RESOURCES

Helplines

Belle, the Beyond the Label Helpbot https://www.messenger.com/t/beyondthelabelsg Assistance to helplines, mental health services, and list of resources and programmes for the community.
Samaritans of Singapore (SOS) 24-hour Helpline: 1800-221-444 SOS 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: 6389-2222 A mental health crisis hotline supported by 24 hour medical help at Emergency Services located in 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.

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CHAT (Community Health Assessment Team) https://www.chat.mentalhealth.sg/ CHAT is a national outreach and mental health check programme under the Institute of Mental Health (IMH) for youth mental health.
Samaritans of Singapore (SOS) https://www.sos.org.sg/ It provides face-to-face specialist counselling and email befriending services for persons in distress or affected by suicide.
Caregivers Alliance Limited (CAL) https://www.cal.org.sg/ CAL supports and empowers caregivers to cope better, through training and support services.
Beyond the Label Movement https://www.ncss.gov.sg/Our-Initiatives/Beyond-The-Label An 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.
NCSS Mental Health Resource Directory https://www.ncss.gov.sg/Press-Room/Publications/Detail-Page?id=Mental-Health-Resource-Directory NCSS has compiled a list of available programmes, contacts and addresses of services to support persons with mental health issues.
NCSS Mental Health Toolkit for Employers https://www.ncss.gov.sg/Press-Room/Publications/Detail-Page?id=Mental-Health-Toolkit-for-Employers An employer’s guide to hiring and supporting persons with mental health conditions in the workplace.
NCSS Removing Barriers – Interacting with Persons with Mental Health Issues https://www.ncss.gov.sg/Press-Room/Publications/Detail-Page?id=Interacting-with-Persons-with-Mental-Health-Issues This 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.