Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Hotlines Around the World

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the first letter of your country/province

Argentina: 054 022 3493 0430
Australia: 131114 (youth: 08 9388 2500)
Austria: 142, (147 for children and young people)
Algeria: 0021 3983 2000 58
Belgium: 106 or 1813
Bahamas: 328-0922, 322-4999
Bulgarian: 35924917223
Bosnia & Herzegovina: 080 05 03 05
Botswana: 3911270
Brazil: 188 (for the CVV National Association)
Canada: 1.833.456.4566, +1 (905) 688 3711, 5147234000 (Montreal); 18662773553 (outside Montreal)
Croatia: 014833888
Cuba: 532 348 14 49
China: 0800-810-1117
Denmark: +4570201201
Dominica: 333
Egypt: 7621602
El Salvador: 911 / 132 (emergency)
Estonia: 3726558088; in Russian 3726555688
Finland: 010 195 202
France: (+33) (0)9 51 11 61 30
Germany: 08001810771, 08001810772
Greece: 1018
Guinea: 122
Holland: 09000767
Holland/Netherlands: 113
Hong Kong: +852 2382 0000, +852 2389 2222
Hungary: 116123

India: +91 33 2474 4704, +91 84229 84528
Indonesia: 500-454,119
Ireland: (+353) 087 260 9090 or 116 123
Iceland: 1717
Iran: 00989127181037
Ireland: +44 (0) 8457 90 90 90
Italy: 800860022
Japan: +810352869090, +810643954343
Jamaica: 1-888-429-KARE (5273)
Malaysia: 03-2780 6803, 03-42657995
Mexico: 5255102550
New Zealand: 0800543354
Norway: +4781533300
Netherlands/Holland: 113
Philippines: 028969191
Poland: 5270000
Portugal: 21 854 07 40/8, 96 898 21 50

Russia: 0078202577577
Romania: 0800 070 968
Spain: 914590050
South Africa: 0514445691
Sweden: 46317112400
Switzerland: 143
Turkey : 182
United Kingdom: 08457909090, (children: 0800 1111)
USA: 18002738255
Ukraine: 058
United Arab Emirates: 800 46342
Veterans' Crisis Line: 1 800 273 8255/ text 838255.
Venezuela: 0241-8433308
Zimbabwe: (9) 650 00

hi! thank you for clicking on this link! this carrd includes hotlines from most countries and also daily reminders when it comes to mental health and putting yourself first. When you have suicidal thoughts, calling the hotlines is not a bad idea. they may not understand what you are going through 100%, but they do know how to talk to you and help you through rough times. you are not alone in this and everyone will do everything to help. remember that <33

i am hailey, a student from hong kong. i am aware of the fact that i'm still young and still have a lot about mental health to learn about, so PLEASE dm me at @haileyy_wong on instagram or twitter if you want to add anything or correct anything (especially the hotlines). i would love to hear it and correct it. thank you for reading!! mental health comes first :)
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TW // depression, suicide, eating disorders
this whole carrd revolves around mental health, so trigger topics are going to be mentioned. please do NOT read any of these if you feel like you won't be able to handle to trigger.

in case you needed to hear this:
-you are loved
-you are wanted
-you are needed
-you are beautiful
-you are handsome
-you are important
-you are not alone
-you are strong
-you are worth it
-you are smart
-you are not a failure
-you are useful
-you are going to be okay

things you CAN accomplish
-having a family
-getting married
-to watch the sun rise
-to watch the sun set
-to save someone else’s life
-finish school
-get your dream job
-to laugh
-to smile
-to go camping
-travel to new places
-to wake up every morning to the person you love
-to keep that promise you made
-to accomplish a goal
-to meet your idol
-to be able to look back and say "i made it"

reasons to live:
-sunsets + sunrises
-shooting stars
-the sound of the rain
-travelling the world
-the first snowfall of the season
-splashing in puddles
-christmas lights
-the feeling of being held in
-someone’s arms
-cloud watching
-road trips
-the smell before and after it rains
-garlic bread
-the relief u feel after crying
-puppy kisses
-the sound of good laughter
-compliments and praise
-first kisses
-ice cream
-exploring with your friends
-jumping into lakes
-movie nights
-inside jokes
-breakfast in bed
-helping other people

-holding or squeezing ice
-splashing your face with water. 
-getting a rubber band and snapping it against your skin (this could hurt, though it’s better than other ways that people usually choose to self-harm).
-take a hot shower or bath.
-eat something sour. It will take your mind of the urge. (Lemon, sour lollipops) 
-massage where you want to self-harm.
-get a red pen or red paint and draw/paint over where you usually self-harm. 
-remind yourself as to why you shouldn’t do it. (Scars, harms organs, blood lose, leave memories etc…)
-describe what you are feeling. (Is the urge/pain in your chest, fists, legs, arms, head).
-bite into a hot pepper or chew a piece of ginger root