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Live Helpers are required to refer residents with a real life emergency (such as a suicide threat) to the Linden Liasions.  If no Liasion is on line, the Live Helper will encourage the person in crises to call 911 or a local crisis hotline.
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Volunteers should encourage the person in crises to call their local emergency services number (911 in Canada or the US, 112 in most European countries) or a local crisis hotline.
  
== Numbers to call ==
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== National Suicide Crisis Hotlines ==
  
* National Suicide Crisis Hotlines:
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* USA: 1-800-784-2433 Web: http://www.suicidehotlines.com
* USA: 1-800-784-2433
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* Canada: 1-800-448-1833
 
* Canada: 1-800-448-1833
 
* UK: 08457 90 90 90
 
* UK: 08457 90 90 90
* Australia: 1300 13 11 14 -- called Life Line (lifeline.org.au)  
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* Australia: 1300 13 11 14 Web: http://www.lifeline.org.au
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* New Zealand: (9) 5222-999 within Auckland, 0800 111-777 outside Auckland Web: http://www.lifeline.org.nz
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* Germany:
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** 0800 - 111 0 111 (ev.) (protestant)
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** 0800 - 111 0 222 (rk.) (roman catholic)
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** 0800 - 111 0 333 (Kinder / Jugendliche) (for kids/teens)
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** Web: http://www.telefonseelsorge.de
  
=== For other countries ===
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== Other Countries ==
  
This site offers info about suicide/crisis helplines worldline:
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* http://www.suicide-helplines.org/ - site offers info about suicide/crisis helplines worldwide:
http://www.suicide-helplines.org/  
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* http://www.befrienders.org - international non-profit with 31,000 volunteers in over 40 countries  
 
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http://www.befrienders.org, international non-profit with 31,000 volunteers in over 40 countries
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== Contributor ==
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* [[User:Loki Pico|Loki Pico]]
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Revision as of 14:20, 6 June 2007

Volunteers should encourage the person in crises to call their local emergency services number (911 in Canada or the US, 112 in most European countries) or a local crisis hotline.

National Suicide Crisis Hotlines

Other Countries