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Need to talk to someone now? A list of essential mental health hotlines you can call

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Team Intellect
Mar 28, 2022

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Seeking help does not mean that you are weak.

Having the right help at the right time can help you to come back stronger than ever, particularly when you feel like you’re at your wits’ end.

If you need help or someone to talk to, here’s a list of hotlines, emergency services, and resources from around the world to connect you to the support you need.

Australia   Bangladesh Brunei Cambodia Canada China Hong Kong India   Indonesia   Japan Malaysia Myanmar   Mexico New Zealand   Pakistan   Philippines   Singapore South Korea Taiwan Thailand United States of America United Kingdom Vietnam  Other International Countries

Additional resources:

General useful links
Intellect’s Policy on Crisis or Emergency Care

Australia

Lifeline Australia

Hotline: 13 11 14

https://www.lifeline.org.au/

Beyond Blue

Hotline: 1300 22 4636

https://www.beyondblue.org.au/

Bangladesh

Kaan Pete Roi

24/7 Hotlines

(Grameenphone): 01779554391

(Airtel): 01688709965

(Banglalink): 01985275286

Brunei

991 is the emergency number for ambulances

993 is the emergency number for police

145 is the national suicide hotline (Talian Harapan)

Psychiatric Services Brunei

https://www.moh.gov.bn/Lists/Latest%20news/NewDispForm.aspx?ID=80

Psychological Services

https://www.psychologymatters.asia/find_therapist/Brunei/

Cambodia

Transcultural Psychosocial Organisation (TPO)

Treatment Centre in Phnom Penh

Tel: +855 (0) 23 63 66 991

Working hours: Monday to Friday 8:00 to 12:00 am, 1:00 to 4:00 pm

https://tpocambodia.org/tpo-treatment-center/

Canada

Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention

Hotline: 18334564566

SMS: 45645

Language: Français / English

www.crisisservicescanada.ca

Crisis Text Line

24-Hour text: 686868

https://www.crisistextline

China

Beijing Suicide Research and Prevention Center Hotline

‌Hotline: 0800-810-1117

crisis.org.cn

Lifeline Shanghai

Hotline: +04 (21) 63798990

lifelineshanghai.com

Lifeline Yanji‌

Hotline: (0433) 273 9595

Guangzhou Crisis Research and Intervention Centre

Hotline: +020-81899120

Hotline: +020-12320-5

Mental Health Centre of School of Medicine of Zhejiang University

Hotline: +0571-85029595

Shenzhen Mental Health Centre

Hotline: +0755-2

Hong Kong

Suicide Prevention Services

The Samaritans, Hong Kong

Hotline: +00852-2382 0000

Hotline: +00852 2896 0000

India

Lifeline Foundation

24-Hour Hotline: +91 33 2474 4704

24-Hour Hotline: +91 33 2474 5886

24-Hour Hotline: +91 33 2474 5255

Fortis Healthcare Helpline

24-Hour Hotline: +91 83 7680 4102

AASRA

24-Hour Hotline: +91 22 2754 6669 (nationwide)

www.aasra.info

SAATH

24-Hour Hotline: +0091 79 26305544

Languages: Hindi, English, Gujarati

https://www.saathindia.org/contact-us.php

Indonesia

Government Hotline

24-Hour Hotline: 119

Kementerian Kesehatan

Hotline: 500-454

Save Yourselves Indonesia (Jakarta)

Hotline: 082124326459

https://indorelawan.org/organization/5afeaa3e8c4520fcc17cee80

Japan

BW Aichi Japan

Hotline: +0081 (0) 568 70 9090

http://www.befrienders-jpn.org/aichi/

TELL

Hotline: +03-5774-0992

Everyday (9:00am – 11:00pm)

Language: English

http://telljp.com/lifeline/

Befrienders Worldwide Osaka Suicide Prevent Centre

http://www.spc-osaka.org

Malaysia

Befrienders

24-Hour Hotline: +603 79568145

https://www.befrienders.org.my/

Talian Kasih

24-Hour Hotline: +15999

https://www.facebook.com/Talian-Kasih-15999-626443040869224/

Myanmar 

Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) in Yangon 

Tel: 09509440408003

09401638420

09421181246

09253258821

Pan Hlaing Siloam Hospital 

Tel: 09452625100

Parami Hospital can be reached 

Tel: 09977870369

Mexico

SAPTEL (http://www.saptel.org.mx/index.html

Teléfono: (55) 5259-8121

UAM (Lunes a Viernes):

 Teléfono: (55) 5804-644

(55) 5804-4879

Chat: https://www.uam.mx/lineauam/lineauam_chat.htm

Instituto Nacional de Psiquiatria: 

Teléfono: (55) 5655-3080

(800) 953-1704

New Zealand

Lifeline New Zealand

Hotline: +0800 543 354

Pakistan

Suicide Prevention Helpline – MIND

24/7 Hotline: 042-35761999

Philippines

Government Hotline

24-Hour Hotline: +911

National Centre for Mental Health

24-Hour Hotline: +02 7989-8727

+0917 899 8727

http://www.ncmh.gov.ph/

The Natasha Goulbourn Foundation

24-Hour Hotline: +02 8804-4673

+0917 558 4673

http://www.ngf-hope.org/contact-us/

Singapore

The Samaritans of Singapore

24-Hour Hotline: 1800-221 4444

https://www.sos.org.sg/contact-us

Institute of Mental Health

24-Hour Hotline: +65 6389 2000

24-Hour Emergency Helpline: +65 6389 2222

www.imh.com.sg/contact-us

TOUCHline

Helpline: +1800-3772-252

The Singapore Association of Mental Health

Hotline: +1800-2837-019

Monday – Friday (9:00am – 1:00pm / 2:00pm – 6:00pm)

https://www.samhealth.org.sg/about-samh/contact-us/

Silver Ribbon

Tel: +65 6386 1928

Monday – Friday (9:00am – 5:00pm, excluding public holidays) https://www.silverribbonsingapore.com/contactus.html

Talk2Us

Helpline: 1800-8255-287

Monday – Friday (8:30am – 5:00pm) Saturday (8:30am – 12:30pm)

Care Corner Counselling Centre

Hotline: +1800-353-5800 (Mandarin)

Monday – Sunday (10:00am – 10:00pm)

https://www.carecorner.org.sg/contact-us

SINDA Family Service Centre

*All Indians in Singapore who are Citizens or Permanent Residents

Tel: +1800-295-4554

Monday – Friday (8:30am – 6:00pm)

https://www.sinda.org.sg/financial_assistance/sinda-family-service-centre/

Health Promotion Board

Healthline: +1800-223-1313

Monday – Friday (8:30am- 5:00pm), Saturday (8:30am – 1:00pm)

https://www.hpb.gov.sg/contact-us#:~:text=If you have health, personal medical or nutritional advice.

For more:National Council of Social Services (NCSS) Directory for Mental Health Services

South Korea

Love-Line (Sarang – Jonwha) Counselling Centre (Seoul)

24-Hour Hotline: +(2) 715 8600

24-Hour Hotline: +(2) 716 8600

24-Hour Hotline: +(2) 717 8600

24-Hour Hotline: +(2) 718 8600

http://counsel24.com

Taiwan

Government Hotline

24-Hour Hotline: +119

MOHW Suicide Prevention Line

24-Hour Hotline: +1925

Lifeline

Hotline: +1995

http://www.life1995.org.tw/

Mental Health Association in Taiwan (MHAT)

Tel: (02) 2557-6980

http://www.mhat.org.tw/node/557

I Value, Taiwan

Sunny Day and Mind Clinic:

Phone: 02 8771 6545 (Daan District, Taipei City)

Hekang (Harmonic) Physical and Mental Clinic:

Phone: 02 2264 3905 (Tucheng District, New Taipei City)

Xinquan (Serene) Physical and Mental Clinic:

Phone: 02 2600 6182 (Linkou District, New Taipei City)

Monday through Thursday morning 9:30am-12:30pm; 2-5pm; 6-9pm;

Friday afternoon 2-5pm; 6-9pm;

Saturday morning 9:30am-12:30pm

Re Angel Clinics

Tel: 02 2775 1526

+866 2775 1503 (English)

Monday to Saturday 10:30am to 9pm, Sunday 1030am to 5:30pm

https://www.reangel.com/

Thailand

Samaritans of Thailand

Bangkok

Tel: (02) 713 6793 (Thai) 12:00 noon to 22:00 hours/day, 7 days a week

Tel: (02) 713 6791 (English call back service within 24 hours) 24 hours/day, 7 days/week

Chiang Mai

Tel: (053) 225-977/8 (Thai) 19:00 – 22:00 hrs (Mon, Tues, Thurs, Sat)

Department of Mental Health Hotline

Tel. +1323 (Thai)

Bangkok Psychological Services

Tel: +66 84 2391569

https://www.bangkokpsychologicalservices.com

Chiang Mai Counselling

Tel: +66 987 768857

chiangmaicounseling.com

Green Solution Asia | Psychology Clinic

Tel: +66 098 6900283

https://www.greensolutionasia.net/samui-psychology-clinic

More: https://www.psychologymatters.asia/find_therapist/Thailand/

United States of America

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

24- Hour Hotline: +1-800-273-8255

Languages: English, Spanish

https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/talk-to-someone-now/

National Hopeline Network

Hotline: 1800-784-2433

Crisis Text Line

24-Hour text: 741741

https://www.crisistextline.org

Hotlines by State: http://www.suicide.org/suicide-hotlines.html

Mental Health America affiliate resource centres: https://arc.mhanational.org/find-an-affiliate

Therapists by location: https://www.therapyroute.com/therapists/united-states/1

Treatment Centres by State: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/treatment-rehab?search=

United Kingdom

HopeLine UK

Hotline: 0800 068 4141

www.papyrus-uk.org

Lifeline (N.Ireland)

24-Hour Hotline: 0808 808 8000

www.lifelinehelpline.info

SHOUT

24- Hour text: 85258

https://www.giveusashout.org/

Samaritans UK & ROI

Tel: +44 (0) 8457 90 90 90 (UK – local rate)

Tel: +44 (0) 8457 90 91 92 (UK minicom)

Tel: +1850 60 90 90 (ROI – local rate)

Tel: +1850 60 90 91 (ROI minicom)

samaritans.org

Turning Point

https://www.turning-point.co.uk/services/mental-health.html

Rethink Mental Illness

Centres by location: https://www.rethink.org/help-in-your-area/services/

The British Psychological Society

Directory of Chartered Psychologists: https://www.bps.org.uk/lists/DIR

NHS psychological therapies (IAPT) services

https://www.nhs.uk/service-search/find-a-psychological-therapies-service/

Vietnam

Didi Hirsch Torture Crisis Line

Tel: 877-727-4747

Vietnam Emergency Hotline

24-hour service: 113

Child Emergency Hotline

Tel: 111

International Centre for Cognitive Development

191 Nguyen Van Huong, Thao Dien Dist. 2, Ho Chi Minh City

Tel: +84 965 729346

www.iccd.info

Other International Countries

Emergency Services

https://www.befrienders.org/

Suicide Hotlines by Country:

http://www.suicide.org/international-suicide-hotlines.html

Additional Resources

General useful links

Responding to Suicide Warning Signs

How should an employer respond when an employee makes suicidal statements?

Suicide and Your Workplace: Lifesaving Advice for HR Pros

Resource Directory on Community Mental Health (Singapore based)

Mental Health Awareness Singapore, A Resource Directory on Community Mental Health

Agency for Integrated Care (AIC)

Resource Directory for Mental Health Services (Singapore based)

Click here to download

Mental Health First Aid for Employers

Click here to download

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) International

MHFA International is an Australian not-for-profit organisation focused on mental health training and research. MHFA courses are delivered across Australia and internationally.

MHFA is the help provided to a person who is developing a mental health problem, experiencing a worsening of an existing mental health problem or in a mental health crisis. First aid is given until appropriate professional help is received or the crisis resolves.

http://www.mhfainternational.org/

Intellect’s Policy on Crisis or Emergency Care

Intellect is not a substitute for a medical professional, a crisis hotline or a rehabilitation centre.

The list of contacts are possible avenues you can seek help outside the Intellect platform. We are not able to provide exact guidance, apart from encouraging seeking help from medical professionals, for legal reasons. 

If you or anyone you know shows warning signs of personal crisis/ self harm or harm to others, it is important to act quickly and gather information to determine appropriate next steps.

The list belowabove provides the following information:

  1. Online resources on suicide
  2. Crisis hotlines in the respective countries.

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