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The Fortis National Helpline number is for students or parents with queries related to stress, mental wellbeing, exam tips or even to consult a team of experts and behavioral psychologists.
9AM - 5PM
iCall is a service from TISS, run by trained mental health professionals. iCALL provides emotional support, information and referral services to individuals in psycho-social distress, across the life span and across different gender and sexual identities.www.icallhelpline.org
Monday to Saturday, 8 AM - 10 PM
Providing multimodal services in the field of mental health, this Helpline is serviced by trained, professional counsellors.www.parivarthan.org
4 PM - 10 PM, Mon - Fri
This helpline is a service provided by Medico Pastoral Association (MPA) and is run by trained active volunteers. If any caller requires face to face counselling, they are referred to MPA counsellors who are fully trained.
10 AM- 8 PM Monday to Saturday;
A crisis intervention centre for the depressed, distressed and suicidal. The Helpline provides unconditional and unbiased emotional support to callers, visitors or those who write in.
2 PM- 10 PM Monday to Friday; 10 AM - 10 PM Saturday and Sunday
Working in the area of mental health, and providing emotional support AASRA offers a helpline service and walk-in center. The Helpline is answered by professionally trained volunteers who provide non-judgmental and non-critical listening.www.aasra.info
A suicide prevention organisation that offers emotional support for the depressed, desperate and the suicidal.www.snehaindia.org
Lifeline offers a free tele-helpline providing emotional support to people who are in despair, depressed or suicidal. Face to face befriending with prior appointment is also available.www.lifelinekolkata.org/about.html
10 AM - 6 PM
This helpline offers emotional support individuals dealing with suicidal thoughts, as well as those experiencing other levels of distress. It is run by volunteers trained in Mindfulness Based Active Listening.www.cooj.co.in
3 AM - 7 PM, Monday - Saturday
Wysa uses evidence-based cognitive-behavioral techniques (CBT) and micro-actions to help you feel better. You can track and manage your mood, and learn evidence-based techniques like CBT and Mindfulness.
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