MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES

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Therapeutic Resources

Online Therapy Resources

APA Recommendations: The American Psychiatric Association's guide to online therapy.

7 Cups of Tea: Free online text chat with trained non-clinician listeners and paid online therapy with licensed therapists. 

BetterHelp: Paid phone, live chat, and asynchronous messaging with licensed therapists. 

Breakthrough: Paid online appointments with licensed therapists. 

Doctor On Demand: Paid video chat with psychologists, psychiatrists and primary care physicians. 

Birches Health: Gambling Addiction Specialists with licensed counselors

Talkspace: Paid plans for messaging or live talk with a therapist, supporting solo and couples therapy.

MENTAL HEALTH CONDITIONS

US

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) HelpLine: 1-800-950-6264
  • Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration: 1-800-662-4357
  • Warmline (when you just want to talk): NAMI Warmline Directory
  • Rise Above The Disorder: A non-profit that provides mental health resources at subsidized rates.
  • If you are a student, consider using student mental health services or school counselors.
  • Find a mental health professional online using PsychologyToday, BetterHelp or TalkSpace. Look for those that offer a Sliding Scale.

 

CANADA

Resources from Mental Health Commission of Canada

 

UK

Mental Health Resources from the NHS

 

AUSTRALIA

Mental Health Emergency Response Line: 1300 555 788 (available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week).

Mental Health Australia Resources

 

GERMANY

If the situation is not putting you or anyone around you in immediate danger but is urgent, then you can call the Patient service on 116117 any time of the day or night. They can help you to find an appointment.

Every Bundesland has numerous psychiatric emergency departments and you can find a list of them here.

Harassment 

Crash Override: A cybersecurity resource for those dealing with online harassment and anyone who wants to secure their online life. 

IGDA’s Online Harassment Resource: A directory of tools and articles available to those dealing with online harassment. 

Speak Up & Stay Safe: A checklist for securing online and offline information to help avoid doxxing, or having your home address shared online. 

Uplift: Uplift is dedicated to combating sexual abuse in online communities through education and advocacy. We work to ensure that these flourishing communities are safe for the millions of people who connect through them. Games and Online Harassment Hotline

CRISIS RESOURCES

Crisis refers to situations involving acute emotional distress or suicidality.

Worldwide Directories

 

US

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:  1-800-273-8255
  • United Way Crisis Hotline: 800-233-4357
  • Crisis Text Line: Text “Home” to 741741
  • Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 / Español: 1-888-628-9454
  • LGBT National Senior Hotline: 1-888-234-7243

 

CANADA

 

UK

 

AUSTRALIA

 

GERMANY

  • National Hotlines:  0800 1110 111 ,  0800 1110 222
STALKING

US

  • Stalking Resources Center: 1-202-467-8700
  • VictimConnect: 1-855-484-2846
  • Teen Dating Abuse Helpline (Love is Respect): 866-331-9474
  • WomensLaw Email Hotline



CANADA

Assaulted Women’s Helplines

  • GTA 416.863.0511
  • GTA TTY 416.364.8762
  • TOLL-FREE 1.866.863.0511
  • TOLL-FREE TTY 1.866.863.7868
  • #SAFE (#7233) on your Bell, Rogers, Fido or Telus mobile phone

 

UK

 

AUSTRALIA

 

GERMANY

StopStalking Telephone: 22 19 22 000 , Open Monday to Friday: 7 AM to 4 PM UTC

CHILD ABUSE

US

  • Child Abuse Hotline: 800-422-4453
  • National Center for Missing and Exploited Children: 1-800-843-5678

 

CANADA

Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-387-5437 (KIDS)

 

UNITED KINGDOM

If you’re worried that a child or young person is at risk or is being abused contact the children’s social care team at their local council.

  • Call 999 if the child is at immediate risk.
  • If it’s not an emergency, you can report the crime online or call 101.

 

AUSTRALIA

If you are a child, teen or young adult who needs help and support, call the Kids Helpline on 1800 55 1800.

If you are an adult who experienced abuse as a child, call Blue Knot Helpline on 1300 657 380 or visit the website at blueknot.org.au/Helpline.

 

GERMANY

The youth welfare office offers help and advice when children or young people are exposed to violence at home. You can find the youth welfare office near you here.

The coordinating child protection agencies (KoKi) of the youth welfare offices offer parents with babies and toddlers the right support in stressful life situations - especially in the case of violence and neglect in the family. You can find KoKi in your area here.

Educational counseling centers help children, adolescents and parents who are affected by violence in the family. Here you can find the educational counseling centers in Bavaria.

Violence in the family? Parents can also use the online advice of the Federal Conference for Educational Advice (bke) - e.g. B. in individual counseling, in the forum and in topic or group chat.

CRISIS UNDER 18

US

  • Runaway and Homeless Youth Safeline: 1-800-786-2929
  • Teen Dating Abuse Helpline (Love is Respect): 866-331-9474
  • LGBT National Youth Talkline: 800-246-7743
  • Boys Town National Hotline: 800-448-3000
  • National Youth Crisis Hotline: 800-448-4663
  • Youthline (ages 11-21): 1-877-968-8491

 

CANADA

A young person can dial 1-800-668-6868 in any moment of crisis or need to speak with a Kids Help Phone counsellor. Live Chat Instructions

 

UNITED KINGDOM

Text the YoungMinds Crisis Messenger for free 24/7 support across the UK if you are experiencing a mental health crisis. 

  • If you need urgent help, text YM to 85258.
  • All texts are answered by trained volunteers, with support from experienced clinical supervisors.
  • Texts are free from EE, O2, Vodafone, 3, Virgin Mobile, BT Mobile, GiffGaff, Tesco Mobile and Telecom Plus.

You can also call Childline for free to speak to someone about what's happening and how you're feeling.

 

AUSTRALIA

Kids Helpline 24/7 Hotline: 1800 55 1800

 

GERMANY

Mental Health Europe Resources for Young People in Germany 

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

US

 

CANADA

Resource List of Crisis Hotlines for Domestic Violence 

 

UK

The freephone, 24-hour National Domestic Abuse Helpline: 0808 2000 247

 

AUSTRALIA

1800Respect Domestic Violence Hotline: 1800 737 732 & Online Text Chat

 

GERMANY

Domestic Violence Hotline: 08000 116 016

HOMELESSNESS

US

  • Local Community Hotline: 211
  • In rural areas, prevention and/or emergency assistance programs may be operated by community action agencies (see the National Community Action Partnership web site).
  • If you are a teenager and are thinking about running away from home, or if you are already living on the streets, call the National Runaway Switchboard. The Switchboard is a toll free, confidential hotline. Dial 1-800-621-4000 or visit the Switchboard’s website.

CANADA

Resource List for Canadian Homeless Youth

 

UK

 

AUSTRALIA

1800 176 468: People who are homeless or who require information or access to human services can call 1800 176 468 free of charge.

 

GERMANY

HUMAN TRAFFICKING

US

Human Trafficking Hotline: 888-373-7888

 

CANADA

Canadian Human Trafficking Hotline at 1-833-900-1010

 

UK

Modern Slavery Helpline operates 24/7 and is confidential on 08000 121 700. It is open to calls from victims, on behalf of victims, the general public, law enforcement, statutory agencies, and business. It is backed by the UK Government, Police, NCA and NGO’s and is the one number all agencies want to coalesce around. Reporting can also take place via the website as well at: https://www.modernslaveryhelpline.org/report

 

AUSTRALIA

Red Cross: Support for Trafficked People Program by calling 03 9345 1800. To report or discuss a concern call the Australian Federal Police on 131 AFP (131 237).

 

GERMANY

KOK: German NGO Network Against Human Trafficking - 08000 116 016: Violence Against Women Support Hotline

SEXUAL ASSAULT

US

 

CANADA

UK

NIDirect Domestic and Sexual Abuse helpline: 0808 802 1414

 

AUSTRALIA

Wherever you are in Australia, you can call 1800 RESPECT (1800 737 732) for confidential information, counselling and support on sexual assault, domestic or family violence and abuse. You can chat online and find services in your area.

Sexual Assault and Abuse Helplines

 

GERMANY

Federal association of women’s counselling and rape crisis centres (bff)

CYBER CRIME

US

Cyber Civil Rights Initiative (nonconsensual porn) Crisis Helpline: 844-878-2274



CANADA

  • If you believe a cyber incident is of a criminal nature, please contact your local law enforcement agency or the RCMP
  • Cybertip.ca is Canada’s tipline to report the online sexual exploitation of children, and is operated by the Canadian Centre for Child Protection. 
  • If you have received a phishing attempt, or suspect that you may be a target of a scam or fraud, report it to the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre by telephone at 1-888-495-8501 or through their Fraud Reporting System.



UK

If you are a victim of cyber crime please report it to Action Fraud, the UK's fraud and cyber crime reporting centre.
  • In an emergency, always call 999.



AUSTRALIA

To report cybercrime issues such as:

  • Identity theft and fraud
  • Online fraud (You have been deceived into sending money or goods to someone online)
  • Cyber-enabled abuse (bullying, harassing, or stalking you online)
  • Online image abuse
  • Affected devices (Malware)

Use https://reportapp.cyber.gov.au/#/person



GERMANY

The German police take reports for cyber crime depending on your area.
https://www.polizei.de/Polizei/DE/Home/home_node.html