In Crisis?

Talk to someone now. If you are in crisis, there is always a caring voice on the other line. You don’t have to face your problems alone.

America: Suicide Prevention Lifeline (suicidepreventionlifeline.org)
America: National Helpline free 24/7 treatment referral and phone support: 1-800-662-4357 (https://www.samhsa.gov)
America: 24/7 Crisis Text Line: 741741 (www.crisistextline.org)
Australia: Lifeline Australia, free 24/7 phone support: 13 11 14 (www.lifeline.org.au)
Canada: Crisis Services Canada, free 24/7 phone support: 1-833-456-4566 (www.crisisservicescanada.ca)
United Kingdom: Samaritans, free 24/7 phone support: 116 123 (www.samaritans.org)

How to Find Counselors, Therapists and Health Professionals for Anxiety, Depression or Addiction

Change is easier with help from a trained professional. Here is a list of counselors, therapists, psychologists, psychiatrists, and addiction physicians by region. Each website has a directory or health professional register to help you find the help you need.

Take the first step. Your new life is waiting.

America

American Counseling Association (www.counseling.org)
American Psychological Association (www.apa.org)
American Psychiatric Association (www.psychiatry.org)
American Society of Addiction Medicine (www.asam.org)
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism-Alcohol Treatment Navigator (https://alcoholtreatment.niaaa.nih.gov)
Substance Abuse Treatment Locator (https://findtreatment.samhsa.gov)
Veteran Affairs (www.ptsd.va.gov/ )
National Institutes of Mental Health (www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/post-traumatic-stress-disorder-ptsd/index.shtml)

Australia

Australian Counselling Association (www.theaca.net.au)
Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (www.pacfa.org.au)
Australian Psychological Association (www.psychology.org.au)
Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (www.ranzcp.org)
Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Advice (www.healthdirect.gov.au/drug-and-alcohol-rehabilitation)
Veterans’ Affairs (www.dva.gov.au/health-and-wellbeing/mental-health/posttraumatic-stress-disorder-ptsd)
Health Direct ( www.healthdirect.gov.au/post-traumatic-stress-disorder-ptsd)

Canada

Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (www.ccpa-accp.ca)
Canadian Psychological Association (www.cpa.ca)
Canadian Psychiatric Association (www.cpa-apc.org)
Center for Addiction and Mental Health (www.camh.ca)
Canadian Society of Addiction Medicine (www.csam.org)
Veterans Affairs (www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/services/health/mental-health/publications/ptsd-warstress)

United Kingdom

British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (www.bacp.co.uk)
UK Council for Psychotherapy (www.psychotherapy.org.uk)
British Psychological Society (www.bps.org.uk)
Royal College of Psychiatrists (www.rcpsych.ac.uk)
NHS Find Alcohol Addiction Services (www.nhs.uk/Service-Search/Alcohol-addiction/LocationSearch/1805))
Veterans-UK (www.gov.uk/government/organisations/veterans-uk)
NHS (www.nhs.uk/conditions/post-traumatic-stress-disorder-ptsd/)

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Last Modified:October 16, 2018