Youth – Your Life Counts

Struggling with suicidal thoughts?

Life sucks sometimes. No doubt about that. But you will make it through – keep going!. Reach out for help right now and have a chat with someone. It’s ok to do that! If you are in crisis, call a crisis center near you. Connect with help & support now:

In Canada call Crisis Services Canada at 1-833-456-4566 Toll Free 24/7

In Canada call Kids Help Phone at 1-800-668-6868

For indigenous youth in Canada & the USA call the Native Youth Crisis Line at 651-222-5836

In the USA National Youth Crisis Line 800-442-HOPE [4673]

Girls & Boys Town 800-448-3000

In the USA call National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK [8255]

In the UK contact the Samaritans at 116123

In the UK call PAPYRUS HOPELineUK at 0800-068-4141 or text 07786-209697

In New Zealand call Youthline at 0800-376-633 or text 234

Click here to search our database of crisis lines around the world.

If you have not been able to find help from other agencies or feel you want to connect with us please do so here. We will respond to you as soon as we can, but you must understand we are not offering an immediate crisis response. Take care – Your Friends at YLC.

Learn about the ‘Promise To Live’ pledge and download the wallet card here.

We all have reasons to live – but for all kinds of reasons we can lose contact with our reasons. The good news is there’s always hope and there’s always an opportunity to reconnect with our reasons to live. Find encouragement & inspiration, visit the SR2L website here: ShareReasons2Live