According to Wikipedia, about 800,000 people die by committing suicide every year, out of which, 135,000 (17%) are Indians.
No wonder India is the world's most depressing country, with limited scope for help and rehabilitation.
Battling your suicidal tendencies is not easy to be honest but you can seek silent help through the following helplines.
1. Roshni Helpline
Roshni helpline is a Hyderabad-based suicide intervention centre. The volunteers are well trained to support someone suffering from any kind of mental illness.
2.Sneha Foundation India
Sneha Foundation India is a 24X7 operational helpline offering unconditional support to people who aren't mentally well.
3. Sumaitri Helpline
Sumaitri will be your help when the world is shut down for you and you can't find anyone offering help nearby. You can call them from 2 PM to 10 PM, Monday to Friday and 10 AM to 10 PM, Saturday-Sunday.
4. The Samaritans Mumbai
Based in Mumbai, Samaritans is one of the most efficient helplines and an organisation showing great empathy for those who are mentally & emotionally stressed.
5. Connecting India
Connecting India is an NGO targeting the youthful men and women who suffer from depression or suicidal tendencies. You can contact them from 12 PM to 8 PM, Monday to Sunday.
Cooj is a Goa-based helpline that has been helping people since 2013. The helpline is operational from 1 PM to 7 PM, Monday to Friday.
7. Vandrevala Foundation
+91 1860-2662-345, 1800-2333-330
Establishing the "Mental Health - India" initiative in 2009, this foundation is one of the key standing arenas helping mentally ill & emotionally distressed people till date.
Parivarthan (transformation in Sanskrit) is a counselling, training and research centre dedicated to promote positive change in an individual.
Saath is an Ahmedabad-based suicide prevention centre supporting for the suicidal and depressed. With 10,000 yearly cases, they are really doing the best they can to prevent suicides in India.
The Mumbai based suicide prevention helpline, iCall, focuses heavily on saving teenage lives. They believe the age of adolescence is a critical transformational phase, which is most vulnerable to committing suicide.
11. Lifeline Foundation
The Kolkata-based suicide prevention centre, Lifeline, provides emotional support to those who are distressed or emotionally unstable.
Though spread across the country, a right conversation over a phone call may save someone's life. Tell us about more such helplines if you know about any.