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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.

herealways27

Pinnacle 9
Listens to To Teens
in last week
Hello there, I’m Herealways27! I’ve been a Listener on 7 Cups since October 2018, and I was or currently am having the following roles in the community: ·       Verified Listener: I have been Verified by the community based on my commitment to active listening skills and quality chatting. ·       Listener Verifier: I can conduct mock chats with Listeners who want to be verified. I can help prepare, offer resources and tips before the actual mock chat. ·       Safety Patrol: I can flag profiles with an inappropriate profile picture, username, or bio text. Please give me a message if you know one and need help reporting! ·       Quality Teen Star: I can mentor Listeners who have difficulties with any active listening skills on 1-on-1 chats with members. My goal is to improve listener quality and confidence. ·       Translation Project Proofreader: I’m helping to translate 7 Cups to Vietnamese! ·       Intern Graduate: I’ve graduated from 7 Cups Internship Community Track on June 2020 with Honors. ~ A little bit about me: ·       I’m currently 17 years old and a senior in high school in California, US. ·       I’m 150% fluent in Vietnamese!! 😊 I'm also self-learning Korean currently 😊 ·       I enjoy reading and writing about true crimes! I also write a blog about them! ·       I aim to be a future PA! <3 ·       My favorite singers and bands are Sunmi, Stray Kids, Blackpink, (G)I-DLE, Travis Scott, The Weeknd, The Neighbourhood and Don Toliver <3 <3 <3 Please reach out to me with any questions you might have and I will try my best to reply as soon as possible! 😊 Also, feel free to drop in to discuss any interest <3
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461
United States

8Moonlight

Maven 1
Listens to Over 18
in last week
✨There's a magic to Sadness,  as often as we push it away,  it always shows back up.  And if we give in to it,  we have no desire of ever leaving.🌙    🌹Heal yourself by Selflove.  Make peace with your broken pieces.🦋    💪Don't wish it was easier, wish you were better.  🤜Don't wish for less problems, wish for more skills.  📖Don't wish for less challenge, wish for more wisdom.  Hello! I'm glad you found me. My name is Muri, and I'm here if you need to talk. Don't forget that there is always a sun after the storm, you just need to hang on through it. And I'm here to help               
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701
Lebanon

MizuKagami

Apprentice 6
Listens to Over 18
in last week
I come here when I feel like I have the ability to give and to make a difference. When you don't see me for days, it's because I'm not at my best. It's that simple :) You might want to choose me if you want to talk about LGBT+ topics or anxiety. If you want to discuss substance abuse or severe trauma, then I'm not the best pick, so please don't contact me.
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101
Serbia

Aayla

Master 4
Listens to Over 18
in last week
Hi! I'm here because I believe everyone matters, and everyone deserves to be listened and supported. So if you need to talk, I'm here! 
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1442
Italy

bouncyVoice4149

Specialist 7
Listens to Over 18
in last week
Feel free to PM me  
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239
Australia

Erato

Epitome 1
Listens to Teens &amp; Over 18
in last month
HELLO, I'm Era! She/her are the pronouns.I'm no longer active in this site. Please browse for another listener! ❤ FORMER ROLESAdult-Teen Listener 7Cups Intern Grad with Honors Peer Support Group Mod Forum Supporter for 7Cups Internship Project Agent for Social Soldiers Team Listener Verifiers Team member Safety Patrol Team memberFORMER MENTOR ROLES Internship Mentor Leader Forum Mentor for Listener Learning & Journey Teen & Adult Chatroom Mentor Chat Support CLICK ME FOR A SURPRISE!
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3276
Philippines

Mya000

Proficient 2
Listens to Over 18
in last month
Mya - (She/Her) - 20 - English & French Speaker - Feminist Every human being deserves to be treated equality, I will refuse any sort of discrimination during chats Let's create a safe space together ✌️ I will answer every PM as soon as possible • Though I don't connect on a regular basis, so it may (or may not) take some time (⚠️) I've had several roles in this platform such as CS, PS, translator, group chats host, but I'm only focusing it on 1-1 chats at the moment ~  
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1022
France

royalMoon02

Novice 3
Listens to Over 18
in last month
Hey, I wanna help people somehow through my job. I haven't discovered what job would fit me yet, but meanwhile I can listen to anyone here.
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16
Romania

IamDeace

Proficient 10
Listens to Over 18
in last month
/might take me a while to respond/               - I am 20, studying at university.                 -  I like drawing and editing/making pictures and writing stories.                 -  I listen to a lot of music, my taste is really wide in terms of genre                    -  I watch lots of movies and TV series. Netflix is my second home. "We can't help everyone, but everyone can help someone." - Ronald Reagan  
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1777
Hungary

Rioz

Advanced 6
Listens to Over 18
in last month
Hi! Rioz here and This is my profile!I am happy to see that you decide to reach out and talk about what happening to you right now, I understand that it can be terrifying considering the chances of prejudice and judgement. However we listener on 7cups here will help to support you as much as we could!  and I will provide a safe,empathetic and non-judgemental conversation with you! The topics i specialized here areMental Illness,LGBTQ+ and Relationship or Family Stress.  I promise to do my best on supporting you! However please be respectful and not to be threatening Thank you for your understanding!   About meMy name is rioz and I am a Boarding school teacher. I am interested in learning psychology and i strive that to be my future major and work area My hobbies are Drawing,Singing,Dancing,Writing and TailoringI hope i can help supporting you! 
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520
Indonesia