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SOS Estudante offers free, compassionate and confidential support over phone. We support everyone in Portugal who may be...


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Vozes Amigas de Esperança offers free, compassionate and confidential support over phone and online chat. We are here to help...


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Give voice to the child, youth and family, guaranteeing them the right to speak, support and protection. The main...


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Voz de Apoio provides free and confidential support and information by phone. We are here to help everyone in Portugal who may...


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Get support for loneliness from a free hotline in Portugal

Loneliness affects many people for many different reasons. If you have felt lonely for a long time and you notice any of the following symptoms, you can get support from one of 4 free helplines in Portugal.

  • In extreme cases, thoughts of self-harm or suicide.
  • Wanting to connect with others but feeling held back by social anxiety.
  • Feeling disconnected from everyone else.
  • Feeling that nobody "gets" you.
  • Feeling that life is meaningless.
  • Drinking or using substances to cope with negative feelings.
  • Feeling fatigued and low in energy.
  • Increased feelings of stress or anxiety.

Everybody is prone to feeling lonely, even in the company of others. It's especially common to feel lonely when you're not connecting with others in a meaningful way. When you're not connecting with others in a way that meets your social needs, you may feel extremely isolated.

Talking to someone who cares about what you're experiencing can help you feel less alone. Calling a hotline will connect you with someone like this. Helpline volunteers and counselors in Portugal will offer you a listening ear and will work through difficult emotions with you.

If you think you might need support with loneliness, consider contacting a helpline in Portugal for free, confidential help.


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