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Kirkens SOS


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About Kirkens SOS

Kirkens SOS is dedicated to providing 24/7, free, compassionate and confidential support over phone and online chat. We exist to help everyone in Norway who may be experiencing emotional distress related to abuse & domestic violence, anxiety, bullying, Dementia & Alzheimer's, depression, eating & body image, family issues, gambling, gender & sexual identity, grief & loss, loneliness, parenting, pregnancy & abortion, relationships, school or work issues, self-harm, sexual abuse, stress, substance use, suicide, supporting a friend or family member, physical illness, trauma & PTSD.

People call us for many different mental health, crisis and behavioral health reasons. Regardless of what you are experiencing, we can support you. Talking with us is free. 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 of our trained volunteers who will listen to you with empathy and understanding, and work together with you to find a meaningful way foward. They are experienced in knowing how to help people who have challenges like what you are going through. Regardless of your age, gender, ethnicity or religious beliefs, we will listen in a supportive and non-judgmental capacity. We are ready to support you 24/7, whether it's the middle of the day or the middle of the night.

Where is Kirkens SOS available?

Available nationwide in Norway

Who does Kirkens SOS support?

All topics and everyone

What languages does Kirkens SOS support?


Accessibility notes

Chatten er åpen 18:30-22:30 mandag og tirsdag. Onsdag 07.00-01:30. Torsdag og fredag: 18:30-01:30. Lørdag og søndag: 14:30-01.30. Web chat is available Monday and Tuesday 18.30-22.30 Wednesday : 07:00-01:30 . Thursday and Friday: 18:30-01:30. Saturday and Sunday : 14:30-01:30

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