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What is TalkLife?

What is TalkLife?

We understand Life can be incredibly tough. It can suck, it can feel lonely, and let’s admit it: that’s tough to say out loud. We all know that, and maybe, sometimes, we’ve just been made to feel a little afraid to say it. If you’re wondering how to deal with loneliness, TalkLife is here for you. We’re here for everyone and anyone who just needs someone to talk to. Who just needs someone to listen. Because, hey, we all do.


We build global peer support communities that offer safe and engaging places for people to get mental health support anytime and anywhere. 


We started TalkLife in 2013 with the aim of making sure that no one need battle with their mental health alone. It’s not easy to reach out for help when you’re struggling and long waiting times, high costs and stigma make it harder still. We wanted to create a place for people to instantly see that they weren’t alone and connect with other like-minded people across the globe who could help them through both the ups and downs of life. 


TalkLife is home to a global team of passionate clinicians, engineers, researchers and designers. Together we build intelligent peer support platforms that combine the power of machine learning with social connection. Together with researchers at Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Microsoft Research we have developed unique classifiers to better understand and predict self-harm. Our world first platforms use this machine learning and human in the loop computing to be able to offer users assistance and services, specific to their individual circumstances, in real time. 


Our Products

For Individuals TalkLife is the world’s largest global peer support network for mental health providing support for anyone battling with the ups and downs of life. 


For Universities & Colleges Mental health support for your entire student body. TalkCampus is the leading global peer support network built specifically for student mental health with real-time instant escalation and integration with student services. 


TalkLife and TalkCampus are mental health apps that offer a way to get instant support right now. Communities that are there when you need it and for as long as you need it; millions of other people just like you.  


  • Anonymous, safe spaces where people feel able to share.

  • No waiting times, no stigma, no judgement. Just instant, ongoing support.

  • Based on peer support and social connection, both clinically evidenced to make a real  difference to mental health.

  • Intuitive, familiar and engaging using the best elements of social networking. 

  • Download via App Store or Google Play and access anytime, anywhere. 

  • Clinically governed with world class real-time safeguarding and moderation

You’re never alone here. At TalkLife, we’re here for the moments when you just need a friend, no matter where they are. We’re here when you’re looking for someone who just understands you and what you’re going through (because someone always does). Sure, life is full of highs and lows. But it’s full of highs and lows for each and every one of us. So why do we always try to go it alone? At TalkLife, we’ve created a place where we can all work through life together. Because everything is better together. Everything. Peanut butter and jelly have proven this for like, at LEAST eight decades now.

​So get on TalkLife and talk to people going through the exact same struggles you are – it’s peer support built around you. We know that sometimes it’s sort of hard to talk about certain things with family or even friends. This is a safe place where you can talk about anything: mental health, depression, self harm, eating disorders, a bad breakup or a relationship, school or work…it doesn’t matter. If you want to talk about it, someone else, does too. No judgments. No bullying. Just people who get you. Download TalkLife, the free online peer to peer support network today and make right now and everything after it a little bit better. Let’s talk and figure this life thing out together.

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