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Below are a list of helpful supports based in South Africa. In an Emergency, call 10177.

Childline South Africa

Support for children and young people

Website: http://www.childlinesa.org.za/
Hotline: 08000 55 555

Suicide Helplines

Befrienders South Africa
Hotline: 051 444 5691
E-mail Helpline: befriend@iafrica.com

Befrienders Botshabelo
Hotline: + 27 (0) 51 532 1100

Befrienders Setshabelo
Hotline: 051 430 3555

Befrienders Kwa Nobuhle
Hotline: +27 (0) 41 977 3003

Befrienders Mitchell’s Plain
Hotline: +27 (0) 21 371 1481

Befrienders Uitenhage
Hotline: +27 (0) 41 922 0068

Befrienders Umkomaas
Hotline: +27 (0) 39 979 5741

Befrienders Bloemfontein
Hotline: 051 444 5000
E-mail Helpline: befrienders@wsinet.co.za

Lifeline Southern Africa

Hotline: 0861 322 322

The South African Depression and Anxiety Group (SADAG)

Mental Health support and advocacy group

Website: http://www.sadag.org/
Hotline: 0800 12 13 14
For suicidal emergency: 0800 567 567
SMS: 31393

Alcoholics Anonymous

Fellowship of people helping each other to recover from alcoholism. Provide local support, please see website to find the closest support for you.

Email: http://www.aasouthafrica.org.za/
Phone: 0861 435 722

Gamblers Anonymous

Fellowship of people helping each other to recover from gambling addiction. Provide local support, please see website to find the closest support for you.

Website: https://gasouthafrica.wordpress.com/
Gauteng Hotline: 060 624 7140 or 071 377 2746
Kzn Hotline: 031 209 6359
W. Cape Hotline: 084 400 5844

Narcotics Anonymous

Fellowship of people helping each other to recover from drug addiction. Provide local support, please see website to find the closest support for you.

Website: http://www.na.org.za/
Information line: 083 900 69 62
Regional emails see here: http://www.na.org.za/helpline/

Triangle

Help and support for LGBTI people, their partners and families.

Website: triangle.org.za
Helpline: (021) 712 6699 (1pm-9pm)

Anorexics and Bulimics Anonymous

Fellowship of people helping each other to recover from anorexia and bulimia. Provide local support, please see website to find the closest support for you.

Website: http://aba12steps.org

Overeaters Anonymous

Fellowship of people helping each other to recover from compulsive overeating. Provide local support, please see website to find the closest support for you.

Website: http://www.overeatersanonymous.org.za

Stop Gender Violence

Helpline for those affected by gender based violence.

Website: http://lifelinesa.co.za/stop-gender-violence/
Helpline: 0800 150 150

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