Several countries operate phone support hotlines to assist those who may be victims of bullying or need immediate help with other issues.
Note: numbers may change, so always seek up-to-date helpline information for your local area.
|1800 55 1800||Kids Helpline.|
|13 11 14||Lifeline 24-hour confidential telephone support service.|
|1300 78 99 78||Mensline Australia – support for men who are concerned about their own violent behaviour.|
|1300 659 467||Suicide call back service – free phone counselling.|
|1300 22 4636||Beyond Blue is a support service for those suffering anxiety, depression or suicidal thoughts and offers phone, online chat and email support.|
|0845 22 55 787||The UK’s National Bullying Helpline provides support for bullying victims and their website also has a wealth of information about bullying in the workplace, at school and online.|
|0300 123 1100||Helpline for the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS).|
|0808 800 2222||Helpline for Bullying UK (part of Family Lives) – it provides expert advice on any bulling issues for families.|
|0800 169 6928||The confidential helpline at Bully Busters is run by specially trained
staff and their website
US & CANADA
|1-800-668-6868||Canada Kids Help Phone|
|1-877-352-4497||This is Bullying Canada’s toll-free number|
|1-800-442-HOPE||School tip line for reporting weapons or homicidal remarks and National Youth Crisis Hotline for crisis intervention|
|1-800-399-PEER||Peer listening line for people under the age of 25.|
|1-800-784-2433||The National Hopeline connects callers with a 24-hour crisis
centre in their local US area.
|1-800-999-999||The Covenant House Nine-Line helps callers with crisis
intervention and angry emotions
|0800 54 37 54||Kidsline offers free all-hours support for young people up to 18 years old.|
|0800 543 354||Lifeline provides 24/7 telephone trained counselling and support, free of charge.|
|0508 638 723||Netsafe’s toll-free helpline for advice and information on bullying issues.|