Your Mind Matters! Resources, helplines & more

mynd
3 min readAug 30, 2021

Gayatri Shivdas & Nishka Mehta

Psychological well-being is indeed the need of the hour. With the world almost coming to a stand-still because of the pandemic, we have found ourselves in a situation where our mental health is at its most delicate. Pandemic or no pandemic, our mental well-being must always be our priority. At Mynd, we have created a network of psychologists and psychiatrists to provide pocket friendly, yet quality therapy services. However, ‘pocket friendly’ means different things for different people. Also, we do not operate as an emergency helpline yet. While we can connect you to a therapist as soon as we can, our therapists do work within a set time frame for the day, and subsequently, the week. To make up for times like these where your emergency needs might not be met by Mynd, we have curated a guide of helplines and emergency contacts who are flexible and available at an immediate notice.

Disclaimer — Mynd is in no way responsible for or associated with these organisations or helplines.

Suicide prevention helplines -

  • Mitram Foundation

Helpline: 080 2572 2573, +91 901 9708133

Time: 10:00 AM — 02:00 PM | All days of the Week (10:00 AM — 04:00 PM from September 10, 2021)

Languages: English, हिंदी

Email: share@mitramfoundation.org

Website: www.mitramfoundation.org

  • Arpita Suicide Prevention Helpline

Helpline: 080–23655557

Time: 10:00 AM — 01:00 PM | 02:00 PM — 05:00 PM | Monday to Friday

Languages: English, हिंदी, उर्दू, ಅವುಗಳನ್ನು, தமிழ், తెలుగు, മലയാളം, Konkani, Assamese, ગુજરતી, বাঙালি

Email: arpita.helpline@gmail.com

  • COOJ Mental Health Foundation (COOJ)

Helpline: +91–8322252525

Time: 01:00 PM — 07:00 PM | Monday to Friday

Languages: English

Email: YouMatterByCooj@gmail.com

  • Roshni Trust

Helpline: 040–66202000, 040–66202001

Time: 11:00 AM — 09:00 PM | Monday to Sunday

Languages: తెలుగు, اردو, हिंदी, English

Email: roshnihelp@gmail.com

  • Lifeline

Helpline: 033–40447437, +91–9088030303

Time: 10:00 AM — 10:00 PM | Monday to Sunday

Languages: বাঙালি, हिंदी, English

Email: lifelinekolkata@gmail.com

Mental health related support helplines -

  • Sangath

Helpline: 011–41198666

Time: 10 AM -4 PM

Languages: Hindi, English, Marathi, Konkani

Email: contactus@sangath.in

Website: www.sangath.in

  • Vandrevala Foundation

Helpline: 9999 666 555 | WhatsApp: +1(256)6662142

Time: 24x7 | All days of the week

Languages: English, Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi, Tulu, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Oriya and `Bengali.

Email: help@vandrevalafoundation.com

Website: www.vandrevalafoundation.com

  • Parivarthan

Helpline: +91–7676602602

Time: 1:00 PM — 10:00 PM | Monday to Friday

Languages: All Indian languages except తెలుగు, മലയാളി

Website: www.parivarthan.org

  • Voice That Cares (ROCF)

Helpline: 8448–8448–45

Time: 9am-9pm | 7 days a week

Languages: English and Hindi

Email: info@rocf.org

Website: https://www.rocf.org/voice-that-cares/

  • iCALL

Helpline: 022–25521111, +91–9152987821

Time: 08:00 AM — 10:00 PM | Monday to Saturday

Languages: मराठी, বাঙালি, తెలుగు, हिंदी, English

Email: icall@tiss.edu

  • Fortis

Helpline: +91–8376804102

Time: 24 Hours | Monday to Sunday

  • Mann Talks

Helpline: +91–8686139139

Time: 09:00 AM — 06:00 PM | Monday to Sunday

Languages: हिंदी, English

Website: http://www.manntalks.org

  • MPower 1 on 1

Helpline: 1800–1208–20050

Time: 24 x 7

Languages: English, Hindi, Marathi

Website: Mpowerminds.com/oneonone

Helplines that cater to both, support and suicide prevention -

  • Connecting Trust

Helpline: +91–9922001122, +91–9922004305

Time: 12:00 PM — 08:00 PM | All days of the week

Languages: English, हिंदी, मराठी

Email: distressmailsconnecting@gmail.com

Website: https://connectingngo.org

  • Sumaitri

Helpline: 011–23389090, +91–9315767849

Time: 02:00 PM — 10:00 PM | Monday to Friday | 10:00 AM — 10:00 PM on Saturday & Sunday

Languages: हिंदी, English

Email: feelingsuicidal@sumaitri.net

  • Samaritans Mumbai

Helpline: +91–8422984528, +91–8422984529, +91–8422984530

Time: 05:00 PM — 08:00 PM | Monday to Sunday

Languages: मराठी, हिंदी, English

Email: talk2samaritans@gmail.com

  • Sneha

Helpline: +91 44 2464 0050

Time: 10:00 AM — 2:00 PM on all days

Email: help@snehaindia.org

Website: snehaindia.org

  • Aasra

Helpline: 09820466726

Time: 24 x 7

Languages: English, Hindi

Website: http://aasra.info/helpline.html

We hope you found this list helpful. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to us. We are always happy to help!

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