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Helpful Information and Resources - South Africa

South African Depression and Anxiety Group (SADAG) - General

24Hour Helpline - 0800 456 789
Suicide Crisis Helpline - 0800 567 567

Africa's largest mental health support and advocacy group

South African Depression and Anxiety Group (SADAG) - Substance Abuse

24Hour Helpline - 080 012 1314

Helpline run through SADAG to increase access to help, support, and appropriate treatment for substance users


24Hour Helpline - 086 132 2322

24-Hour telephonic service which provides counselling for psychological and social stresses, and trauma

Childline South Africa

24Hour Helpline - 080 005 5555

24-Hour telephonic counselling for children and adults to talk about concerns for themselves or a child you know in an emergency situation

Government Gender-Based Violence Command Centre

24Hour Helpline - 080 042 8428

The Department of Social Development's 24-hour telephonic counselling helpline for all GBV related problems

Family and Marriage Association of South Africa (FAMSA)

Helpline - 011 975 7106/7

Counselling, education, and training for South Africans who want help with relationship issues 

National AIDS Helpline and HIV South Africa

HIVSA Helpline - 011 494 1900
AIDS Helpline - 0800 012 322

National Department of Health and HIV South Africa helplines to support those who have been diagnosed with HIV/AIDS and their families

Dr Reddy's Helpline

24Hour Helpline - 0800 21 22 23

Emotional support to people in South Africa who are in distress or at a risk of suicide

Adcock Ingram Depression and Anxiety Helpline

24Hour Helpline - 0800 70 80 90

Emotional support to people in South Africa who are in distress or at risk of suicide

Tears Foundation

24Hour SMS Helpline - *134*7355#
Helpline - 010 590 5920

Nationwide assistance to anyone who is a victim of rape and sexual abuse in South Africa

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