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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.

HappyEscape

Explorer 4
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Hello, I am here to help people who are struggling with any kind of obstacles in life. I am and have always been a great listener, helping people makes me feel great because i've been through a lot in life and i had someone to help and without that person i wouldn't even be here, i'm grateful and i want to do my best to help anyone any way i can. Please feel free to write me anytime i am always available for those in need..and don't ever forget.. you are not ALONE.
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aseska

Guru 4
Listens to Over 18
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Dwelling on things that cannot be changed is wasted; you don't improve. Put your mindset on things that can be changed. I don't give fake sympathy here, i dont do charity. let it be known.
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Albania

hello22sunshine

Beginner 1
Listens to Over 18
in last week
I am a student right now taking the Social Work program which will run for two years. I started out in the field of Office Administration but decided to switch because I always felt that I needed to help people.
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Canada

Freitzz

Novice 2
Listens to Over 18
in last week
I'm a guy from Portugal that is available to talk to, i would like to ear the story of your life and help you with wathever you need, I'm your new friend :)
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15
Portugal
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Kajsa Futrell

KajsaFutrellRTC
Counselor, RTC
I specialise in respectfully helping people navigate their way through trauma and relationship issues. The adversities in our life can actually transform us.
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Vancouver
Canada

versatilePillow2019

Helper 5
Listens to To Teens
in last week
Nana Yaa is my name, technically now in high school. I'd love to be a listener because I know how hard it can really get and it feels even harder when there's no one there to listen to what you have to say. So I want to be that listener that listens when you need someone there to listen.
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61
United States

WittyWolf574

Veteran 6
Listens to Over 18
in last week
You'll get through this.
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2154
Pakistan
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Jessica McDaniel

JessicaMcDanielLPC
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, LCPC
I have been practicing cognitive behavioral psychotherapy since 2007 with a diverse group of adult clients with various diagnoses, all races, and socioeconomic classes.
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Ofallon, IL
United States
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Cynthia Stocker

CynthiaStockerLCSWLICSW
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW,
My approach is direct, kind, honest & collaborative. My clients appreciate that I help them in a way that cuts through the jargon and gives clear explanations.
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Ellis, ID
United States

StunnerPk

Expert 6
Listens to Over 18
in last week
[Star:Libra]. We all are addicted to something that takes away the pain, We all need a shoulder to cry , An Ear to listen and a HOPE! The Hardest Choices Require The Strongest Wills :)
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Pakistan

nutmeg1115

Beginner
Listens to Over 18
in last week
As an active listener, I try my best to put myself in the other person's shoes and think of the best way I would handle the situation they are in. I also do my best to let the other person understand that although what they are feeling is valid, it is important to take a step back and see what is rational and what is not, and work with what you can control
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United States

CoraBain13

Scholar 2
Listens to Over 18
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Hey! Need someone to talk to? I’m right here for you.
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Armenia

MaryO12

Beginner 1
Listens to Over 18
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Hello, my name is Mary. Here to listen compassionately as a listener.
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United States

ines273

Guru 2
Listens to Over 18
in last week
Hi! My name is Inês. How are you feeling? Whatever you are feeling, it’s ok. I am willing and available for a chat or two!
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2168
Portugal

gentlegiant1135

Novice 5
Listens to Over 18
in last week
Hello! I'm here to help you talk through things that are bothering you, whether that's anything from breakups to social anxiety. Having gone through some of these issues myself, I am familiar with how helpful talking out your problems are, and I'm here to listen to you. Please don't hesitate to reach out to me for whatever reason; I am always happy to talk with you about whatever you want, whenever you want. :)
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United States