Please, do not try to handle an emergency alone. Get help at once.

National Mental Health Association Crisis Line
1-800-969-6642

Suicide Crisis Hotline
1-800-784-2433

Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800-799-7233

National Child Abuse Hotline
1-800-422-4453

National Domestic Violence Hotline (Canada) 
1-800-363-9010

SAFE-Self Abuse Finally Ends
1-800-366-8288

RAINN - National Sexual Assault Hotline
1.800.656.HOPE

http://www.ncadv.org National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) is the voice of victims and survivors

 

International Resources

http://www.hotpeachpages.net - Contains an extensive international inventory of hotlines, shelters, refuges, crisis centers and women's organizations, searchable by country. Plus an index of domestic violence resources in over 70 languages.

http://www.befrienders.org/ - Befrienders Worldwide is an International Suicide Prevention Organization.

http://www.samaritans.org/how-we-can-help-you/contact-us Samaritans located in the UK

Austria/Österreich:

Police/Polizei: 
phone: 133

Suicidal thoughts as well as other problems:
Telefonseelsorge
http://www.telefonseelsorge.at
phone: 142

For children or adolescents with suicidal thoughts or other problems as well as their caregivers:
Rat auf Draht
http://www.rataufdraht.at
phone: 147

Domestic Violence:
Frauenhelpline Gegen Gewalt (24/7)
http://www.frauenhelpline.at
phone: 0800 222 555


Germany/Deutschland:

Police/Polizei: 
phone: 110

Suicidal thoughts as well as other problems:
Telefonseelsorge (24/7)
http://www.telefonseelsorge.de/?q=node/3
phone: 0800 - 111 0111 or 0800 - 111 0222  

For children or adolescents with suicidal thoughts or other problems:
Kinder- und Jugendsorgentelefon
https://www.nummergegenkummer.de/cms/website.php?id=/de/index/kinder_und_jugendtelefon.htm
phone (Mo - Sat., 14 - 20 Uhr): 0800 - 111 0333 or 116 111

For parents seeking help:
Elterntelefon (24/7)
https://www.nummergegenkummer.de/cms/website.php?id=/de/index/Elterntelefon.htm
phone: 0800 - 111 0550

Domestic Violence:
Hilfetelefon Gewalt gegen Frauen (24/7)
http://www.hilfetelefon.de/aktuelles.html
phone: 0800 0116 016

Switzerland/Schweiz:

Police/Polizei: 
phone: 117

Suicidal thoughts as well as other problems:
Die Dargebotene Hand (24/7)
https://www.143.ch
phone: 143

For children or adolescents with suicidal thoughts or other problems:
Pro Juventute Beratung + Hilfe (24/7)
https://www.147.ch/147.24.0.html?&L=0
phone: 147

Domestic Violence:
Frauenhaus Zürich Violetta(24/7)
www.frauenhaus-zhv.ch
phone: 044 350 0404

Beratungsstelle Frauen-Nottelefon - multilingual
http://www.frauennottelefon.ch/home

Other Resources

http://www.survivorsofsuicide.com - for those who have survived the suicide of a loved one

What to do if you think your children might be kidnapped. 
http://www.nissenbaumlaw.com/public/kidnapping/index.shtml

Documents at The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children: 
http://www.missingkids.com/missingkids/servlet/PageServlet?LanguageCountry=en_US&PageId=200 

For More Information & Support...

If you suspect you may have a family member or loved-one who suffers from a personality disorder, we encourage you to learn all you can and surround yourself with support as you learn how to cope.