If you need non-urgent help, feel free to contact the following organisations to speak to someone. These are located in Singapore and serve those in Singapore only.
Clarity Singapore Limited
Provide confidential emotional support for individuals experiencing stress, anxiety, anger and depression.
Tel: 6757 7990 (Mondays to Fridays from 9am to 6pm and Saturdays from 9am to 4pm)
Manned by trained volunteers from, Mandarin-speaking callers can share their problems in total anonymity and strict confidentiality.
Tel: 1800-353 5800(Mondays to Sundays from 10am to 10pm. Closed on public holidays)
Institute of Mental Health
Manned by qualified counsellors, this helpline is made available to the public who come into contact with individuals who are experiencing any mental health crisis.
Tel: 6389 2222 (24 hours)
Samaritans of Singapore
Manned by trained volunteers, this helpline provides emotional support to people who have difficulty coping during a crisis, who are thinking of suicide or affected by suicide.
Tel: 1800-221 4444 (24 hours)
The Caregivers’ Association of Mental Health
Manned by trained volunteer caregivers from CAMI, this helpline provides information at a caregiver level on issues such as crisis management, social and financial assistance, general information on mental illness and home visits. English and Chinese speaking assistance is available.
Tel: 6782 9371 (24 hours)
Singapore Association of Mental Health
Manned by an experienced group of mental health professionals, this helpline provides information and assistance on mental health matters and psychosocial issues.
Tel: 1800-283 7019 (Mondays to Fridays from 9am to 6pm, except public holidays)
Yuan Yuan Helpline
Manned by a group of trained volunteers, this free telephone counselling service aims to help callers to cope with bereavement, critical illness, or other crises. It also offers service to those who are facing unexpected challenges in their lives or who may just need a listening ear.
Tel: 6741 0078 (Mondays to Fridays from 12pm to 6pm and Saturdays from 1pm to 5pm. Closed on Sundays and Public Holidays)