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Old 7th May 2014, 4:40 PM   #1
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Suicide Hotlines

I've been noticing a few people talking about committing suicide here lately. I just wanted to start a thread with suggestions for places they can get help. Hopefully, if enough of us keep this up, we can get this thread pinned.

I'm in the US but if people from other countries could post their suicide hotline numbers on here, that would be great.

US:

1-800-273-8255 (TALK)
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Old 7th May 2014, 4:53 PM   #2
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Samaritans - 08457 90 90 90
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Old 7th May 2014, 5:00 PM   #3
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From my bestie in Australia (I hope I'm getting these numbers right, so sorry if I'm not):

+61 2 9223 3333
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Old 7th May 2014, 5:10 PM   #4
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These are the numbers for nearly every location in Canada:

Canada Suicide Hotlines - Suicide.org! Canada Suicide Hotlines, Canada Suicide Hotlines, Canada Suicide Hotlines, Canada Suicide Hotlines!


These are the numbers for nearly every location in South America:


https://www.iasp.info/resources/Cris...South_America/
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Old 18th May 2014, 2:45 PM   #6
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Old 17th June 2014, 2:37 PM   #9
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Some good websites that I found over my hellish last weekend.

Suicide: Read This First -- This is really good because it steps back and doesn't lecture you on why you shouldn't. It gives you some good things to think about it, but it is not like some of the suicide prevention websites which practically scream at you when you need quiet suggestions and contemplation.

Contact us | Samaritans -- I know the Samaritans were already discussed above. If you scroll down the link page, it will show you that you can contact them in several ways, phone, email or text. When I was having my crisis this weekend, I knew I could not just call up a stranger to talk, so I used the email.

These people are very good too, because unless you both provide them with information like an address to save you, and request them to, they wil not. They will talk with you and give you a safe space to discuss. I knew that it had to be my decision, and so knowing that they have a strong ethic of believing that we all know our own lives best and should make our own decisions. they don't offer advice. They are there to listen and ask questions and aid you in coming to the decision that is right for you.

You do NOT have to be suicidal to contact them.

And I am going to take a risk and post this one because includes some of the same philosophy of making your own decision as Metanoia and the Samaritans, but it makes some of the same quiet and intelligent arguments on waiting, offers if I recall some services for those in crisis, and a good hard sober read through the various methods, and how even the surest of them leave some percentage alive and horribly damaged can help someone decide against it.

Lost All Hope: Information on suicide methods, statistics and help

Hope some of these help!
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Old 14th July 2014, 9:01 AM   #10
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Hotlines for Victims of Domestic Violence in Australia

1800RESPECT
1800 RESPECT is the national family violence and sexual assault counselling service. It is a free, confidential service available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Call 1800 737 732 to speak to a professional counsellor.

Family Relationship Advice
The Family Relationship Advice Line provides information and advice on family relationship issues and parenting arrangements after separation. It can also refer callers to local services that can provide assistance. Call 1800 050 321 between 8 am and 8 pm, Monday to Friday, or 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday (local time), except national public holidays.

Kids Helpline
Kids Helpline is a free, private and confidential, telephone and online counselling service specifically for young people aged between 5 and 25. Call 1800 55 1800 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Lifeline
Lifeline provides crisis support services. Call 131 114 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Suicide Call Back Service
Support if you, or someone you know, is feeling suicidal.
Age: For all ages
Phone counselling 24/7
Online web chat, check site for more details
www.suicidecallbackservice.org.au
1300 65 94 67

Mensline Australia
Mensline Australia provides telephone and online support, information and a referral service. They provide counselling support for men to help deal with relationship problems in a practical and effective way. They also provide specialist support to those who use or experience family and domestic violence. Call 1300 789 978.

White Ribbon
White Ribbon provide a list of national and state based support organisations which may be of assistance where domestic and family violence is a concern.

What Are Abusive Relationships?
http://au.reachout.com/tough-times/b...-relationships
A comprehensive read on signs to look out for if you are in an abuse situation:
What is domestic violence?
What is emotional abuse?
What is physical abuse?
Signs of an abusive relationship
What to do if you're in an abusive relationship
Third time lucky
Moving on up
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Life after a controlling boyfriend
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