If you are in crisis or thinking of suicide, please contact one of the resources listed:

  • In the United States, call the Suicide Prevention Crisis Hotline at 1.800.273.8255(1.800.273.TALK), or 1.800.784.2433 (1.800.SUICIDE)
  • In the United Kingdom and Ireland, contact the Samaritans at 08457 90 90 90 (UK and Northern Ireland) or 1850 60 90 90 (Republic of Ireland)
  • If you are in Canada, provides a page full of Canada Suicide Hotlines, depending on where your are located
  • In Australia, contact Lifeline Australia13 11 14
  • For those in New Zealand, there is LifeLine, reachable at 0800 543 354
  • In The Netherlands, 113Online will provide help at 0900 – 113 0 113
  • In Brazil, you can find a full page of Suicide Hotlines by clicking the link

We have readers from so many countries, if you can add to the list of resources, or if I have made any mistakes, please let me (Ruby) know in the comments, or privately at so that I may make additions or corrections as needed.  All emails will be held in the strictest confidence, though please note, I am not in any way qualified as a counselor.

If you are not in acute distress, but need more help than we can offer here, please visit our Resources, Support, & Information page.  But above all, remember. . .  You Are Not Alone

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    • Cate, thank you so much! I’ll start there with our stats and the countries we get the most views from (which is what I did with this). Thanks!

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