REFERRALS FOR BROS

MENTAL HEALTH EMERGENCY CONTACTS

GERMANY

No male-specific mental health services available.

The mental health support services are not comprehensive, and do not have any identified specifically for men. Please note that in case of illness or suspected depression, talking to a doctor or psychologist is essential. Basically, your family doctor is the first point of contact for the diagnosis and treatment of depression. In emergencies , eg urgent and specific suicidal thoughts, please contact the nearest psychiatric clinic or the emergency doctor at 112. 

MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT

EMERGENCY  (24 hours 7 days a week)

Tel: 112

Germany Suicide Hotline: 08001810771

 

TelefonSeelsorge

Tel: 800 111 0 111 / 0800 111 0 222

TelefonSeelsorge is a nationwide organisation with about 7,500 fully trained volunteers with a wide range of life and work skills on hand 24/7 to provide advice and support. 

Pfalzklinikum

Adult psychiatry (urgent cases day and night): 06349 900-2020

Clinic for Psychiatry, Psychosomatics and Psychotherapy:

Kaiserslautern: 0631 5349-0

Rockenhausen: 06361 4595-0

The Pfalzklinikum as a service provider for mental health. We treat and support people of all age groups in the case of illnesses, disorders, crises, disabilities and impairments as well as their consequences for those affected, relatives and society

Berlin Crisis Service

The Berlin Crisis Service provides fast and professional assistance for issues including psychosocial crises and acute mental and psychiatric emergencies. Our advice is free of charge and available 365 days a year around the clock. People in need of assistance can be helped personally, by phone, and in extreme situations on site at nine Berlin locations without an appointment. The consultation can also be carried out anonymously upon request.

 

You can receive advise by telephone or in person, arrange for additional meetings or learn about other forms of assistance (for emergencies: home visits, physicians on standby service) at these locations. Our nine locations are available to you daily from 16:00 to 24:00. You can reach us for advice by telephone or personally without an appointment. If there is an emergency, we can also come to you, with a doctor if necessary. You can reach the national emergency service at night from 24:00 to 08:00 and on weekends and holidays from 08:00 to16:00. On weekdays from 08:00 to 16:00, you can receive only telephone information, short clarifications or a referral.

Choose your region:

Foundation German Depressionshilfe and the German Alliance against Depression

Depression Infoline: 0800 3344533 (Mon, Tue, Thu: 13:00-17:00; Wed, Fri: 08:30-12:30)

Clinic addresses can be found on our homepage: https://www.deutsche-depressionshilfe.de/depression-infos-und-hilfe/wo-finde-ich-hilfe/klinikadressen Follow the link and type your location in the search box.

In addition, you will find a list of crisis services and advice centers  in your region on our homepage: https://www.deutsche-depressionshilfe.de/depression-infos-und-hilfe/wo-finde-ich-hilfe/krisendienste-und-beratungsstellen. Follow the link and type your location in the search box.

You will also receive support at your place of residence from the Social Psychiatric Service (SpDi), an offer for people with mental illnesses and their relatives. The SpDi offers advice and help for people with mental illness and their relatives. The contact details of the nearest SpDi can be obtained from the health department or via the directory of the Federal Association of the Mentally Ill . As a rule, you will also find the nearest SpDi if you enter into an online search engine "Social Psychiatric Service" and your place of residence.

 

Movember Foundation -  Germany*

Movember is an annual event involving the growing of moustaches during the month of November to raise awareness of men's health issues, particularly prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and men's suicide. The Movember Foundation runs the global Movember charity event, housed at Movember.com. The goal of Movember is to "change the face of men's health." By encouraging men (whom the charity refers to as "Mo Bros") to get involved, Movember aims to increase early cancer detection, diagnosis and effective treatments, and ultimately reduce the number of preventable deaths. Besides annual check-ups, the Movember Foundation encourages men to find ways to take care of our mental health, and to check in with one another in order to reduce the rate of suicide in men. Visit the link to Germany’s Movember page to access vital information on these three key topics affecting men’s health today: https://de.movember.com

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