International Help Lines and Crisis Lines

If you or someone you know is in an immediate suicidal crisis or emergency, call 911.

Call us at 520-621-3334 to speak with someone now. 
After-hours crisis callers may speak with a licensed counselor by pressing 1 when prompted by the automated message. 

If you or a friend, who are outside of the United States, are in a high level of emotional distress and are in need of assistance, there is skilled help available. Below are helplines and crises lines around the world who are available for you to contact for assistance. If your country isn’t listed, call your local information line or emergency line to ask for help and they will direct you to the appropriate person.

Befrienders Worldwide 

Befrienders is an international network of over 350 crisis helplines active in 35 countries on 5 continents.  Members and volunteers around the world provide confidential support to people in emotional crisis or distress, or those close to them. Webpages are available in 22 languages. Not all countries are represented, but many are members of Befriends.

Befrienders Directory

Befrienders App

Befrienders support to young LGBTQ people who live in parts of the world where they don’t have equal rights or face discrimination.

International Association for Suicide Prevention Resources

Crisis Centers Find crisis centers by continent.

World Listings International suicide prevention resources.

Resources for Student Refugees

Student refugees can seek assistance from our International Student Center liaison, Cynthia Klatte. Find out more about Cynthia's role as a cultural center liaison.


Other Country Help and Crisis Lines



Argentina: 135
Bolivia: 2248486
Chile: (00 56 42) 221200
Colombia: (57-1) 323 2425
Ecuador: (593) 2 6000477
Honduras: 150
México: (55) 5259-8121
Perú: (00 51 1) 273 8026


Telefono De La Esperanza

Free crisis intervention and health promotion resources. Founded in Seville and now located in 29 provinces and international partnerships.

24-hour telephone guidance: Call mobile number 717 003 717 or visit Where We Are page to find out about the Telefono De La Esperanza Centers. 


SNEHA Foundation Trust - India

Open 8am-10pm 7 days a week

We offer unconditional emotional support to anyone who could be feeling distressed, depressed or suicidal.”

+91 44 2464 0050

+91 44 2464 0060


Samaritans New Zealand

0800 726 666(24/7)(07) 350 2030(24/7)


Saudi Arabia

Psychological Counseling Contact Center Hotline
National Center of Mental Health Promotion
tel: 920033360


Support Resources in Turkey

Emergency Helpline ( a collection of previous helplines)


For Women Experiencing Aggressive behavior at home- 062 823 86 00

Parents Emergency Helpline (problems w/ raising their children): 0848 35 45 55


Psychiatric Association of Turkey:

E-Mail: is


Turkish Psychological Association:



Ministry of Health Mental Health Department


U.K.- England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales

Tel:  116 123


International Directories & Agencies with Information about Local Behavioral Health Providers

Psychology Today

Psychology Today magazine  gathers a group of renowned psychologists, academics, psychiatrists and writers to contribute their thoughts and ideas. Regarding what's happening in 'psychology today'. Their website has a comprehensive directory of therapists, psychiatrists and treatment facilities in the region.


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Psychology Matters Asia: Directory