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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.

Motto Helping people in despair
Founded September 13, 1998 (1998-09-13)
Focus Mental Health, Telephone Counselling
  • Mumbai, India
Origins Befrienders Worldwide; Samaritans
Key people
Johnson Thomas (Director)[1]
Website Official Website


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