Links and Articles
If you are struggling with suicidal thoughts and have a plan and intent, please call 911 immediately or go to your nearest emergency room.
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International Suicide Prevention and Emergency Numbers
Coping with Anxiety and Stress
Suicide Prevention Numbers:
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273 -TALK
- U.S. Suicide Hotlines By State
- 911 is the U.S. emergency number for any crisis.
- U.S Crisis Text Line is the only 24/7, nationwide crisis-intervention text-message hotline. crisistextline.org Text HOME to 741-741.
- Samaritans USA http://www.samaritansusa.org/
- (See specific groups below)
UK, Australia, Ireland
- 24/7 crisis support services: Lifeline 13 11 14; Suicide Call Back Service 1300 659 467; Kids Helpline 1800 55 1800; MensLine Australia 1300 78 99 78; Beyond Blue 1300 22 4636. In the UK and Ireland, Samaritans can be contacted on 116 123 or email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- MIND 1-300-123 -3393, For information on dealing with coping issues. Not an emergency line. United Kingdom.
- Suicide crisis numbers from around the world
- International Suicide helplines can also be found at befrienders.org
Specific groups in the U.S.
- Veterans U.S. Suicide Hotline 1-800-273-8255
- Adolescent U.S. Suicide Hotline 1-800-621-4000
- Espanol: U.S. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (ESP) 1-888-628-9454
- Deaf & Hard of Hearing: U.S. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-799-4889
- Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Access Services Mobile Crisis Support at 1-855-634-HOPE (4673).
Find Hope …
Cope with Anxiety and Stress…
Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) https://adaa.org/ The source for understanding anxiety, PTSD, depression, and how they are linked.
Anxiety Disorders by Dr. John Grohol – thorough article with helpful links on Psych Central https://psychcentral.com/disorders/anxiety/
https://www.consumersadvocate.org/online-therapy– What to look for in an online therapist
Online Therapy Reviews: The online therapy review site I like best for its detailed descriptions
Psychology Today– extensive listings of therapists
Christian Care Connect – Find local Christian counselors, coaches, and clinics
The Lighthouse Network: A National Helpline that supports leaders and faith community members in finding faith-based mental health services and supports in their region. 1.844.543.3242 www.lighthousenetwork.org
Local to Montgomery County, Pennsylvania – Access Services adult and senior peer support Talk-Line 855-715-8255 (855-715-TALK) or Text: 267-225-7785 1:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m. 7 days per week.
Local to Cleveland OHIO – Suicide or Mental Health Mobile Crisis Help Line 216-623-6888
Local to Cleveland OHIO – “First Call for Help” is a helpline for any other assistance or information 211 or 216-436-2000