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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