It's okay to not be okay. Your mental health is a priority.
Online & Telephonic Counselling
LifeLine National Counselling Line: 0861 322 322
- To book an appointment please contact us on 021 462-3902 (landline) or 067 235-0019 (mobile)
SADAG is Africa’s largest mental health support and advocacy group.
For My South African Community
Gender Based Violence
The 24-hour hotline offers counselling for those who have been physically, emotionally, sexually or financially abused.
Rape Crisis 021 447 9762
Rape Crisis works to prevent rape, offers healing to survivors, and works towards legal reforms that will ensure perpetrators are brought to justice. Services include counselling, court preparation, support groups, important contact numbers. Non-governmental organisation.
Childline is an effective non-profit organization that works collectively to protect children from all forms of violence and to create a culture of children’s rights in South Africa.
For the UK Community
If you need immediate help:
In an emergency:
- Call 999 or go to your local A&E department
If you’re in crisis and need to speak to someone:
- Call NHS 111 (for when you need help but are not in immediate danger)
- Contact your GP and ask for an emergency appointment
- Use the ‘Shout’ crisis text line – text SHOUT to 85258
For My US Community
If you or someone you know is in crisis, please call 911, go to the nearest emergency room, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to reach a 24-hour crisis center, or text MHA to 741741 at the Crisis Text Line.
You can also call 1-800-985-5990 or text “TalkWithUs” to 66746 at the SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline. Trained crisis workers will listen to you and direct you to the resources you need.