The Samaritans Suicide Prevention Helpline

Samaritans Mumbai is a Suicide Prevention Helpline service, providing emotional support to those in depression, distress and despair.

It works to raise awareness about mental health and promote mental well-being.

The services are provided over phone; face-to-face, at the address; and over email. 

Samaritans Mumbai is a non-profit organization run purely by volunteers.

All services are free of charge.

Samaritans Mumbai was the First branch of The Samaritans, UK, to be established outside of England. It has formerly been known as Samaritans Bombay and Samaritans Helpline.

Samaritans Mumbai has been actively working in the field of mental health and striving to support those in need of help, since 1968. It is a fully qualified member of Befriender India, under the umbrella of Befrienders Worldwide, and works with its sister organizations in India, and around the world, for this cause.

What you can do

  • Talk to a trained volunteer over phone .We  guarantee complete anonymity and confidentiality between you and Samaritans Mumbai.

The helpline is open 7 days a week, betweem 3pm and 9pm. 

  • Meet a volunteer at the centre and talk face-to-face.

It is recommended that you call the helpline and take an appointment to meet a volunteer.

The centre is open for door calls, 7 days a week, betweem 3pm and 9pm.

Your email communications with us shall remain confidential and anonymous.

  • Professional Unit: 022 3241-0822

If you’d like to seek professional help, we also have a Professional Unit- a Free counselling service.

The PU is open between 10am and 4pm, from Monday to Friday. 

Admission is only by prior appointment.

Helpline No.
022 3247-3267
Talk to a volunteer between 3pm and 9pm, all days of the week.


B-3, Trisandhya Society,
Ground Floor,
Behind Hotel Aroma,
Dadasaheb Phalke Road,
Dadar (E),
Mumbai 400 014
Meet a volunteer at the centre between 3pm and 9pm, all days of the week.

Converse with a volunteer over email.



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