Tough times take a toll on our health, and although we are heading towards depleting physical health from being trapped indoors, we should not forget our mental health. Be it stress, anxiety, depression, or anything else, it’s best to talk to professionals and get help. Here is a list of counsellors/psychologists you can contact for COVID 19 mental health support. Most of these services are available for free.

VOLUNTEER FOR A CAUSE 

With 13 counsellors on board, they are providing free sessions for people facing mental health problems because of the current situation. They provide counselling in more than 5 languages.

Counselling medium: Online/ Telephonic 

Contact: 9886444393 / 6366359687 / 6366359688 or Book a slot on the website

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Lucid Mind Counselling 

A counseling service based in UP, they are providing free therapy sessions for people dealing with anxiety due to COVID 19.

Counselling medium: Telephonic

Contact: 8527793225 

Arpan

An organization that focuses on child sexual assault is going beyond and providing free counselling to those in need during this pandemic.

Counselling medium: Chat support on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter and Telephonic (Monday to Friday 9 AM to 5 PM and Saturday and Sunday 9 AM to 1 PM)

Contact: 98190 86444

NIMHANS Psychosocial Support And Mental Health Services Helpline

The National Institute of Mental Health and Neuroscience is doing their bit in fighting the pandemic. They are providing help with any kind of mental health concerns.

Contact: 08046110007

COVID-19 Helpline India

Started by a group of psychology students in collaboration with Mentdoc, a mental health startup, they are providing emotional support to people who are having a difficult time coping up with the pandemic crisis.

Counselling medium: Telephonic

Contact: 7707070002 or covid19helplineindia@gmail.com

Youth For Help

An initiative by Aatman, Nidaan, and in collaboration with India Suicide Prevention Squad, they are providing support in times of crisis.

Counselling medium: Telephonic, Email, Whatsapp

Contact: 83496 08373 or youthforhelpmadhyapradesh@gmail.com

Mpower Minds

The Maharashtra government has tied up with mental health service provider Mpower Minds and has activated a toll-free number to help people cope up during this emergency.

Counselling Medium: Telephonic

Contact: 1800-120-820050 

Indian Association of Clinical Psychologists

The organization has released a list of 180 psychologists and 145 counsellors along with contact information and time slot. This COVID 19 Mental Health Support list will be withdrawn once the pandemic is over. So, if you are feeling blue right now, you can contact them for free.

Get the list here

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