Talk:Mental health resources

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Greece[edit]

In Greece the national hotline seems to be 210-197 at this address. I found it through web search so I don't know if it's functional, but it is under the auspices of the Ministry of Social Security and (according to its webpage) manned by professionals 24/7. While investigating the resource, please check if their number is 210 197 for all places or 197 for Athens and 210 197 from outside Athens. The police (100) is also known to be responding to crisis/suicide calls. I've included these numbers in the Greek translation of the intro. On a sidenote, I think it would be worth to translate the "Worldwide" section of the list so I'll just leave the transation here.

Παγκόσμια
   suicide.org Κατάλογος αριθμών τηλεφώνου που παρέχουν υποστήριξη για την αποτροπή της αυτοκτονίας Διεθνώς και στις ΗΠΑ 
   Befrienders.org Ένα παγκόσμιο δίκτυο εθελοντών και ΜΚΟ για την παροχή συναισθηματικής υποστήριξης
   Samaritans Φιλανθρωπική οργάνωση με έδρα στο Ηνωμένο Βασίλειο που παρέχει υποστήριξη (στα Αγγλικά) σε άτομα οπουδήποτε στον κόσμο
       Email: jo@samaritans.org

Regards, - Badseed (talk) 03:42, 6 January 2017 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Thanks Badseed, I'll plug the greek translation in for the Worldwide section (if you want to translate the rest of it you can also use the translation group) and we'll look at the greek numbers and create a section for Greece once we've confirmed. I'll ping you here when we do :) Jalexander--WMF 18:08, 9 January 2017 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Germany[edit]

The most commonly known helplines in Germany are the pastoral helplines, Telefonseelsorge. There is a helpline for women from the government called Hilfetelefon. This site lists more very effective emergency numbers. This institution is a unique counselling service for all things concering suicide. They do not have a crisis helpline, but can be contacted by all German speaking people at normal office hours and get good advice. If I think of any more numbers or institutions, I will tell here. --Kritzolina (talk) 20:31, 9 January 2017 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Why is everything in the TOC listed twice?[edit]

? EEng (talk) 07:55, 27 April 2017 (UTC)Reply[reply]

"Suggest one" pages leads to... officewiki[edit]

We're sorry, but there are not currently resources for KR. Please feel free to suggest some on the talk page.

Then "talk page" links to https://office.wikimedia.org/wiki/Talk:Support_and_Safety/MH_Resources&action=edit&section=new, which is officewiki, where none of the volunteers have an access to (including me). Shouldn't it be... this page? I don't know which page to edit (or which page should be the destination), so here's the note. — regards, Revi 11:49, 25 January 2018 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@-revi: Did this get fixed? I don't see the link on the page anymore. Joe Sutherland (Wikimedia Foundation) (talk) 21:57, 27 May 2018 (UTC)Reply[reply]
I still see it, as there were no contacts for PT. GoEThe (talk) 13:23, 14 July 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Korea (S)[edit]

Thanks. — regards, Revi 17:22, 27 May 2018 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@-revi: Thanks! Joe Sutherland (Wikimedia Foundation) (talk) 21:57, 27 May 2018 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Taiwan[edit]

There are three suicide hotline in Taiwan, all are 24 hours / 7 days:

  • Hotline set up by Taiwanese government[TW 1]: +886 0800-788-995
  • Hotline set up by Taiwanese civil soceity "生命線" (call by landline): 1995
  • Hotline set up by Taiwanese civil society "張老師" (call by landline): 1980
  • Email consultation for suicide prevention[TW 2]: tspc@tsos.org.tw

Italy[edit]

For children[edit]

Telefono Azzurro

tel: 19696 (24/7)

Emergency tel: 114

Local contacts


Il filo parlante (13-19 years old counseling)

tel: 800 260914 (24/7)

Suicide hotlines[edit]

Telefono Amico

Tel: 199 284 284 (from 10 am to 12 pm)


Invito alla vita – Trentino Alto Adige

tel: 800 061650 (24/7)

Gender violence[edit]

Anti Violenza sulla Donna – Hotline for Women violence

tel: 1522 (24/7)


ConTatto – Support line for LGBT+

tel: 011 52 11 132 (Tuesday to Saturday 7pm to 9 pm)

@Ruthven:, thanks for giving us this information! Unfortunately I could not verify that the Filo Parlante hotline gives the counseling kids professional support, this is why I did not include the number in our list. The Contattolink also unfortunately does not work, it currently leads to a clothing shop. But I added the suicide hotlines and the Telefono Azurro to our lists. --CSteigenberger (WMF) (talk) 17:57, 19 September 2019 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@CSteigenberger (WMF): Thank you. ConTatto effectively ended in 2017. Filo Parlante (http://web.tiscali.it/filoparlante/) is a team of volunteers coordinated by a psychologist - I dunno how much it is spread at the national level. Cheers --Ruthven (msg) 11:54, 20 September 2019 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Israel[edit]

Here is a suggestion for a reputable hotline in Israel:

  • ERAN (ער"ן), dial 1201 from any Israeli phone (Available in Hebrew, English, Arabic, and Russian), or chat online (info page in Hebrew only, but chat supported in the four languages mentioned) - the main mental health first-aid hotline, operated by a veteran, trusted non-profit.
Thanks a lot, I will add this to the list --CSteigenberger (WMF) (talk) 10:06, 8 May 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Portugal[edit]

Here are some suggestions for Portugal: https://saudemental.covid19.min-saude.pt/contactos-por-regiao/ 24h health line: SNS24 (808 242424 and www.sns24.gov.pt). For emergencies call 112. GoEThe (talk) 13:22, 14 July 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Thank you very much for making us aware of those resources, they have now been added to the main page. --CSteigenberger (WMF) (talk) 08:31, 12 August 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Switzerland[edit]

Hello,

I am taking a course on mental first aid in Switzerland, and here are the online and phone resources I've learned about:

  • Die Dargebottene Hand/La Main tendue/Telefono amico (German, French, and Italian languages)
    • phone number:143 (20 ct total cost of call for Swiss landlines, 70 ct from Swiss cell phones), available 24h/24h, 7 days a week
    • website
  • For people younger than 18, 147.ch of Pro Juventute (German, French, and Italian languages)
    • phone number:147 SMS and phone calls both an option, available 24h/24h, 7 days a week. Phone calls free and do not appear on phone company invoices serving Swiss numbers
    • website
  • LGBT Helpline (German, French, and Italian languages)
    • website
    • Phone number: 0800 133 133 available from Mondays to Thursdays 19h-21h
  • Pro Mente Sana (French language) :
    • phone number: 0840 0000 62 available on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10h to 13h
    • their website, which directs to local resources

--Flor WMCH (talk) 16:18, 3 March 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Iraq[edit]

Hello 👋

i thought this resource that's been Provided by unhcr.org for refuges will be useful ( HERE ) Sakura emad (talk) 04:34, 17 August 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Thank you for making us aware, but we do not believe resources that are created for refugees especially have the same target group as this page. --CSteigenberger (WMF) (talk) 10:56, 24 February 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Hungary[edit]

Magyar Lelki Elsősegély Telefonszolgálatok Szövetsége seems to be the main mental health service. I haven’t found an English section on their website, so I assume the service is also Hungarian-only (or at least it’s not guaranteed that the operator will have sufficient knowledge in any foreign languages). Contact methods listed:

  • Phone number 116-123 (only domestic calls, free of charge, available 24/7; this seems to be an EU-wide number?)
  • Phone number 06 (80) 810-600 (only domestic calls, free of charge, Fr 19:00 – Sa 07:00 and Sa 19:00 – We 13:00)
  • Phone numbers +36 (66) 441 300, +36 (62) 436 570 and +36 (88) 422 205 (international calls as well, not free of charge, unclear availability times)
  • Email address sos116123(_AT_)gmail.com (reply within 72 hours)
  • Skype account lelkigondozas1 (Mo–Fr 17:00–01:00)

(By the way, you could turn all existing phone numbers on the page into tel: links so that smartphone users just need to click the link.) —Tacsipacsi (talk) 00:12, 11 November 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Added, thanks. I can also do the "tel:" links when I get some more time :) Joe Sutherland (Wikimedia Foundation) (talk) 22:45, 8 July 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

India[edit]

CIS-A2K has launched support program towards Mental Health Care and Counselling Services for Wikimedians in India in collaboration with IPH. The Institute for Psychological Health or ‘IPH’ is a pioneering social enterprise in the field of mental health services in India. I discussed about this resource page with them. They have provided the following information to be published here as below. Kindly add the same. Thanks, Subodh (CIS-A2K) (talk) 07:22, 15 November 2021 (UTC) -Reply[reply]

Address:

Institute for Psychological health (IPH)

9th Floor, Shree Ganesh Darshan, Opposite Sapatnekar Hospital, Hariniwas Circle, LBS Road, Thane (W) 400602

Contact numbers for appointments:

+91 22 25433270 / 25428183 / 25366577

Mail I'd for appointments: iphapts@gmail.com

Mail I'd for other enquiries: Iphthane@gmail.com

Maitra helpline (Free counselling open to all):

Contact number - +91 22 25385447

Services in Marathi, Hindi, English languages available.

Timing: 10 am to 6pm

AVAHAN YouTube channel link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwZit5ah1vBwbpeQV55VRIA

Website address:  

www.healthymind.org

Social media links:

Facebook, Google+

@CSteigenberger (WMF):, could you please add the above details on resources page? --सुबोध कुलकर्णी (talk) 10:31, 24 February 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Added the contact information, thank you. Joe Sutherland (Wikimedia Foundation) (talk) 22:46, 8 July 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Pakistan[edit]

Some free resources for Pakistan

  1. https://www.umang.com.pk Umang, Pakistan
  2. https://smha.sindh.gov.pk/toll-free-number/- Sindhi Menthal Health Authority, Pakistan
  3. https://taskeen.org/en/seek-help/ Taskeen Seek help
  4. https://blog.opencounseling.com/hotlines-pk/

New Number for the United States[edit]

Hello - As of today, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline ran by the US Government under the Department of Health and Human Services, has launched 988 as a new 3 digit number.

Here are some links:

Thank you. PDLTalk to me!OMG, What have I done? 23:17, 16 July 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Belgium[edit]

Hi, could you please add the following suicide prevention resources, which are available in different parts of Belgium, to the list of resources? These are really specialized in suicide prevention (and also offer resources to train people...). The relevant resources are:

  • De Zelfmoordlijn (suicide prevention lifeline for the Dutch-speaking part of Belgium) to the list of resources? This line can be called (in the Dutch-speaking part of the country) on the phone number 1813. They also have a website with resources and contact information. There's also a chat available on that website. The hotline is normally available on a 24/7 basis. The chat on the website is only available at some limited times (17h - 0h).
  • Centre de Prévention du Suicide (an equivalent for the French-speaking part of Belgium): they offer a 24/7 hotline, as well as a website that contains valuable resources. The phone number is 0800 32 123, their website can be found here.

Kind regards, Daniuu (talk) 16:14, 4 August 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Thanks Daniuu, I have added both of these. Please feel free to tweak if I have misunderstood (I am assuming that these numbers only work in the Dutch/French-language regions, but it is possible they may be called from other areas of Belgium). Joe Sutherland (Wikimedia Foundation) (talk) 18:12, 17 August 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

I added 2 lifelines for Spain, which was missing[edit]

https://meta.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Template%3AMental_health_resources&diff=prev&oldid=24427097&diffmode=source

Teléfono de la esperanza, the one offered by Google (a private NGO) and a relatively new service from the Government- both seem reliable resources.

I wanted to add a few more LGTBI resources too, but the ones I found were more related to legal matters than mental health, so in doubt, and not knowing them, I didn't add any.

Please review them so I can then later translate them into Spanish. JCrespo (WMF) (talk) 20:23, 24 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Hello, Jaime. The contact information you have added for Spain should be visible now. You may wish to share the LGTBI resources here, and if we find it suitable, we will update and share it on the Meta page. Thanks! ZSoo (WMF) (talk) 09:14, 16 February 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Bangladesh[edit]

  1. National Emergency Helpline, service by Bangladesh Police - 999
  2. National Helpline Centre for Violence against Women and Children, service by Ministry by Women and Children Affairs, Govt of Bangladesh - 109
  3. National Child helpline, service by Department of Social Service, Govt of Bangladesh - 1098
  4. National helpline center for violence against women, service by Ministry by Women and Children Affairs, Govt of Bangladesh - 10921
  5. Kaan Pete Roi, volunteer non-profit helpline for emotional support and suicide prevention - 01779554391, 01779554392, 01688709965, 01688709966, 01852035634, 01985275286, 01852035634

BIDROHI Hello.. 14:47, 25 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Thanks, Bidrohi, we have now added these contact information. ZSoo (WMF) (talk) 09:11, 16 February 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

See also[edit]

Ukraine[edit]

Can you add Ukraine please? Reference https://glavcom.ua/country/society/v-ukrajini-zjavilasja-harjacha-linija-psikholohichnoji-pidtrimki-dlja-cholovikiv-podrobitsi--881901.html Antonio Vinzaretti (talk) 11:51, 20 December 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Hello! I added the resource to the list. Best, JKoerner (WMF) (talk) 16:28, 23 January 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Canada: 9-8-8 Suicide Crisis Helpline.[edit]

Hello, starting November 30, 988 is the new national suicide crisis line sponsored by the Canadian Government.[1][2]. A list of resources is also provided on [3]. Thank you. Takipoint123 (talk) 05:24, 3 January 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Hi! I added 988 for Canada. Thank you for sharing this update. I'll check out the resources you shared as well. Best, JKoerner (WMF) (talk) 16:12, 23 January 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]

South Korea: 109[edit]

There is a new suicide crisis line, 109, in South Korea.[4][5] Thank you. Takipoint123 (talk) 05:44, 3 January 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Hi there! I added 109 to the list. Thank you! Best, JKoerner (WMF) (talk) 16:28, 23 January 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]