Help Beyond Brunch (Emergency Contacts)

12998478_463276630529407_8779056984878201756_nSometimes brunch isn’t enough.

We pride ourselves on being a safe space for those who identify as geek girls. But this safe space only meets irl typically once a month. What about all those other times you’re in need? What if you need a safe space now? What if you think you need a little more assistance than a friendly gathering? In keeping with our #GGBDoBetter campaign, we want to make sure that we’re doing better for you outside of brunch. Whatever your needs, there is always hope. Here’s where you can turn in an emergency situation.


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1 (800) 273-8255

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Created to raise awareness, offer support, fund research and call for action in regard to advancing a national response to the problem of suicide.


SAVE (Suicide Awareness Voices of Education)

The mission of SAVE is to prevent suicide through public awareness and education, reduce stigma and serve as a resource to those touched by suicide.


The Trevor Project  

Crisis & Suicide Prevention Lifeline for LGBTQ Youth


Trans Lifeline

This line is primarily for transgender people experiencing a crisis. This includes people who may be struggling with their gender identity and are not sure that they are transgender. While our goal is to prevent self harm, we welcome the call of any transgender person in need.

US: (877) 565-8860 Canada: (877) 330-6366


The Hotline:

National Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800-799-7233 or 1-800-787-3224 (TTY)



National Sexual Assault Hotline
1-800-656-4673 [24/7 hotline]
[hosts an online hotline]


Planned Parenthood

Provides comprehensive reproductive and complementary health care services


Donate your old phone to a victim of domestic violence


Women’s Shelters

Nationwide Directory of shelters for women


Feeding America

Find your local food bank



The Alcohol & Drug Addiction Resource Center: 




National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependance

Directory of Alcohol and Drug Rehab Centers

The Recovery Village

Personalized Addiction Treatment




The Samaritans

Available 24 hours a day to provide confidential emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress, despair or suicidal thoughts.

call 08457 90 90 90
text 07725 909090


The Samaritans has also compiled a comprehensive list of emergency contacts for all your needs across 

England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. 


Got Anxiety? Calm Down Now:

Baby Animals

North Shore Animal League Puppy & Kitten Cams


Calming Breath

  • Take a long, slow breath in through your nose, first filling your lower lungs, then your upper lungs.
  • Hold your breath to the count of “three.”
  • Exhale slowly through pursed lips, while you relax the muscles in your face, jaw, shoulders, and stomach.

We’ll keep updating this page with more emergency contacts and relevant, helpful info.BATGIRL-39-BC-HUG-1

Do contact us if you have any suggestions as to what that might be.

Please don’t hesitate to reach out for anything.

Whatever you need, we will do our very best to help.

We’re here for you.

We are here for you.