SOS Amitié provides 24/7, free, compassionate and confidential support over phone and online chat. We are here for everyone in France 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.
We are available to talk with you about any kind of experience relating to mental health, from a mental health crisis through to general wellbeing. Our support is free. As part of our commitment to preventing suicide, we are available to help you if you are considering suicide or harming yourself, or if you are noticing warning signs in a friend or family member
When you contact us you will talk with one of our trained and supportive volunteers who are experienced in how to help people in your situation. They will listen to you, unpack your story and feelings, and work with you to help you through your challenges. Anyone can call and receive free support. We exist to help everyone regardless of age, gender, beliefs or ethnicity. We are always open. You can contact us for free, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
All topics and everyone
English and French
Chat is online from Monday to Sunday 13:00 to 03:00.