Get Support

Below you will find crisis resources available in most of the regions the Black Sheep Project engages with. Call if you or someone you love is in a crisis. Wherever you are, you are not alone.

These resources will connect you with knowledgeable, caring, compassionate people who are trained to provide you with the support you need right now, people who can direct you to resources or help you create a crisis plan. People who will listen to you and who are committed to helping you feel safe.

If you or your loved one is in immediate danger, contact local emergency response right away.


Crisis Text Line

Text: 741741 (Can be used anywhere in the U.S.)


USA - American Association of Suicidology

Telephone: 202-237-2280


USA - Suicide Prevention Resource Center

Telephone: 1-877-GET-SPRC (438-7772)


USA - American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Toll-Free: 1-888-333-AFSP (2377)


USA - National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Toll-free: 1-800-273-8255



UK - SupportLine Telephone Helpline: 01708 765200

email: or write to SupportLine at PO Box 2860, Romford, Essex RM7 1JA Provides emotional support and details of support groups, helplines, agencies and counsellors throughout the UK.

UK - Calm: 0800 585858

Campaign Against Living Miserably Help and support for young men aged 15-35 on issues which include depression and suicide.


UK - HopeLine UK – 0800 068 4141 – for practical advice on suicide prevention


UK - 0300 111 0101

Helpline providing a listening service, information, emotional and spiritual support from a Christian perspective

UK - Helpline: 116 123 (free of charge from a landline or mobile)


24 hr helpline offering emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which may lead to suicide



Nationella Hjälpinjen


Vi lyssnar. När du mår psykiskt dåligt behöver du någon som lyssnar. Vi ger dig råd och stöd samt vägleder dig vidare.


Någon Att Tala Med

Telefonjouren är för närvarande bemannad på vardagskvällar kl. 18-22. Under sommarperioden har vi däremot inte öppet alla kvällar. De nummer du kan ringa är: 031-711 24 00 eller 031-711 24 22.




031 765 1587

South African organization provides crisis support. See other services offered.


LifeLine Southern Africa


Browse Lifeline Centres to find support throughout South Africa.


Durban North Umhlanga Crisis Team

Durban North, South Africa, crisis team offers support 24 hours a day. Helps with suicidal thoughts and feelings, the bereavement of the loss of a loved one to suicide and other traumas. See contact details.



SOS Voz Amiga

21 354 45 45

O Centro SOS Voz Amiga é um serviço de ajuda pelo telefone em situações agudas de sofrimento, frequentemente situações extremas de solidão, angústia, depressão ou risco de suicídio, que respeita, entre outros.


Telefone da Amizade

808 22 33 53

Pode contar-nos o que sente. Nós ouvimos todo o tipo de problemas. Não contaremos a ninguém o que nos disser. A nossa escuta é confidencial e anónima.