CRISIS?

This page lists crisis services available in different countries.

If you need help, please don’t be alone.


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Quick links to help in different countries:

International crisis websites
Australia
United States
United Kingdom
New Zealand


INTERNATIONAL CRISIS WEBSITES

International Directory of Domestic Violence Agencies
http://www.hotpeachpages.net/
This site contains lists of crisis services in many different countries and languages.


The Icarus Project Crisis Toolkit
http://www.theicarusproject.net/node/25274
A self-help web page about supporting yourself in a crisis.
 


AUSTRALIA


Lifeline
13 11 14
https://www.lifeline.org.au/Get-Help/Online-Services/Online-Services
Phone line support is available 24/7. Online counselling available 7pm – 4am (AEDT), 7 days.


Suicide Callback Service
1300 659 467
https://www.suicidecallbackservice.org.au/
The Suicide Call Back Service provides free nationwide professional telephone and online counselling for anyone affected by suicide.


National Sexual Assault, Family & Domestic Violence Counselling Line (24/7)
1800 737 732
http://www.1800respect.org.au/
National Sexual Assault, Domestic and Family Violence Counselling Service for people living in Australia


Men’s Help Line (24/7)
1300 789 978
http://www.mensline.org.au/
A professional telephone and online support and information service for Australian men


Adults Surviving Sexual Abuse (ASCA) – professional support line (limited hours – see below)
1300 657 380
http://www.asca.org.au
Hours: 9am – 5pm, 7 days


Kids help line
1800 55 1800
http://www.kidshelp.com.au/
A free, private and confidential, telephone and online counselling service specifically for young people aged between 5 and 25.


Headspace
1800 650 890
http://www.headspace.org.au/
Free online and telephone service that supports young people aged between 12 and 25 and their families.


Carers Australia
1800 242 636
http://www.carersaustralia.com.au/
Short-term counselling and emotional and psychological support services for carers and their families in each state and territory


Finding local Australian sexual assault and domestic violence crisis services:

There are many local sexual assault and domestic violence crisis and support services across Australia. Most offer free support and access to counselling. The website below provides a list of all local services across Australia:
http://www.rape-dvservices.org.au/Get-Help/Local-Support-Services


If you or someone else are in immediate danger please call 000 now

 
 

UNITED STATES

Suicide prevention lifeline (24/7)
1-800-273-TALK (8255)
http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/


National crisis hotline for domestic violence (24/7)
1-800-799-SAFE (7233)
http://www.feminist.org/911/crisis.html


National Sexual Assault Hotline (24/7)
1-800-656-HOPE


If you or someone else are in immediate danger please call 911 now


 
 

UK

National Domestic Violence Freephone Helpline (24/7)
0808 2000 247
www.nationaldomesticviolencehelpline.org.uk


Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Centre national freephone helpline (limited hours – see below)
0808 802 9999
(12-2.30pm and 7-9.30pm every day of the year)


Samaritans (24/7)
08457 90 90 90
http://www.samaritans.org/
Talk to us any time you like, in your own way, and off the record – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal.


If you or someone else are in immediate danger please call 999


 
 

NEW ZEALAND

Lifeline
0800 543 354 or (09) 5222 999 within Auckland
www.lifeline.org.nz


Suicide Crisis Helpline
0508 828 865 (0508 TAUTOKO)
http://www.lifeline.org.nz/Suicide-Intervention_2022.aspx


Women’s Refuge Crisis Line
0800 733 843 (0800 REFUGE)
https://www.womensrefuge.org.nz/
For women living with violence, or in fear, in their relationship or family


Find a local NZ sexual assault support centre near you
http://rpe.co.nz/find-a-sexual-assault-support-centre-near-you/


List of more New Zealand help lines
http://www.mentalhealth.org.nz/get-help/in-crisis/helplines/


If you or someone else are in immediate danger please call 111 now


 
 
This information is up to date as at 31 May 2015, however I cannot guarantee that information will remain up to date over time. If the links provided don’t work or are out of date, please contact the emergency phone number for your area.

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