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Resources for feeling sad or anxious or suicidal


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Many international calls are free or affordable with SKYPE and many other apps. Feel OK about calling resources outside of your country.

US: Hopeline (Suicide Prevention): 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)

US: Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-Talk (1-800-8255)

UK: Samaritans (Nat’l and local): 08457 90 90 90 or

UK: Supportline 01708 765200

UK: Anxiety UK 08444 775 774 (Monday - Friday, 9:30am-5:30pm)

UK: No Panic Helpline: 0800 138 8889 (10:00am-10:00pm)

CAN: Suicide Prevention Canada

AUS: Lifeline Australia Helpline 13 11 14

Cancer Related

US: Malecare 212-673-4920

UK: Macmillan 0808 808 00 00

Substance Abuse / Alcoholism

US: National Drug Information Treatment and Referral Hotline: 1-800-662-HELP (4357)

US: Alcohol Abuse and Crisis Intervention: 1-800-234-0246

US: National Cocaine Hotline: 1-800-COCAINE (262-2463)

US: Al-Anon/Alateen Hotline (for friends and family) 1-800-344-2666

UK: Drinkline: Nat’l. Alcoholism Helpline: 0800 917 8282

AUS: Drug & Alcohol Helpline 1800 198 024

CAN: Drug & Alcohol Helpline 1-800-565-8603

Rape, Abuse & Domestic Violence

US: Childhelp (Child Abuse): 1-800-4ACHILD (1-800-422-4453)

US: Nat’l. Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

US: RAINN Nat’l. Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)

US: Nat’l. Center on Elder Abuse: 1-800-677-1116

US: National Runaway Switchboard: 1-800-621-4000

UK: Women’s Aid Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247Gay / Lesbian Issues

US: GLBT National Help Center 1-888-843-4564

UK: Galop – LGBT Abuse Helpline 0800 999 5428

CAN: PFLAG Canada Helpline 1-888-530-6777

AUS: QLIFE Australia Helpline 1800 184 527

Pregnancy / Sexual Health

US: Planned Parenthood: 1-800-230-PLAN (7526)

US: Nat’l. STD Hotline: 1-800-227-8922

US: National AIDS Hotline: 1-800-342-AIDS (2437)

US: The Teen AIDS Hotline: 1-800-440-TEEN (8336)

Medical Emergencies

US: Nat’l. Poison Help: 1-800-222-1222

In England and Wales:

NHS 111 - dial 111

In Scotland:

NHS 24 - dial 111

In N Ireland:

Contact your local GP or pharmacist during normal hours; click here ( for GP services Out-of-Hours.

In Republic of Ireland:

01 809 2166

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One of the things that made me feel sad and anxious was Fentanyl. The first four weeks were great but then it turned on me making me feel anxious, restless, depressed and caused a great deal of insomnia. Getting off the fentanyl cleared all of that up except for the insomnia.

It pays to read the side effects of the drugs you take so you will know if undesirable changes that might be related to those drugs.