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If you or someone else you know is in a mental crisis it is important to gain support as quickly as possible. The main contact in any country is either emergency services like 999 UK or 911 the USA, or you can call your GP even in out of hours. For more information or to find your local helplines, please visit
Befrienders Worldwide offers emotional support to prevent suicide worldwide. They listen and help without judging. https://www.befrienders.org/ You can also use their search function to find helplines in your location. If you are in crisis now please call you emergency services USA – 911 / UK – 999 for other countries please access the Befrienders Site.
Cybersmile – Dealing with in-game abuse and harassment can be a very distressing experience. Although a certain level of competition can make the game more enjoyable – sometimes people do ‘cross the line’ and become abusive with personal attacks or threatening behavior. For advice, information or to get support please visit https://www.cybersmile.org
LQBT+ – Need to talk to someone about your sexuality or just confused and need more information. Please take a look at https://lgbt.foundation/ for lots of information and resources.
MIND – We’re Mind, the mental health charity. We won’t give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets both support and respect. For more information visit https://www.mind.org.uk/
The Trevor Project – Our trained counselors are here to support you 24/7. If you are a young person in crisis, feeling suicidal, or in need of a safe and judgment-free place to talk, call the Trevor Lifeline now at 1-866-488-7386. https://www.thetrevorproject.org/