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

Mental Health
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


Lifeline Australia

Hotline: 13 11 14

Beyond Blue

Hotline: 1300 22 4636


Kaan Pete Roi

24/7 Hotlines

(Grameenphone): 01779554391

(Airtel): 01688709965

(Banglalink): 01985275286


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

Psychological Services


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


Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention

Hotline: 18334564566

SMS: 45645

Language: Français / English

Crisis Text Line

24-Hour text: 686868



Beijing Suicide Research and Prevention Center Hotline

‌Hotline: 0800-810-1117

Lifeline Shanghai

Hotline: +04 (21) 63798990

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


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


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


24-Hour Hotline: +0091 79 26305544

Languages: Hindi, English, Gujarati


Government Hotline

24-Hour Hotline: 119

Kementerian Kesehatan

Hotline: 500-454

Save Yourselves Indonesia (Jakarta)

Hotline: 082124326459


BW Aichi Japan

Hotline: +0081 (0) 568 70 9090


Hotline: +03-5774-0992

Everyday (9:00am – 11:00pm)

Language: English

Befrienders Worldwide Osaka Suicide Prevent Centre



24-Hour Hotline: +603 79568145

Talian Kasih

24-Hour Hotline: +15999


Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) in Yangon 

Tel: 09509440408003




Pan Hlaing Siloam Hospital 

Tel: 09452625100

Parami Hospital can be reached 

Tel: 09977870369



Teléfono: (55) 5259-8121

UAM (Lunes a Viernes):

 Teléfono: (55) 5804-644

(55) 5804-4879


Instituto Nacional de Psiquiatria: 

Teléfono: (55) 5655-3080

(800) 953-1704

New Zealand

Lifeline New Zealand

Hotline: +0800 543 354


Suicide Prevention Helpline – MIND

24/7 Hotline: 042-35761999


Government Hotline

24-Hour Hotline: +911


Philippines Department of Health

1553 Luzon-wide toll-free landline

Globe/TM subscribers:

SMART/ SUN/ TNT subscribers:

In Touch Community Services
In Touch Community Services offers 24/7 free and confidential support to people in the Philippines.
Tel: 8937603 (telephone)
Tel: 09178001123 (cellphone)
Tel: 09228938944 (cellphone)


The Samaritans of Singapore

24-Hour Hotline: 1800-221 4444

Institute of Mental Health

24-Hour Hotline: +65 6389 2000

24-Hour Emergency Helpline: +65 6389 2222


Helpline: +1800-3772-252

The Singapore Association of Mental Health

Hotline: +1800-2837-019

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

Silver Ribbon

Tel: +65 6386 1928

Monday – Friday (9:00am – 5:00pm, excluding public holidays)


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)

SINDA Family Service Centre

*All Indians in Singapore who are Citizens or Permanent Residents

Tel: +1800-295-4554

Monday – Friday (8:30am – 6:00pm)

Health Promotion Board

Healthline: +1800-223-1313

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


Government Hotline

24-Hour Hotline: +119

MOHW Suicide Prevention Line

24-Hour Hotline: +1925


Hotline: +1995

Mental Health Association in Taiwan (MHAT)

Tel: (02) 2557-6980

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


Samaritans of Thailand


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

Chiang Mai Counselling

Tel: +66 987 768857

Green Solution Asia | Psychology Clinic

Tel: +66 098 6900283


United States of America

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

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

Languages: English, Spanish

National Hopeline Network

Hotline: 1800-784-2433

Crisis Text Line

24-Hour text: 741741

Hotlines by State:

Mental Health America affiliate resource centres:

Therapists by location:

Treatment Centres by State:

United Kingdom

HopeLine UK

Hotline: 0800 068 4141

Lifeline (N.Ireland)

24-Hour Hotline: 0808 808 8000


24- Hour text: 85258

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)

Turning Point

Rethink Mental Illness

Centres by location:

The British Psychological Society

Directory of Chartered Psychologists:

NHS psychological therapies (IAPT) services


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

Other International Countries

Emergency Services

Suicide Hotlines by Country:

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.

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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Contributed by experts including ICF-accredited coaches, clinical psychologists, as well as HR practitioners with a heart to elevate employee wellbeing across Asia.

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