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AASRA (stylized: आसRa) is a Mumbai-based mental health NGO which is noted for operating a 24-hour Helpline to cater to suicidal and emotionally distressed individuals.[2][3] The service is an offshoot of Befrienders Worldwide and Samaritans, whose India chapter was established in 1960.

AASRA
MottoHelping people in despair
Founded13 September 1998 (1998-09-13)
FocusMental Health, Telephone Counselling
Location
  • Mumbai, India
OriginsBefrienders Worldwide; Samaritans
Key people
Johnson Thomas (Director)[1]
WebsiteOfficial Website

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Fernandez, Fiona (12 January 2010). "How to be a shiny, happy person". Mid-Day. Retrieved 3 February 2019.
  2. ^ http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/cbse-board-exams-helplines-open-till-april-16/1/172254.html
  3. ^ http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2011-12-31/mumbai/30576180_1_feeling-blues-drink

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