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It can sometimes be difficult to find support from family members, friends, or like minded people. While you might have a best friend or a support system and network such as groups on social media, you might want to seek support without any social interaction.

Our listeners provide emotional support through active listening. Active listening helps process your emotional distress. The following page can be filtered to seek listeners who provide long-term help and support. You can also browse listeners according to your preferred language as well as for different topics amongst other filters.

7 Cups is a chat site/app that has different options to find a good listener. You can meet new people and text chat with other individuals going through tough times - you are not alone! Everyone goes through a hard time at some point in their lives and we are here for you. Whether you are facing relationship problems, panic attacks, struggling with substance abuse, loneliness, depression, anxiety, or any other mental health issue, our site/app is a safe space based on confidential, anonymous support.

A good idea is to consider what form of support you would like in the first place - we have plenty of options to explore and one of the best ways is to give them a try to find out what works for you. We understand that different people have different needs and preferences. All these support services are appropriate for different situations.

This page can help you seek a trained active listener to talk to through 1-on-1 conversations. These listeners come from different walks of life and all are ready to offer a compassionate listening ear to people who would like to talk to someone else. You can select their username to view their detailed profile page with their shared bio and other information such as whether they have lived experience of mental health conditions or topics, their reviews, as well as their training and other badges. While our listeners do not provide direct advice, their support can help you vent your feelings and concerns in a safe space and you can work together to figure out healthy coping tools.

Listener conversations can vary in duration according to your listener's and your personal availability. Some listeners have the option to schedule chats with them in advance. You can always browse for listeners and leave them a message so that they can get back to you with their availability.

There are several other ways you can find someone to talk to at 7 Cups. These include the group chats and subcommunities. We are glad you are taking the first step towards support!

Our group chat rooms are online chat rooms that serve as different support groups where you can send text messages 24/7. We are a global community with people from all over the world. Some chat rooms include the Sharing Circle room, which is a non-judgemental safe space based on the traditions of AA and similar support groups. This space can prove helpful if you need a group of people to talk to who can listen and get to know you over a long time. Sharing your feelings and experiences as well as listening to those of others can help feel supported. You can expand your support network and make online supportive friends and connections!

On the other hand, if you would like to interact with people and talk to someone over forums, we have dedicated subcommunities for over 45+ topics covering a wide range of mental illness support topics through various sub-forums. Our subcommunities provide support, awareness, events, as well as opportunities to participate in light-hearted icebreakers.

Apart from the above mentioned mental health services at 7 Cups, we have affordable therapy options allowing you to seek online therapy for mental health problems with an online therapist, licensed psychologist, and other mental health professionals. This support is affordable as compared to other online and offline services or other options like support through insurance companies. Therapists are also available to talk to throughout the week on working days.

While our community can help support you after you have lost someone else to suicide, 7 Cups is not to be used in the state of active/passive suicidal thoughts - for such cases, please visit helpful resources such as the Samaritans or National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. For a complete list of helpful resources, click here.

If you would like to gain further insight and helpful information about different mental health topics, you can visit our Community Questions and Answers pages, or read our Expert Mental Health News and Advice articles. Other main features you can explore include our self-help guides and growth paths based on treatment protocols available for free!

The bottom line is, you are never alone - 7 Cups is a community aiming to provide compassion on a global scale. There are various ways to talk to someone at 7 Cups. These include 1-on-1 conversations based on active listening and support through trained listeners, group chats with support discussions and Sharing Circles, and the subcommunity forums. Other features that you may find helpful include the growth paths, community questions and answers, as well as expert advice sections.

DrumDude

Genius 2
Listens to Over 18
in last week
Welcome to 7 Cups of Tea. I am a certified peer/family support specialist in the state of California, as well as a certified life coach. I'm an experienced mentor, and a long time Buddhist practitioner. These diverse models have all contributed to my growth, and I believe have made me a better Active Listener. We are living through very difficult and challenging times. Some of us were struggling with life before, some of us are finding the world harder than ever. Whatever you are dealing with, I hope we can make a connection, and I hope you feel better after we chat.
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3158
United States

SoulSupporter102

Expert 7
Listens to Over 18
in last week
Hello! I'm SoulSupporter102. I'm glad you found my profile! I believe that nobody should feel they are alone and have no support. You are worth so much and are valuable! Remember that What I am part of on 7 Cups:- Verifiers Team - Safety Patrol- Room Supporter for: - Trauma Support - Depression Support - Addiction SupportActive Status:Green - I'm Available To Chat.Orange - I'm either busy, or away for a bit. Red - I am OfflineI am not always on, but feel free to send me a message. I will get back to you as soon as I can   If you would rather find a listener that you think will best help you, search for one in the link using the filters provided: https://www.7cups.com/BrowseListeners/
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502
Canada

Bubbles2025

Expert 7
Listens to To Teens
in last week
Hey! I am bubbles. I am a Female and I am 17 years old. I am a senior in high school with the love of psychology. Please read my bio before messaging me <3🌺My roles on 7 cups🌺💫Verified listener 💫Teen Quality Star(Mentor for Listeners) 💫Peer Support/Chat Support💫Room Support💫Chatroom Moderator  💫 Gloabal Moderator💫Doorkeeper 💫Healthy Living Team💫Sharing circle/healthy habits host/co-host💫LSC Host 💫LD Host 💫Project Agent(For LD)💫Saftey Patrol      My special Potatoe @Kara13V love ya 🌸Availability🌸 -Personal request/pms only -Focus mainly on long term but still take new chats. <3 -Sessions are about 45-60 mins -I am available from 4pm-11pm EDT(Weekdays) -Available 11am-10 pm(Weekends) -I usually reply within 30min-2 hoursNote! I do not take chats on Sexual Health or BPDJust A Note: Please do not overuse ! Or ❤️ When talking to me. It's just something that bugs me and triggers me.  Also, I use a lot of . (Periods) but that doesn't mean I'm mad or don't want to talk, it's just how I type most of the time. 💐Online- Means I am online and available to talk💐Busy- Means I am on cups and will reply when I have time💐Offline- Means I am not taking chats at the moment but feel free to pm me and I will reply when I am online✨Please note that I am very busy these days, and am not ignoring you. My main availablity is on the weekends from 11 am- 11pm EDT But will still be on during the week.✨   Why I joined 7 cups❤️ -🌼I joined 7 cups because I have been through a lot myself. I know what it is like to feel alone and unheard. I want to be able to provide a safe place where others can let go and vent about things on their mind without being judged. Reaching out is hard and so I want to make it easier for others and to remind them that it is okay not to be okay. My sole reasoning for joining is to help others and make sure they have someone to talkk to and feel less alone. 🌼⚡️How I listen⚡️- I will be there the best I can. I will have fast response times, and I will validate you. I make sure you know that your feelings are valid and that no matter what you are going through, you are not going through it alone. I will help push you to find ways to cope and better understand your situation, but will not do the work for you <3 I will ask open-ended questions, and will give you the safe space you need. <3My special listeners  My Listener Sibling: @Listeningsarinn My Listener Go to: @EmmaE  My PS Twin @LoveLilly My TQS Twin @sophiasanae  My Hosting buddies: @Starmedia, @vivelespatates, @fairyava, and @roweerainn123 My Listener twin: @dajia215 Other listeners I truly appreciate and won't forget: @AnnaListens06 ,  @EvelyneRose , @whenitsdarklookforstars , @itssoren , @kieran000 , @starmelon7 , @calmingMermaid5761 💘I want you to remember that its okay not to be okay. It is okay to struggle, It doesnt make you weak. You all matter and the world shines brighter with you in it. Sometimes we have to take a step back before we can move forward and thats okay. Life can be tough, but you are even tougher. Recovery may be hard but it isnt impossible.  HOPE stands for Hold On Pain Ends. You are beautiful. You are strong. You are enough. Never forget that. 🔐"If you want to fly, give up on everything that weighs you down."- Buddha💞  
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308
United States

LittleBirdie30

Master 8
Listens to Over 18
in last week
Hello! Thank you for visiting my profile! I am currently taking new chats and I would love to talk to you! Please send me a message and I will get back to you as soon as I can! Have an amazing day!   
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1506
United States

rebecca947

Sage 5
Listens to Teens &amp; Over 18
in last week
Hi, I'm Rebecca! I'm here to listen to any issues you have. As the saying goes, a burden shared is a burden halved. I'm here to take the other half. :) Unfortunately, I am unable to take new member chats at the moment. My Self-Harm Recovery discussion for adults is on every Monday at 9/10pm ET! I DO NOT take sexual or inappropriate chats.
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1238
Australia

healingWhisper

Scholar 6
Listens to Over 18
in last week
Welcome! I am glad you found me here on 7 Cups.   I offer support in the following areas: depression, managing emotions, panic attacks, anxiety, break-ups, domestic violence.  Feel free to leave me a message here and I will get back to you as soon as I can or book a live chat here          Safety Patrol Team,         Verified Listener,        Long Term Support Listener,         Peer Support   
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297
Slovenia

Lee10

Supporter
Listens to Over 18
in last week
Hi, I would really like to listen to those who feel like they need it. Please do not hesitate to reach out. :)
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161
Malaysia

Lighthouse10

Discoverer 9
Listens to Over 18
in last week
My life journey presented me with experiences that pushed me to look inward, and this helped me develop compassion both for myself and others! 
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549
Canada

luminousBraid91

Advanced 7
Listens to Over 18
in last week
I'm a musician, and I have many pets, including cats, fish, and a bearded dragon.  I am currently a full-time psychology student studying to become a therapist (in the future).  I'm here to help!  Enough about me: let's talk about you!  I listen to any topic, but my best topics are: breakups, relationship issues, and anxiety. You can see a full list of topics I have personal experience with below.  Let's talk! *Disclaimer: I am not a professional of any sort, and I am certainly not an expert on your life (but you are!).  For this reason, I cannot offer advice of any kind.  I can, however, listen to you vent, support you, help you analyze your emotions, let you bounce ideas off me as you brainstorm your next course of action.
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666
United States

Kara13V

Exemplar 7
Listens to To Teens
in last week
Happy Pride Month!! My name is Kara.  ∞♡ "Breathe, darling. This is just a chapter.  ⋆ ✧。 ⋆ "It is not your full story."  ~ S.C. Lourie ⠐✦ I am 15 years old and currently a verified listener and 7cups intern graduate here on 7cups. I love philosophy and psychology. Some hobbies I adore are painting, skateboarding, playing guitar and martial arts. I also enjoy trying new foods and browsing memes - along with talking to my friends :D I do not take chats on sexual health, ADHD, diabetes, chronic pain, disabilities, financial stress or exercise motivation. Please do not connect with me to discuss those topics as I don't feel I can best support you. ⁀➷ I am currently only taking scheduled 1 hr sessions. To schedule a time, please click here. I do not respond to non-scheduled chats as I am very busy at the moment. I will send you a message at the time of your booking.⊹ ੈ♡ — — — — — — — — — — — ₊˚ ‧₊ ๑ ˎˊ˗Roles on 7cups Sharing Circle Host: I host sharing circle on Wednesday at 2 pm EST and Friday at 4 pm EST.Safety Patrol Team: If you see an innapropriate bio or profile picture, send me a PM and I can flag it. Peer Support: I help listeners after difficult chats. If you are a listener looking for peer support, do not hesitate to PM.Discussion Leader: I host a Self-Care discussion on Saturday at 2 pm EST.Moderator: I am a moderator in the depression support room, trauma support room and newbie hub. "Let it hurt ・₊˚๑Then let it go." ~ r.h Sin Actively Supporting in Support Room 24/7 on Monday at 7:00 pm EST. I host a trauma discussion every Thursday at 7:00 pm EST. "We're all broken.・₊˚๑That's how the light gets in." ~ Ernest HemingwayAwesome Listener Twin & My Alien: enigmaticJet79 My bestie: Greenchoice1 My 7cups Brother: Nine83My Bootiful Butterfly: bubbles2025My Sharing Circle Friend: whenitsdarklookforstarsMy Self-Care Bath Buddy: Elleabelle *︶︶꒷︶︶︶︶꒷︶︶꒷︶︶︶꒦︶꒷︶︶꒷꒦ ₊˚ *︵︵  Thank you for reading my bio.   
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273
Canada

TranquilLynx84

Master 12
Listens to Over 18
in last week
Hello! I'm so glad you found me here on 7 cups of tea. I am here to listen. Although I am not a professional therapist by trade, I do have a master's degree in psychology and a great deal of empathy and compassion. I am not here to judge, but to lend an ear for whatever is in your heart and on your mind. If I'm online, let's chat. If I'm offline, feel free to leave me a message, and we'll set up a time to chat.
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1657
United States

Mountainmystic777

Sage
Listens to Teens &amp; Over 18
in last week
Hey there! I'm so glad that you are here on 7 cups of tea. It's a safe and protective sphere where you're loved, cherished and important. I'm happy that you've found me over here, I look forward to helping you out and learning new things from you. welcome home Hope your days are full of joy and sunshine
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2140
India