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7 Cups connects you to caring people

Free, anonymous and confidential online text chat with trained volunteer listeners

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How it Works

Whether you are going through a challenging time or just want to talk to someone, at 7 Cups you'll find a path connecting you to kind people and helping you develop new skills to solve your problems. Over 3 million conversations. Over 6 million people supported.

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Find instant support & online counseling

Want to talk to someone now? We’ll connect you to a listener through our secure network to a compassionate, trained active listener who is online and available to chat. You can also choose a therapist to engage in online therapy. Start a conversation with an available active listener right away.

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Choose your own listener

Want to connect with a listener based on life experience or affiliation? Browse or search our listener community to find the right listener or online counselor, someone with whom you feel comfortable chatting. Whether you want listening or online counseling about life, love, relationship problems, stress, depression help, or you just need to vent about your problems, we have an active listener or therapist for you to vent to via anonymous chat.

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Get therapy online in your anonymous, private room

7 Cups respects your privacy. Our bridging technology connects you one-on-one to a listener or online therapist while remaining completely anonymous. Our friendly Noni bot will welcome you to your private room where you can get settled and learn a bit more about how you can feel better. Your listener will join you in just a few seconds for a confidential chat.

Connect with the Community

Learn & grow with the community. Chat with supportive people in group support rooms who have overcome similar challenges. Engage in guided discussions or lighthearted banter. Join conversations about issues and struggles that matter to you in our community forum. Follow positive, kind people you meet at 7 Cups and post about how you are taking care of yourself to your own support network.

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Stay emotionally fit and grow with us

Make emotional wellness a daily habit by following your growth path. Reminders and progress along your path can help you get support from trained volunteer listeners and do simple activities on your own to relax, on a regular basis, giving you more control over your own well being.

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What is a Growth Path?

Do you need help? 7 Cups is an on-demand emotional health and well-being service. When you need to chat we connect you to a real listener when you want someone to talk to. When you may not feel ready to chat, you can try simple activities to help boost your mood. Whatever step you take first - chatting one-on-one, doing solo activities, watching short videos, reading self-help guides, forum posts, and uplifting feed posts, or participating in group discussions - starts you on a path that will encourage and support you as you take steps daily to become stronger.

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