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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.

Anu1899

Discoverer 2
Listens to Over 18
in last week
Hello there,Yes you! I am so proud that you made it till here so go ahead and send me a message so that I can hear you out. I hope that, by the end of our chat, I can give you a sense of happiness or relief and I just want to make sure you are appreciated enough for a wonderful human you are! 😊                         (She/her)• I do not take up chats concerning sexual issues •
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344
India

SanatanGopika

Advanced 2
Listens to Over 18
in last week
Hare Krishna Passionate about helping others, please be respectful and non-judgemental :)
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611
Australia

JoeyTribbbiani

Virtuoso 5
Listens to Over 18
in last week
Happy New Year  🌲⛄2021🌲⛄Hello, I am Joey and a trained verified listener here at 7 cups, don't hesitate to reach out to me! I will always be here to listen to you. You are not alone!Don't Worry, Be Happy  _______________________________________________________________________    Availability: I have no set schedule of when I am available as if now. So please look at the corner of my profile to look at my status   If you look in the bottom corner of my profile, you can see my status and this what the applied color means      Red- This means that I am currently not active on 7 cups. You can leave a message and I will respond as soon as possible. Thank you so much for your patience     Orange- This means that I am busy working on other things on 7 cups. Although I will not be able to take messages insantly, if you leave me a message I will respond as soon as I can!.      Green- This means that I am online and ready to take chats and questions. If you have any concerns(must be on a member account), we can talk! And if you have any questions as a listener, you can also reach out to me or the listener support room     If I am not online and you want to talk to someone, there are so many great listeners here at 7 cups(click on the link if needed)  _______________________________________________________________________    https://www.7cups.com/BrowseListeners/     Although it is not mandatory, leaving feedback is suggested so I can reflect upon it, it is a learning process for everyone!  Thank you as always, and have an amazing day _______________________________________________________________________ My Beloved Listener and Singing Twin😛AishaQueen❤️❤️  _______________________________________________________________________«« My roles on 7 Cups »»⍟ 7 cups Translation Project - Hindi ⍟ Welcoming Team Member ⍟ Room Supporter  
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2819
India

Dajia215

Pinnacle 2
Listens to To Teens
in last week
IM NOT TAKING MEMBER CHATS AT THE MOMENT You matter! If you need a friend text me! #Readytohelp:)✨💕  #Teen quality star! #Teen listener coach! # Academy mentor!  #Teen community star!  Listener twins! @Enchantedlove  @Bubbles2025
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459
United States

Hope0787

Exemplar 7
Listens to Over 18
in last week
                                                                             "If you see someone without smile, give them one of yours" I wanna share smiles with you people just text me and let me make you smile even in your moments of great distress. And also if you are looking for a shoulder to cry on, feel free to text me as I know how much it hurts to have nobody to really care for you or understand you. Lastly want to add some advises I have written myself, these might be any help to someone: 🥴🥴🥴                                                                                          "Worth yourself, people will worth you"                                                                        "You will never find happiness in your life, it's something you create" 🍫🍫🍫 and some random quotes from the internet:"If someone makes you miserable more than they make you happy, it doesn't matter how much you love them, you need to let them go." "You can't change someone by loving them Harder" Please cut off everything which is ruining your days and face everything. Sometimes, it is better to face temporary pain rather than having permanent pain.
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6099
Pakistan

SilverRailey

Intermediate 6
Listens to Over 18
in last week
hello,      at some point of our lives, we need someone who we can talk with, share with him our opinions, decisions, ambitious, problems, happiness, and sadness. those kind of people could be someone we know or someone we don't (personnaly). sometimes we know what we gotta do, we just don't know how, and thagt is why we need someone we can guid us, help us.  and one of the most quality that the  person should have is listenning.    and that's what i am good at ; listenning ;   
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253
Morocco

toastyCabbage

Advanced 4
Listens to Over 18
in last week
I have been through my fair share of experiences. I feel that I can provide for those that are struggling. Another detail in case you might need help regarding this topic: * I'm an experienced dominant (bdsm).
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769
Norway

lifeisnotagame7

Master 5
Listens to Over 18
in last week
Hey, I am happy that you have taken your time and visited my profile. I am a trained active listener and I would like to support people struggling.I will do my very best to help you and find solutions to whatever it is that you face in your life. A little bit about myself, I enjoy spending time with family and socialising with friends through social media. I have a big interest in psychology, I find it a vI ery interesting subject, as it allows you to understand people better. I have gone through a lot in life , I have faced trails and I still do , and I will always. face different trials in life. That's not a bad thing, it's actually a good thing , it allows me to develop patience and to be content with any situation I am In. With my experiences and what I have overcome in life, I would like to help you by listening to you and also understanding you. If I am online feel free to message me and If I am offline just leave a message and we will set up a time to have a chat. I looking forward to hearing from you all! :)  
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734
United Kingdom

TrippleStar

Epitome 19
Listens to Over 18
in last week
Talk to me.
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15335
United States

fromZeroTwotoHiro

Veteran 9
Listens to Over 18
in last week
A guy who has some experience with mental health problems...
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2594
Croatia (Local Name: Hrvatska)

Rafael3

Apprentice 8
Listens to Over 18
in last week
I am a student of psychology working to be a Psychiatrist. My time in the military has exposed me to many situations that have shaped how I see the world. I am here to listen if you are willing to talk. 
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237
United States

TalkWithMimi

Apprentice 7
Listens to To Teens
in last week
I'm very proud of you for being here. Talk about how you are feeling, and let it all out. I will try my best to be a good listener :) 𝘈𝘉𝘖𝘜𝘛 𝘔𝘌- People usually call me Mimi but I also have another nickname that I find funny and cute which is Meimei  - I'm 16 years old and I'm from Malaysia  - My pronouns are She/Her𝘛𝘐𝘔𝘌 Note: I only take personal requested chats. I'll reply in between 1-7 days.Feel free to message me anytime! I will be answering late when I'm busy/offline though. I recommend talking to any other wonderful listeners out there when I'm not available. I will most likely be free on the weekend (GMT+8: 5pm-9pm). One session usually lasts for 30-50 minutes (general chat request).𝘔𝘠 𝘖𝘕𝘓𝘐𝘕𝘌 𝘚𝘛𝘈𝘛𝘜𝘚🟢 - I'm online and will reply as soon as possible 🟠 - I'm busy talking with another member or I'm doing something else and may reply in a while 🔴 - I'm offline and please don't expect me to reply very soon 𝘐𝘚𝘚𝘜𝘌𝘚 𝘐 𝘋𝘖𝘕'𝘛 𝘞𝘈𝘕𝘛 𝘛𝘖 𝘋𝘐𝘚𝘊𝘜𝘚𝘚There are some reasons to why I don't want to discuss about certain issues. It could be because I don't know what to talk or how to talk about it, or it could be as simple as I just don't feel comfortable talking about it.  - Alcohol/Drug Use, LGBTQ+, Schizophrenia, Sexual Health 𝘓𝘈𝘕𝘎𝘜𝘈𝘎𝘌𝘚 𝘚𝘗𝘖𝘒𝘌𝘕I can speak both English and Malay! >\ (•◡•) /<A wonderful friend of mine and listener - @TalkWithAsahi A great friend of mine in real - @ajimtokito
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91
Malaysia