Helplines

If you or your loved one is in need of immediate assistance, please call 995 for emergency services.

Samaritans of Singapore (SOS)24-hour Helpline: 1800-221-444SOS provides face-to-face specialist counselling and email befriending services for persons in distress or affected by suicide.
Institute of Mental Health (IMH)24-hour Helpline: 6389-2222A mental health crisis hotline supported by 24 hours medical help at emergency services located at IMH.
Singapore Association for Mental Health

(SAMH Insight Centre)

Counselling Helpline: 1800–283–7019
Operating hours from 9am – 6pm on weekdays (except public holidays)
Provides helpline and face-to-face counselling for persons with psychiatric, psychological or emotional issues, as well as their families.
Belle, the Beyond the Label Helpbotwww.messenger.com/t/beyondthelabelsgAssistance to helplines, mental health services, and list of resources and programmes for the community.

NCSS Resources

NCSS Mental Health Resource DirectoryNCSS has compiled a list of available programmes, contacts and addresses of services to support persons with mental health issues.
NCSS Mental Health Toolkit for EmployersAn employer’s guide to hiring and supporting persons with mental health conditions in the workplace.
NCSS Removing Barriers – Interacting with Persons with Mental Health IssuesThis booklet features everyday encounters with persons who may be experiencing mental health issues and helps persons who are interested in supporting their friends, colleagues, neighbours or loved ones, and gives recommendations for action to encourage help-seeking.

Support Services

Beyond the Label MovementAn initiative by the National Council of Social Service (NCSS), this campaign aims to encourage the public to go beyond the label of a mental health diagnosis, to view and regard persons with mental health conditions for who they are, thereby addressing both public and self stigma.
Caregivers Alliance Limited (CAL)

 

CAL supports and empowers caregivers to cope better, through training and support services.
Community Health Assessment Team (CHAT)CHAT is a national outreach and mental health check programme under the Institute of Mental Health (IMH) for youth mental health.