Needing someone to talk to
You just need someone who will listen quietly without judging. If you need someone to talk to, you are not alone. There are so many big and little things screaming for our attention…and this makes us feel lonely and unheard.
This includes depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress, a dramatic loss, chronic or terminal illness, alcohol and substance abuse, sexual assault, domestic violence, bullying, sexual identity issues, unemployment, etc. Whether you are feeling depressed, overwhelmed, experiencing a crisis or thinking about suicide, Samaritans hotline volunteers will listen, without any judgment, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
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Samaritans is a non-religious, not-for-profit organization that has operated our crisis response hotline for 30 years in the NYC-Metropolitan area answering over 1 million calls. I pray for you people daily to keep up the good work. He or she will also discuss with you the reason for your call and whatever challenges or difficulties you are facing and the anxieties or depressive feelings you are having without giving advice or expressing their own personal judgements.
And, our caring, professionally trained volunteers will listen as you try to cope with your difficulties and stresses. Thousands of people have called Samaritans to talk about their relationships, their uncertainty about the future or where they are going.
Call Samaritans if you need someone to talk to! NYC Resource Guide. Please note: Phone calls that are violent, threatening or abusive or where the caller is consistently unwilling or resistant to talk about his or her thoughts or feelings will be ended.
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During these remarkable times that few of us could have imagined, we are all being challenged to adapt and adjust, which is what we are focusing on at Samaritans these days. The hotline is completely confidential and anonymous and, unlike some other hotline services, Samaritans does not utilize caller ID or any form of call-tracing, making Samaritans a safe place to turn during a time of distress or crisis.
Over the last 30 years, Samaritans hotline has responded to over 1, calls from people dealing with every kind of issue and personal, emotional or health-related problem imaginable. When you call Samaritans, we ask if you are feeling suicidal.
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When you call Samaritans you will be greeted by a warm and caring volunteer trained in active listening and providing emotional support who will ask how you are doing today and explore with you the thoughts and feelings you are having tied to what is going on in your life at the present time. Samaritans free, non-religious hour emotional support and crisis response hotline is available on an immediate and ongoing basis for people who are dealing with every kind of problem, situation, illness, trauma or loss and need someone to talk to.
Everybody needs someone to talk to at some point in their life, someone who will listen and take them seriously, no matter what the problem. For the first time since we were established inwe have been forced to put NYC Resource Guide Tweets by SamaritansNYC Help Prevent Suicide Donations to Samaritans fund all our suicide prevention programs--the hour crisis hotline, suicide survivor support groups, public education and awareness--which help thousands of people each year who are in distress, overwhelmed and suicidal and need a place to turn.
We are completely confidential and do not use caller ID, so you can choose to remain anonymous if you wish.
Free, immediately accessible hour emotional support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Help Prevent Suicide Donations to Samaritans fund all our suicide prevention programs--the hour crisis hotline, suicide survivor support groups, public education and awareness--which help thousands of people each year who are in distress, overwhelmed and suicidal and need a place to turn.
People call when they are experiencing feelings of depression, or anxiety, or emotional stress. Samaritans is a safe place to call. People have discussed money issues, or difficulties at work, or with unemployment.
NYC Resource Guide Our "NYC Guide to Suicide Prevention Planning" puts key information and research on responding to a person in distress, assessment tools, safety and postvention planning, links to community resources, free training, depression screening and suicide support groups at your fingertips. When you do, Samaritans is there. Tweets by SamaritansNYC.