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Revision as of 13:11, 8 February 2007

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.

Numbers to call

  • National Suicide Crisis Hotlines:
  • USA: 1-800-784-2433
  • Canada: 1-800-448-1833
  • UK: 08457 90 90 90
  • Australia: 1300 13 11 14 -- called Life Line (lifeline.org.au)

For other countries

This site offers info about suicide/crisis helplines worldline: http://www.suicide-helplines.org/

http://www.befrienders.org, international non-profit with 31,000 volunteers in over 40 countries