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Need support? LGBTI helplines for those in crisis or seeking advice

Find here a list of helplines and crisis support websites that can help LGBTI people in need

Need support? LGBTI helplines for those in crisis or seeking advice
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Australia

ACON

Support for all aspects of LGBTI health – Check acon.org.au or freecall 1800 063 060.

QLife

LGBT counselling and support. Call 1800 184 527 between 3pm-midnight or chat and order resources via qlife.org.au. There’s also a Suicide Call Back Service (1300 659 467) if you’re calling out of hours and in need.

The Samaritans

Suicide and crisis prevention hotline – call 135 247 from within Australia or check thesamaritans.org.au

MINUS18

Mental health support and mentoring for LGBTI youth: minus18.org.au

Lifeline

Suicide prevention and crisis support for all Australians: lifeline.org.au

Call free on 13 11 14 from within Australia.

Twenty10

LGBTI counselling and support in New South Wales twenty10.org.au

For Metro Support call: 02 8594 9555. For Rural support freecall: 1800 65 2010

Victoria AIDS Council

Comprehensive information on all matters of sexual health for LGBTI communities: vac.org.au

Brazil

CVV Suicide Hotline

Call 141 from within Brazil – operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Operated by Centro de Valorização da Vida cvv.org.br (Facebook CVV141)

Canada

LGBT Youthline

Call toll free on 1-800-268-9688 or text 647-694-4275 – and check youthline.ca

PFLAGCanada

Helping LGBTI people, the questioning and their families. Call toll-free on 1-888-530-6777 or check pflagcanada.ca for resources.

Trans Lifeline

For transgender people in a crisis, whether struggling with gender identity or thoughts of self-harm. Call 877-330-6366 within Canada. Translifeline.org

China

Beijing Suicide Research and Prevention Center

Beijing psychological assistance hotline – 座机用户请拨 (landline users call) 800-810-1117

手机用户请拨 (cell phone users) 010-82951332. www.crisis.org.cn

China women and children psychological counseling hotline

4006012338 中国妇女儿童心理咨询热线 114best.com/tel/12338

Russia

LGBT Network

Emergency advice and support – 8-800-555-73-74 and lgbtnet.org

Rainbow House Hotline Russia LGBT Network

Call free within Russia on 8-800-555-08-68. Offering support, legal advice and counselling. радужныйдом.рф

South Africa

OUT

Helping LGBTI communities for over 21 years. You can access the helpline Monday-Friday during office hours by dialing 0860 OUT OUT (0860 688 688). Reverse charge calls are accepted. out.org.za

United Kingdom

Antidote
Drug and alcohol advice for LGBTI communities – call 020 7833 1674 during office hours. LondonFriend.org.uk

Childline
Long-running service operated by the NSPCC for anyone under 18 wishing to discuss any issues or problems. Call free from within UK on 0800 1111. childline.org.uk

Galop

Anti-violence LGBT charity Galop runs the National LGBT Domestic Abuse Helpline – 0800 999 5428.

LGBT Switchboard

UK’s longest running advice and support switchboard for LGBT people. Call free from within the UK on 0300-330 0630 or check switchboard.lgbt

London Friend
Social and support groups for LGBTI people: londonfriend.org.uk

Notts LGBT+ Network

Staffed Mon-Fri 7-9.15pm. Call 0115 9348485 or text 07481 344040. Email [email protected]. www.nottslgbt.com

Samaritans

Call 116 123 from within UK or Republic of Ireland or email [email protected]

samaritans.org

United States

GLBThotline

Call 1-888-843-4564 or check glbthotline.org for online chat and other hotline numbers.

JQ International

A resource and social service referral line for LGBTQ Jews, their families, and allies. 855-JQI-HLPS (855-574-4577) – [email protected]. Website: jqinternational.org

The Trevor Project

Crisis intervention and suicide prevention: thetrevorproject.org – 1-866-488-7386

National Suicide Prevention Helpline

Offers advice and support to anyone feeling suicidal, for families or loved ones. 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Trans Lifeline

For transgender people in a crisis, from struggling with gender identity to thoughts of self-harm. Call 877-565-8860 from within the US. Translifeline.org

The Gay & Lesbian Switchboard of New York

Long-running helpline providing peer support and information: 212-989-0999

Fenway Health Helpline

Information, help, and referrals to LGBTI callers (25+): 617-267-9001 or toll-free 888-340-452 – fenwayhealth.org. Under 25s can call 617-267-2535 or toll-free on 800-399-PEER. Fenway Health is based in Boston, Massachusetts.

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