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Should I Call The Lifeline?

People do not have to be suicidal to call the Lifeline. –Reasons to call can include: substance abuse, economic worries, relationships, sexual identity, getting over abuse, depression or loneliness.

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One Nation One Number

One National Number For Easy Access, which can connect people in crisis to help at any time, anywhere in India, and can be remembered and shared easily. The "Hello! Lifeline" aims to create a true National Network of independently operated local crisis centers, combining custom local care, language and resources with national standards and best practices which can provide free and confidential support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24/7 across the Nation. Lifeline's national backup centers will answer calls when local centers are unable to answer.

Know more about The Lifeline

Anyone could be struggling with suicide. Find more specific resources below.

What Happens When You Call The Lifeline?

First, you’ll hear a message telling you that you’ve reached the National Suicide Prevention Helpline.

We’ll play you a little hold music while we connect you.

A skilled, trained crisis worker who works at the Lifeline network crisis center closest to you will answer the phone.

This person will listen to you, understand how your problem is affecting you, provide support, and share any resources that may be helpful.

Remember, your call is confidential and free.

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