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International Suicide Hotlines


If you or someone you know if suicidal, call one of the numbers below. If someone in IMMEDIATE danger, please call your local emergency number (e.g. 9-1-1 in the US).

The level of care you need depends on how severe your symptoms are. For more information about different treatment options when you’re in crisis, you can read our article What to Do When You’re Thinking About Suicide.


  United States:Emergency: 911
Suicide Hotline: (800) 273-8255
More Hotlines    In-Person Counseling 


  Algeria: Emergency: 34342 and 43 Suicide Hotline: 0021 3983 2000 58


  Argentina: Emergency: 911 Suicide Hotline: 135   In-Person Counseling 


  Armenia: Emergency: 911 and 112 Suicide Hotline: (2) 538194


  Australia: Emergency: 000 Suicide Hotline: 131114   More Hotlines    In-Person Counseling 


  Austria: Emergency: 112 Telefonseelsorge 24/7 : 142 Rat auf Draht 24/7 : 147 (Youth)


  Bahamas: Emergency: 911 Suicide Hotline: (2) 322-2763


  Bahrain: Emergency: 999   In-Person Counseling 


  Bangladesh: Emergency: 999


  Barbados: Emergency: 911 Suicide Hotline: Samaritan Barbados (246) 4299999


  Belgium: Emergency: 112 Suicide Hotline: Stichting Zelfmoordlijn 1813


  Bolivia: Emergency: 911 Suicide Hotline: 3911270


  Bosnia & Herzegovina: Suicide Hotline: 080 05 03 05


  Botswana: Emergency: 911 Suicide Hotline: +2673911270   In-Person Counseling 


  Brazil: Emergency: 188   More Hotlines 


  Bulgaria: Emergency: 112 Suicide Hotline: 0035 9249 17 223


  Canada: Emergency: 911 Suicide Hotline: 1 (833) 456 4566   More Hotlines    In-Person Counseling 


  China: Emergency: 110 Suicide Hotline: 800-810-1117


  Colombia: 24/7 Helpline in Baranquilla: 1(00 57 5) 372 27 27 24/7 Hotline Bogota: (57-1) 323 24 25


  Croatia: Emergency: 112   More Hotlines 


  Cyprus: Emergency: 112 Suicide Hotline: 8000 7773


  Czech Republic: Emergency: 112


  Denmark: Emergency: 112 Suicide Hotline: 4570201201


  Egypt: Emergency: 122 Suicide Hotline: 131114   More Hotlines    In-Person Counseling 


  Estonia: Emergency: 112 Suicide Hotline: 3726558088 ; in Russian 3726555688


  Ethiopia: Emergency: 911   In-Person Counseling 


  Finland: Emergency: 112 Suicide Hotline: 010 195 202


  France: Emergency: 112 Suicide Hotline: 0145394000   More Hotlines 


  Germany: Emergency: 112 Suicide Hotline: 08001810771   More Hotlines 


  Ghana: Emergency: 999 Suicide Hotline: 2332 444 71279   More Hotlines    In-Person Counseling 


  Greece: Emergency: 1018


  Guyana: Emergency: 999 Suicide Hotline: 223-0001


  Holland: Suicide Hotline: 09000767


  Hong Kong: Emergency: 999 Suicide Hotline: 852 2382 0000


  Hungary: Emergency: 112 Suicide Hotline: 116123


  India: Emergency: 112 Suicide Hotline: 8888817666   More Hotlines    In-Person Counseling 


  Indonesia: Emergency: 112 Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-8255   More Hotlines 


  Iran: Emergency: 110 Suicide Hotline: 1480


  Ireland: Emergency: 116123 Suicide Hotline: +4408457909090   More Hotlines    In-Person Counseling 


  Israel: Emergency: 100 Suicide Hotline: 1201   More Hotlines 


  Italy: Emergency: 112 Suicide Hotline: 800860022


  Jamaica: Suicide Hotline: 1-888-429-KARE (5273)


  Japan: Emergency: 110 Suicide Hotline: 810352869090


  Jordan: Emergency: 911 Suicide Hotline: 110   In-Person Counseling 


  Kenya: Emergency: 999 Suicide Hotline: 722178177   More Hotlines    In-Person Counseling 


  Kuwait: Emergency: 112 Suicide Hotline: 94069304   More Hotlines    In-Person Counseling 


  Latvia: Emergency: 113 Suicide Hotline: 371 67222922


  Lebanon: Suicide Hotline: 1564


  Liberia: Emergency: 911 Suicide Hotline: 6534308   In-Person Counseling 


  Luxembourg: Emergency: 112 Suicide Hotline: 352 45 45 45


  Malaysia: Emergency: 999 Suicide Hotline: (06) 2842500   More Hotlines 


  Malta: Suicide Hotline: 179


  Mauritius: Emergency: 112 Suicide Hotline: +230 800 93 93


  Mexico: Emergency: 911 Suicide Hotline: 5255102550   More Hotlines    In-Person Counseling 


  Netherlands: Emergency: 112 Suicide Hotline: 900 0113   More Hotlines 


  New Zealand: Emergency: 111 Suicide Hotline: 1737   More Hotlines    In-Person Counseling 


  Nigeria: Suicide Hotline: 234 8092106493   More Hotlines    In-Person Counseling 


  Norway: Emergency: 112 Suicide Hotline: +4781533300


  Pakistan: Emergency: 115   More Hotlines    In-Person Counseling 


  Philippines: Emergency: 911 Suicide Hotline: 028969191   More Hotlines    In-Person Counseling 


  Poland: Emergency: 112 Suicide Hotline: 5270000


  Portugal: Emergency: 112 Suicide Hotline: 21 854 07 40 and 8 96 898 21 50


  Qatar: Emergency: 999   More Hotlines    In-Person Counseling 


  Romania: Emergency: 112 Suicide Hotline: 0800 801200   More Hotlines 


  Russia: Emergency: 112 Suicide Hotline: 0078202577577


  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: Suicide Hotline: 9784 456 1044


  Saudi Arabia: Emergency: 112   More Hotlines    In-Person Counseling 


  Serbia: Suicide Hotline: (+381) 21-6623-393


  Singapore: Emergency: 999 Suicide Hotline: 1 800 2214444   More Hotlines 


  Spain: Emergency: 112 Suicide Hotline: 914590050   More Hotlines 


  South Africa: Emergency: 10111 Suicide Hotline: 0514445691   More Hotlines    In-Person Counseling 


  South Korea: Emergency: 112 Suicide Hotline: (02) 7158600   More Hotlines 


  Sri Lanka: Suicide Hotline: 011 057 2222662


  Sudan: Suicide Hotline: (249) 11-555-253   In-Person Counseling 


  Sweden: Emergency: 112 Suicide Hotline: 46317112400   More Hotlines 


  Switzerland: Emergency: 112 Suicide Hotline: 143   More Hotlines 


  Tanzania: Emergency: 112   More Hotlines    In-Person Counseling 


  Thailand: Suicide Hotline: (02) 713-6793


  Tonga: Suicide Hotline: 23000


  Trinidad and Tobago: Suicide Hotline: (868) 645 2800


  Tunisia: Emergency: 197   In-Person Counseling 


  Turkey: Emergency: 112


  Uganda: Emergency: 112 Suicide Hotline: 0800 21 21 21   More Hotlines    In-Person Counseling 


  United Arab Emirates: Suicide Hotline: 800 46342   More Hotlines    In-Person Counseling 


  United Kingdom: Emergency: 112 Suicide Hotline: 0800 689 5652   More Hotlines    In-Person Counseling 


  United States: Emergency: 911 Suicide Hotline: (800) 273-8255   More Hotlines    In-Person Counseling 


  Zambia: Emergency: 999 Suicide Hotline: +260960264040   In-Person Counseling 


  Zimbabwe Emergency: 999 Suicide Hotline: 080 12 333 333   More Hotlines    In-Person Counseling