OnLine Chat Lines

Sometimes it is easier to open up and seek support via OnLine Chat, where one can compose their thoughts and get things “on paper” to help sort out the issues and the questions that require answers and support. OnLine Chat Line support is also ideal when one wishes to have a record of advice and a place you can go back to and look at the words of support over again. Below are some OnLine chat lines for North America and worldwide.

The LifeLine Canada Foundation is not a crisis hotline. If you or someone you know is in crisis, call 911 immediately. See our directory of  mental health crisis support in your area.


ConnecTeen is a confidential peer support service for youth in Calgary and area. If you ever have a question, a problem or just need someone to talk to, give us a call, drop us an email, send us a text or chat with us online.

Youth Space
Youth counsellors are trained to provide support for a variety of issues. You can email directly (if the button above doesn’t work for you) to send a message to a professional Youth Counsellor. For 30 years old and younger.

United States

Teen Line
Text “TEEN” to 839863 Peer counselors are available from 6pm to 9pm PST


Kids Helpline
Email counselling is perfect for you if you can’t get to a phone or prefer to write things down. One of our counsellors will read your email carefully and reply with info, questions and suggestions for you.

United Kingdom

Writing can be a great way of getting things out. And emailing our counsellors gives you the space to say exactly what you want, in the way you want. You can share as much detail about yourself as you like. And you can double check what you’ve written before you send it to us.

We’re here round the clock, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. If you need a response immediately, it’s best to call us on the phone. This number is FREE to call. You don’t have to be suicidal to call us. Email


Pieta House
Pieta House provides a free, therapeutic approach to people who are in suicidal distress and those who engage in self-harm.


(Malaysia) If you are feeling like you have no one else to turn to, or if you just need a safe place to talk, please contact them. They are always there to listen, you are not alone.

(India) Email SNEHA is open 24 hours a day for telephone calls and from 8am to 10pm for visits daily.

SOS (Samaritans of Singapore) is the only suicide prevention centre in Singapore. It is a secular non-profit organisation which provides 24-hour confidential emotional support to people who have difficulty coping during a crisis, who are thinking of suicide or affected by suicide.