The mental health resources provided here as means of support can in no way replace the help of a professional, which is why we try to assist you in finding a therapist as the first item on this page. For more information, please refer to our disclaimer.
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Find A Therapist In Switzerland
Psychology Today provides an excellent service helping you find a therapist in your area (not all countries are available)
143 – Dargebotene Hand: Crisis Helpline (German, French, Italian)
147 – ProJuventute: 24-hour helpline for youth (German, French, Italian)
Check out wup, the app ProJuventute launched to keep children and teenagers safe online. The article provides all the infos you need as well as download links for Apple’s App Store and Google’s Playstore.
0848 800 858 – Pro Mente Sana: Offers free consultation for psychosocial and legal questions for people with mental illnesses, and their families.
0800 20800 20007 – Helpline of the Department For Forced Marriages (German, French, Italian)
+41 79 466 53 30 – Alcoholics Anonymous (English, Geneva Area)
+41 32 511 6967 – Alcoholics Anonymous (English, Zurich Area)
0848 848 885 – Alcoholics Anonymous (German)
0848-848-846 – Alcoholics Anonymous (French, Italian)
+44 8457 90 90 90 – Samaritans Crisis Line: When calling from Switzerland, please ignore initial message about their free helpline number, as it doesn’t work outside the UK. Stay on the line to get connected to a human. Please note that this call will be charged as a regular call to the UK.
Free UK Number: 116 123
Mental Health Network Switzerland (NPG): An association of more than 350 organizations, institutions, and enterprises who get involved with mental health in Switzerland; it serves as a national initiative, for the promotion of mental health and the reduction of mental health problems and their effects, as well as for suicide prevention, in Switzerland. English Info Site
feel-ok.ch: Online-based prevention program for youth covering a wide range of topics from addictions, over LGBTQ+ support, to suicidal thoughts and prejudice.
EchoSOS – Pocket Lifesaver App: Allows you to call local emergency services all around the world based on your current GPS Location, which will also directly be sent to the emergency service you selected in order to help them locate and assist you as quickly as possible.
Child Help Line International: A collective impact organization with 167 members from 140 countries and territories around the world coordinating information, viewpoints, knowledge and data to help and support child protection systems globally, regionally and nationally, and to help their members advocate for the rights of children and amplify their voices.
Together For Girls: This wonderful organization is dedicated to ending sexual violence against children.