This post is for anyone who is themselves in need, or know of someone who is having a hard time whom would also need this. Depression is a serious matter, and I feel that this could be useful in the future for someone. If you have any to add, please pm me or post it and I will add it to the list. Please be respectful of this thread.
Crisis Hotlines - both completely free, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. They will always listen.
Important Phone Numbers
Depression Hotline: 1-630-482-9696
Suicide Hotline: 1-800-784-8433
Trevor Project: 1-866-488-7386
Sexuality Support: 1-800-246-7743
Eating Disorders Hotline: 1-847-831-3438
Rape and Sexual Assault: 1-800-656-4673
Grief Support: 1-650-321-5272
Runaway: 1-800-843-5200, 1-800-843-5678, 1-800-621-4000
Exhale: After Abortion Hotline/Pro-Voice: 1-866-4394253
The Befrienders Worldwide website has useful information that can help you through difficult times. Many people find that talking about their feelings can alleviate their distress. If you are feeling in distress or suicidal now and need to talk to someone, this website has people that will listen.
Free, anonymous, and confidential conversations with trained active listeners. All conversations are deleted, so there is no risk at any of your secrets getting out.
Thethoughtsroom is a wonderful place with calming sound where you can type whatever you would like and watch your words literally bursting into thousands of stars, so you can finally find some rest. This website is good for just letting your feelings out in a healthy way without fearing the judgement of another person seeing.
List of phone numbers for other countries, outside US.