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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.

Sunisshiningandsoareyou

Marvel 5
Listens to Over 18
in last week
      ❤ Not available for any chats❤Apologies for any inconvenience, if caused .Support shouldn't be delayed, so I highly recommend browsing for other listeners when you need some emotional support.  Please remember you are awesome ❤ Stay great and take good care ,  everyone! 💛                                                                                 Response time for all my  current  members /listeners would vary as I am not logging in here regularly as earlier  , i apologize if messages are delayed . Thankyouu for understanding , YOU do come first and there's plenty support available at all times ,  please do  find an amazing currently active listener  HERE ,and i hope you receive the best support !   💖Hello Amazing Human,Welcoming hugs and high fives and cookies for youuu !Thankyou for finding me here,I understand life isn't always smooth sailing , we all have our ups and downs .I know I won't be able to solve all your problems, but problems shared are problems halved,right? .... I am a trained verified listener here who can Offer you a kind, empathetic and non judgemental ear and help you guide through these dark times .Feel free to Talk/share/Vent ,I'll be more than happy to listen to you , provide you a safe and comfortable space and help you feel better in any way I can.Please do keep in mind that I can't advise you ,I can help you guide through the roads,but the steering wheel will always be in your hands and the direction to choose  will always be your decision solely , since you know your journey and your destination, the best . Rest assured ,you've got your passenger seat covered  for any support always! I am a person who believes in the power of sharing smiles, happiness, kindness ,hope and positivity and I would love to share these with you too , if you allow me too 🌻I am highly respectful and polite and personally don't use any kind offensive language ,so  would certainly  appreciate the same from you .  People looking for inappropriate  sexual chats and /or interested in making any sexual advances towards me ,this is a mental health platform ~ and we don't entertain such gestures here . Please refrain from sending any messages,thankyou .I don't take up , loneliness chats and topics on chronic pain, panic attacks , sexual health and self harm.Feel free to browse other amazing listeners for these topics and those not listed under " categories " HERE❤ The topics I am comfortable providing support for include general mental health struggles, getting unstuck, managing emotions ,  student life related topics , relationship stress, social anxiety, self esteem and body image issues  etc. and more are listed below ,under categories....Feel free to send in a message anytime and I would get back to you as soon as I can , we can then schedule a time and day or a chat too or agree to offline chatting,whichever is more comfortable to you . 🤗Lastly, remember that you are not alone ,Your mental health is important , you are a brave person to seek support ,  you're here and I am proud of you for that ! If you give me a chance I'll try my best to be there for you ,to be there with you and remind you that Even if the clouds appear to be very dark at any point of time ,  the Sun Is Shining And So Are Youuuu 🌻🌞🌻You are one Amazing human, you are important, you matter and You are deserving of kindness , happiness ,love and all things amazing in life !It's cool to be kind ,people!🤗 Have an amazing day/night ahead !!MY ROLES ON 7 CUPS -The most important and my favorite one - To provide everyone a  friendly, supportive,  inclusive and cheerful environment along with sharing some cookies and hugs 🥰 🍪🌻🤗# Trained and Verified Listener to provide quality listening to members # Safety Patrol  (profile flagging ) Team member to try and keep the community safe for all. # Peer Supporter (for listeners needing support after a hard or triggering chat  or in general not feeling good about their listener role ) # Listener's Verifiers Team member  (I take mock chats for listeners under  the verification process) Want to get verified ? Check here or feel free to message me for more information.  #Quality Mentor  # Global community mentor and forum supporter  #Listener Chatroom Supporter  #Doorkeeper ( feel free to message me if you'd like to open / close rooms )  #Events , Pop up discussions and safety support sessions Host  # 7 cups Internship ,  Leadership Development Program  , Group Leadership Dynamics  and the Building Community Program 's  graduate . THANKYOU FOR READING, FEEL FREE TO SEND IN A TEXT ANYTIME, I'D LOVE TO HEAR FROM YOUU  SOON !  STAY AWESOME, STAY HYDRATED  and TAKE CARE!🌻❤#ByeByeCliques , do check out this post for more information and joining in the movement . We are a safe and inclusive  place for all  , and you MATTER !! 🤗  
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2596
Christmas Island

Hashib22

Pinnacle
Listens to Over 18
in last week
AS SALAMU ALAIKUMFeel Free To Chat With The "Best Listener" Of 7 Cups. But Only Come With Real Problem. We can have a philosophical discussion.   
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7026
Bangladesh

Jenna

Epitome 19
Listens to Teens & Over 18
in last week
*Please read my bio before proceeding to message me*I can support you on the following topics: Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Domestic Abuse, Forgiveness, Grief, PTSD/Trauma, Self-harm, and Sexual Assault. All of my chats are 1 hour long and my availability depends on my days off from work. I require scheduling so we can meet on the days I am free.I’m Jenna and I am in my early 30s. I've been here for 7 years and it has been an impactful time in my life both for my own well-being and having the privilege to support others. I enjoy spending time with my 4 dogs, listening to all types of music, tacos, Netflix, being outside in nice weather, sleeping, and drawing. I would say my conversational language is assertive and logical in a confident aspect, but I'm still compassionate and empathetic.
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5097
United States

VintageLatika

Epitome 16
Listens to Over 18
in last week
My achievement is not what I have.My introduction is not what I do.It is but "who I am." I am a Happy Soul , who loves to love love and love to spread love and hope. According to me, “Love is the panacea for all our ailments. Love heals, binds us and conquers all.”I believe I was put on this Earth to guide disheartened people back to love and light.If you have any issues related to relationship,loneliness and breakups,please don’t hesitate to contact me.I will be happy and grateful to offer you help and support.I assure you that “You will be heard. You will be understood and you will be made to realize that change is possible.” I want to help you to brighten up the dark spots,and will for sure hold the hope for you until you believe again.  Few Don’ts 1. I will not be taking any other issues besides bullying,getting unstuck,breakups,relationship stress and self-esteem.2. Please don’t copy paste your life stories. It blocks my eyes.3. Please avoid issues of sexual nature.4. I have zero tolerance for rude or disrespectful behaviour. I hope I am able to help you to come back to normal life. Smiles and Love                                                                                                                                 
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12114
India

Amphios

Genius 12
Listens to Teens & Over 18
in last week
-Retired-You can call me Abhe!Greetings, I'm so glad that you've reached out for help. I know that life can seem like a complicated journey sometimes. During this time, it is not unusual to feel overwhelmed, confused or frustrated. My goal is to provide comfort and care for you as well as a safe and non-judgemental space to talk about everything and anything. Sometimes we just want someone to listen, and even that alone can be therapeutic. I am willing to listen to you and help you understand your thoughts and feelings better. You don't have to feel you are alone on the journey.
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1590
India

Cristina1989

Intermediate 8
Listens to Over 18
in last week
Hi, I am here to help people. Reach me with any problem you have!
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264
Romania

ItsPreeti

Pinnacle 11
Listens to Over 18
in last month
 √ THIS IS  JOVIAL -JOVIAL MEANS CHEERFUL AND FRIENDLY.  (SCROLL BELOW FOR COVID DESTRESS & COVID PROTECTION  SUGGESTIONS)LISTENER NAME : IT'SSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS PREETY  insIde you~ It'sPreetii LOVE PURPLE COLOURI LOVE TALKING ABOUT ILLUSIONARY VAMPIRESWELL,THIS COVID 19 HAS TAKEN ALL MY DESIRES TO HAVE ICECREAMS,SO I DON'T TAKE COVID 19 SUPPORT BECAUSE SOMEWHERE LACK OF ICECREAMS(LOT OF COVID AROUND ME) IS AFFECTING ME INTO GETTING SAD . SINCE I WANT TO HELP YOU ~SO RIGHT NOW LET ME GET OUT OF THIS SAD ~TANGLED I WILL  READ ALL THE FLUFFY PENDING CONVERSATIONS LATERFOR NOW I AM AVOIDING ANY PMS WHETHER U R MEMBER OR LISTENER  COVID PROTECTION TIPS ❤️ 1. STOP WEARING MASK UNDER YOUR CHIN ITS NOT CHIN REST .  2. STOP WEARING MASK UNDER YOUR NOSE,ITS NOT NOSE REST. I 3. MASK SHOULD COVER NOSE AND CHIN. 4. STOP EATING OUTSIDE 5.  BE HAPPY THAT YOU HAVE A HOME 6.CANT COOK, LAME EXCUSE, READY MADE FOOD IS EASILY AVAILABLE . 7. WASH YOUR HAND 8. TAKE BATH 9. EAT EGG OR COTTAGE CHEESE 10, VACCINE YOURSELF AND ISOLATE YOURSELF FOR 1-2 days since you will be exposed to crowd. 11. WATER WATER DRINK WATER DRINKSUGGESTIONS FOR YOUR WELLBEING IN ORDER TO DESTRESS TO COVID STRESS:1. NO NEWS (IF YOU NEED TO BE UPDATED JUST SURF THE NET AND THEN THROW IN TRASH BIN) 2. DO NOT KEEP A TRACK OF DEATH TOLL3. EAT GOOD FOOD4. KEEP IMMUNE SYSTEM HEALTHY 5. DON'T THINK/COMPARE  OF LIFE AFTER OR PRE-CORONA6. LISTEN TO AWESOME MUSIC OR SING TWINKLE TWINKLE LITTLE STAR. 7. TAKE A PEN ~LIMIT YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA TIME AS THAT'S ANOTHER WAY OF INVITING STRESS.8. DON'T THINK HOW THIS 2020 YEAR IS ~THE YEAR HAS NOT ENDED AND THERE ARE RACES FOR VACCINESS9. DANCE TO CRY TO BE HAPPY TO BE SAD10. PLAY LOT OF GAMES OR GET A PRO AT A GAME WHETHER IT'S CHESS. AND AND AND JUST DON'T HAVE A DALOGNA COFFEE ~HAVE WEIRD COFFEE ~ PUT SOME NUTELLA IN COFFEE OR HAVE PUT CAPSICUM IN COFFEE BE A WEIRDO ! THESE ALL ARE MY PERSONAL SUGGESTIONS AND NOT AN ADVICE . __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Hello !  I am interested in genuine chats or light hearted  chats but all chats have to be in a limit of decency.  √  DOES NOT OFFER COVID19 SUPPORT      
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1154
India

YouLifeMatter

Veteran 1
Listens to Over 18
in last month
I offer a warm and non-judgmental space for you to share anything 💙 . I am empathic and very open minded.  I love to make people smile it makes me happy...I am introvert                  If you're dealing with a lot, you can share it with me. I know that doesn't solve your problems but I hope it help your relax and be calm for a bit. Sometimes all it takes is a conversation to help you feel a little bit brighter.         💙 IT's OK IF ALL YOU DID TODAY WAS SURVIVE.💙                                                                              
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2657
India

queenviebsonly

Explorer 4
Listens to Over 18
in last month
                                                             currently on a small self-care break!Other roles I have here, rather than Verified Listener: Room Supporter Project Agent Leadership Program
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229
Greece

Sventek

Marvel 2
Listens to Over 18
in last month
“Be a lamp, or a lifeboat, or a ladder. Help someone's soul heal. Walk out of your house like a shepherd.” ― Rumi  
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2213
United States