Voice Hearers

For those diagnosed with schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder

Support Resources for Indian Voice Hearers

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National Resources

Connects callers to several emergency numbers. (noted below)

  • Operators speak the language of the State in which you call. If you don’t speak this language, you can provide the necessary information in English or Hindi.
  • “112 India” mobile app provides a special ”SHOUT” feature that alerts registered volunteers in the vicinity of the victim for immediate assistance.

India Police Department

India Fire Department

India Women’s Support Line

India Children’s Helpline

India Medical Emergency


Support for those experiencing despair or suicidal thoughts.
Call: 91-9820466726 (or) Email: aasrahelpline@yahoo.com (or) Find a local hotline: http://www.aasra.info/helpline.html
Languages: English, Hindi

Support for those feeling depressed, isolated, or suicidal.
Call: 91 44 2464 0050 (or) Email: help@snehaindia.org
Languages: English, Hindi

Mitram Foundation
Suicide prevention helpline offers emotional support to those going through a crisis in their lives, especially the distressed, depressed, and suicidal.
Call: 080 2572 2573, +91 901 9708133 (or) Email: share@mitramfoundation.org
Daily: 10 am to 4 pm
Languages: English, Hindi

Non-profit organization making mental health services accessible and affordable. Dedicated well-being centre offering community support, free tele-counselling, and self-management resources.
Call: 011-41198666
Daily: 10 am to 6 pm
Languages: Hindi, English, Marathi, Konkani

Hyderabad-based suicide intervention center.
Call: (+914) 066202000 (or) Email: ​​roshnihelp@gmail.com
Monday – Saturday: 11 am to 9 pm
Languages: English, Hindi, Telugu, Panjabi, Bengali, Malayalam, Tamil, Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada German, and Portuguese

Lifeline Foundation
Provides individuals with a safe place to anonymously share about mental health struggles.
Call: +91 033 24637401 (or) +91 033 24637432
Monday – Sunday: 10 am to 10 pm
Languages: English, Hindi, Bengali, Gujarati, Spanish, Malayalam, and Punjabi

Arpita Foundation
Provides professional guidance and counselling to callers from various parts of India, in various languages.
Call: +91 80 23655557 (or) +91 80 23656667 (or) Email: arpita.helpline@gmail.com
Monday – Friday: 10 am to 1 pm, 2 pm to 5 pm
Languages: English, Hindi, Urdu, Gujarati, Konkani, Assamese, and more

The Samaritans Mumbai
Provides help to those who cannot cope, are distressed, are despairing, or are suicidal. Accessible from anywhere in India.
Call: +91 84229 84528 (or) +91 84229 84529 (or) +91 84229 84530
Daily: 4 pm to 10 pm
Languages: English, Hindi, Marathi, and the operator’s language upon request

Mann Talks
A team of trained mental health professionals offers support empowering individuals to take charge of their mental health.
Call: +91-8686139139
Monday – Sunday: 9 am to 6 pm
Languages: Hindi, English

Kiran National Health Rehabilitation Helpline (managed by DEPwD)
Toll-free, 24/7, helpline providing early screening, psychological support, distress management, mental well-being, and psychological crisis management. Support is available in 13 languages.
Call: 1800-599-0019
Languages: English, Hindi, Punjabi, Odiya, Gujarati, Marathi, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, Bengali, Telugu, Assamese, and Urdu

Vandrevala Foundation
Provides 24/7 free mental health support for those struggling with mental unrest.
Call: 1860 266 2345 (or) 1800 233 3330
All India Hotline: +91 9999 666 555 (or) WhatsApp: +1(256)6662142 (or) Email: help@vandrevalafoundation.com
Languages: English, Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Oriya, and Bengali

Voice That Cares (ROCF)
A free public helpline that provides psychosocial counselling support on a wide range of mental health matters such as anxiety, fear, grief, panic attacks, loneliness, pandemic stress, exam stress, etc. It also provides first aid support for people with suicidal thoughts, depression, substance use, OCD, and other mental health concerns.
Call: 8448-8448-45 (or) Email: info@rocf.org
Daily: 9 am to 9 pm
Languages: English, Hindi, and will soon accommodate other regional languages

Sexual Assault

Aks Foundation 
24-hour crisis lines for victims of abuse and violence.
+91 8793 088 814
Languages: English, Hindi, and the operator’s language upon request

Domestic Violence

Helpline for discrimination and violence against women and children.
91 98307 72814 (or) Email: dss@swayam.info
Monday – Friday: 10 am to 5:30 pm
Languages: English, Hindi, Bengali

Operation Peacemaker Domestic Violence Helpline
Connect with a representative “trained in family and marriage counselling and all aspects of the Domestic Violence Act.”
Call: 1800 212 9131
Languages: English, Hindi

SAMPARC Family Counseling Center
Creates awareness about domestic violence, women’s rights, and other related issues.
Call: 91 2114 282055
Languages: English, Hindi

Navjyoti India Foundation
Provides education and free legal advice to survivors of domestic abuse and related issues.
Call: 91 8800528880 (or) Email: info@navjyoti.org.in
Languages: English, Hindi

Crime Victim

Victim Support India 
Support for victims and witnesses of crime.
Call: +91 8921138290 (or) Email: info@VictimSupportIndia.com
Languages: English, Hindi

Hate Crime Helpline
Provides judicial and mental support to victims of hate crimes and lynchings in India.
Call: 1800-3133-600-00
Languages: English, Hindi

Help for children

Childline India
Non-anonymous helpline and web chat for children to report abuse or neglect.
Dial 1098
Languages: English, Hindi, and 17 other regional languages

State and Regional Helplines


Sarathi 104 (Assam)
Provides support for all health-related issues.
Dial 104
Languages: English, Hindi


Sanjeevni Society for Mental Health (Delhi)
Provides free counselling and mental health services to individuals 18 and older.
Call: 011 24311918 (or) 011 24318883 (Mon-Fri)
Call: 26862222 (or) 26864488 (or) 40769002 (Mon-Sat)
Languages: English, Hindi

Fortis Stress Helpline (Delhi)
24/7 Mental health helpline providing support to individuals.
Call: +918376804102
Languages: Hindi, English, Tamil, Telugu, Punjabi, Punjabi, Gujarati, Assamese, Bengali

Sumaitri (New Delhi)
Provides crisis intervention for depressed and suicidal individuals.
Call: +91 011 23389090
Monday – Friday: 2 pm to 10 pm
Saturday – Sunday: 10 am to 10 pm
Languages: English, Hindi

Snehi (New Delhi)
Call: +91-9582208181 (or) Email: snehi.india@gmail.com
Daily: 10 am to 10 pm
Languages: English, Hindi, and some other regional languages


COOJ Mental Health Foundation (Goa)
Provides suicide prevention and intervention to individuals.
Call: +91 98225 62522, (0832-2252525)
Monday – Friday: 1 pm to 7 pm
Languages: English, Hindi


Saath (Gujarat)
Provides mental health and suicide support to individuals.
Call: +91 79 26305544 (or) +91 79 26300222
Daily: 1 pm to 7 pm
Languages: English, Hindi

Jeevan Aastha Helpline (Gandhinagar)
Provides free mental health support 24/7 if counsellors are available.
Call: 1800 233 3330
Languages: English, Hindi


Sa-Mudra Yuva Helpline (Bengaluru)
Provides 24/7 youth empowerment and mental wellness programs to individuals and families.
Call: +91 9880396331
Languages: English, Hindi

Arogya Sahayavani (Karnataka)
Provides 24/7 mental health crisis support to individuals.
Dial 104
Languages: English, Hindi

Parivarthan Counseling Helpline Services (Bengaluru)
Helpline for anyone who wants to reach out to a trained counsellor.
Call +91 7676 602 602
Monday – Friday: 1 pm to 10 pm
Languages: Hindi, Haryanvi, Kannada, Tamil, Marathi, Telugu, Bengali, Punjabi, English


Maithri Kochi (Kochi)
Provides emotional support to individuals who are lonely, depressed, or suicidal.
Call: +91 484 2540530
Daily: 10 am to 7 pm
Languages: English, Hindi

Sanjeevani (Thiruvananthapuram)
Emotional support for the lonely and depressed.
Call: 0471-2533900, 9400033900 (or) +91 0471 2533900
Monday – Saturday: 1 pm to 5 pm
Languages: English, Malayalam, and the operator’s language upon request

Jammu and Kashmir

The Sara (Jammu Tawi)
Provides mental health, crisis, and suicide support and awareness to individuals.
Call: +91-9697-606060
Daily: 10 am to 5 pm
Languages: English, Hindi

​Madhya Pradesh

Spandan (Indore)
Provides 24/7 free and confidential suicide support.
Call: +91 9630899002 (or) +91 7389366696
Languages: English, Hindi


Connecting NGO (Pune)
Provides non-judgmental listening service for those feeling low, depressed, or suicidal.
Call: 9922004305 (or) 9922001122
Daily: 12 pm to 8 pm
Languages: English, Hindi

Maitra Helpline (Thane)
Provides professional support to those experiencing emotional distress.
Call: +91 022 25385447
Monday – Saturday: 9 am to 9 pm
Sunday: 9 am to 1 pm
Languages: English, Hindi

Tamil Nadu

Sneha India Foundation (Chennai)
Provides unconditional emotional support to anyone who could be feeling distressed, depressed or suicidal.
Call: +91 044-24640050 (or) +91 044-24640060
Monday – Sunday: 10 am to 10 pm
Languages: English, Tamizh

Jeevan Suicide Prevention Hotline (Chennai)
Provides 24/7 support to those experiencing mental health struggles.
Call: +91 044 2656 4444
Languages: English, Hindi


Roshni Trust (Secunderabad)
Provides physical and mental health support to those in need.
Call: +91 40 6620 2000 (or) +91 40 6620 2001
Monday – Saturday: 11 am to 9 pm
Languages: English, Hindi

One Life (Hyderabad)
Confidential suicide prevention and crisis support provided by trained professionals.
Call: +91 7893078930
Languages: हिंदी English తెలుగు தமிழ் ಕನ್ನಡ മലയാളം ગુજરાતી मराठी ਪੰਜਾਬੀ سنڌي भोजपुरी বাংলা

West Bengal

NIBS Helpline (Kolkata)
Provides mental health support and counselling services to individuals.
Call: +91 98364 01234 (or) +91 033 2286 5603
Monday – Friday: 6 pm to 10 pm
Languages: English, Hindi

Shushrusha Counseling, Guidance and Training Institute (Islampur)
Provides 24/7 professional emotional support to those experiencing distress.
Call: +91 9422627571 (or) +91 8275038382
Languages: Marathi, Hindi