Who to call for emergency mental health

In a crisis or emergency

If you, or someone you know is experiencing a crisis or is in danger, please contact someone from the numbers below for emergency mental health support and assistance.

AA emergency rescue

Ambulance & Fire department

SADAG Mental Health (24 hours)

LifeLine counselling (24 hours)

Destiny Helpline for Youth & Students

South African Police Services

SADAG suicide crisis or emergency (24 hours)

Akeso Psychiatric Response Unit

Alone, we can do so little; together, we can do so much.

—Helen Keller