INTERNATIONAL

Heartbeat International
Heartbeat International provides comprehensive help to mothers wherever they are on their journey. Contact them here, or visit their site here

International Helpline for Abortion Recovery
After reproductive loss, many men and women have feelings ranging from shame, guilt and sadness to anger, depression and insomnia. These feelings are totally normal and there is help available to you. The International Helpline is here for you to talk with 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please reach out!    Call 1-866-482-5433, email info@internationalhelpline.org, or visit their site here.

End of life care 

UNITED KINGDOM 

Care Not Killing
Care
 Not Killing is a network of UK-based organizations with the aim of promoting better palliative care, opposing laws permitting euthanasia and assisted suicide, and influencing public opinion on euthanasia. Learn more here.

NEF Community Hub
The Community Hub is an organization motivated to give dignity to people in all stages of life. Check out their Facebook page here.


UNITED STATES & CANADA

Living With Dignity (Canada)
A non-profit dedicated to promoting a "vision of the human being based on the inherent and inalienable dignity of every person, regardless of their state of health. Their website provides a plethora of information from the ethics of care to commentary on social issues related to bioethics. Please note that their English website is still a work in progress. 

Not Dead Yet (USA)
Not Dead Yet acts in opposition to the legalization of assisted suicide and euthanasia for disabled individuals and the elderly. They run a regularly updated blog on disabled rights, assisted suicide, and euthanasia in addition to posting material for the purpose of advocacy. Not Dead Yet also has a UK branch which can be found here.

Sexual assault and domestic violence

UNITED KINGDOM

Rape Crisis Scotland 
Helpline (6pm - 12am)
https://www.rapecrisisscotland.org.uk/ 08088 01 03 02

Fife Women’s Aid Free helpline
24/7 helpline
https://fifewomensaid.org.uk  0808 802 5555 

Sexual Assault Referral Network (Tayside) 
The SARN offers a self-referral service to people who have been raped or sexually assaulted but do not want to report it to the Police.
https://www.nhstayside.scot.nhs.uk/News/Article/index.htm?article=PROD_312086 0300 365 2001

Victim Support
24/7 helpline
https://www.victimsupport.org.uk/ 0845 30 30 900 
Crimestoppers
Anonymous reporting of a crime, 24/7
https://crimestoppers-uk.org/ 0800 555 111

Death penalty and Criminal Justice

UNITED KINGDOM

The Howard League for Penal Reform
Criminal justice reform in the UK.
https://howardleague.org/

Prison Reform Trust
Criminal justice reform in the UK.

http://www.prisonreformtrust.org.uk/

UNITED STATES

Equal Justice Initiative
Death Row and pro-bono work for wrongful convictions, mass incarceration, capital punishment and racial inequality in the American prison system.
https://eji.org/criminal-justice-reform/

Sentencing Project
Nonpartisan research and advocacy group focusing on American criminal justice reform.
https://www.sentencingproject.org/

Innocence Project
Exoneration of wrongful convictions.
https://www.innocenceproject.org/

The Marshall Project
Journal with criminal justice reform focus.
https://www.themarshallproject.org/

These are only a handful of pro-life issues that warrant real-time resources. If you are looking for more information on an issue that threatens the dignity of life, or want to get involved with an organization, email us at students4life@st-andrews.ac.uk. We'll do our best to get you in touch with an organization or specialist in that area!