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1926 - National Mental Health Helpline



About 1926 - National Mental Health Helpline

1926 - National Mental Health Helpline is dedicated to providing 24/7, free and confidential support by phone and text message (SMS). We are here to help everyone in Sri Lanka who may be struggling or looking for support with anxiety, depression, grief & loss, loneliness, self-harm, stress, suicide, supporting a friend or family member, trauma & PTSD.

We're committed to suicide prevention, so if you are having thoughts of suicide or thinking about killing yourself, we are here to listen and support you.

When you reach out to us you will talk with one our friendly and supportive counselors who will collaborate with you to find solutions while giving you an empathetic and compassionate ear. They have expertise and understanding in how to help people going through difficulties similar to what you are. Anyone may call and get support. We help everyone, regardless of age, gender, religious views, or nationality. We are ready to support you 24/7, whether it's the middle of the day or the middle of the night.

Where is 1926 - National Mental Health Helpline available?

Available nationwide in Sri Lanka

Who does 1926 - National Mental Health Helpline support?


What languages does 1926 - National Mental Health Helpline support?

English, Sinhala, and Tamil

Accessibility notes

SMS service available 08.00-16.00.

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