Befrienders Worldwide - linking and promoting volunteer emotional support centres.
The Befrienders Website: http://www.befrienders.org/
- lists over 1200 helplines in 60 countries around the world
- has information in 17 languages
- is the principal global online resource for those seeking
information on emotional help and support, suicide myths and warning
signs, self harm, depression and how to help a suicidal friend/relative
- provides advice on setting up a new centre
- has general information including statistics on suicide and the media.
Samaritans UK & ROI - Samaritans is available 24 hours a day to provide confidential
emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress
or despair, including those which may lead to suicide.
IFOTES (International Federation of Telephone Emergency Services) - brings together National Associations of Telephone Emergency Service
which offer emotional support, immediately accessible to any person
suffering from loneliness, in a state of psychological crisis, or
LifeLine International - provides a mantle of compassion, linking people with people and country to country!
IASP (International Association for Suicide Prevention) - is dedicated to preventing suicidal behaviour, to alleviate its
effects, and to provide a forum for academians, mental health
professionals, crisis workers, volunteers and suicide survivors.