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SOS (Samaritans of Singapore) is the only suicide prevention centre in Singapore. It is a secular non-profit organisation which provides 24-hour confidential emotional support to people who have difficulty coping during a crisis, who are thinking of suicide or affected by suicide.

A crisis can hit anyone at any time. The sense of hopelessness and despair at the height of a crisis can cause people to contemplate suicide as a way to escape their emotional pain.

However, people can and do recover from this difficult period, especially when there is strong support from the people around them. Some people may also need professional support to help them through a crisis.

If YOU are in some form of crisis or feeling suicidal, then contact someone and let them know about it.

If someone you know is going through a hard time, do know that you are already helping just by being there for the person! Find out more about helping someone in crisis.

News Flash

Showing your support for SOS just got easier with Giving.sg

1 December 2015

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Giving.sg is Singapore’s latest one-stop online portal for empowering all of us on our Giving Journey by allowing you to donate to SOS.

All you have to do is create an account on Giving.sg and you’re ready to go.

There are no payable fees for donors and from now till 31 March 2016, the government will contribute $1 to SOS for every $1 you donate!

Donate to World Suicide Prevention Day 2016 efforts here, or to the SOS Local Outreach to Suicide Survivors programme here!

Embark on your Giving Journey today!


Event update - International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day 2015

24 November 2015

In conjunction with International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day, SOS organised a gathering for local suicide survivors (family and friends who have lost loved ones through suicide) on 21 November 2015.

48 survivors attended the event, the highest number so far for a gathering of survivors in SOS.

Survivors mingled over lunch, after which they watched a video screening of Family Journeys: Healing and Hope after a Suicide. This video was produced by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention to commemorate the date this year. A sharing session facilitated by trained SOS professionals followed and for the first time, a young person stepped forward to share her experiences. Many survivors stayed on after the event was over to continue to seek support from, and support, one another.

SOS sincerely thanks all attendees for making the event a successful and meaningful afternoon for all. 

To watch Family Journeys Hope and Healing After A Suicide, visit www.survivorday.org.

If you are seeking emotional support, wish to find out more about our services for suicide survivors, or would like to refer someone who you know is affected by the suicide death of a loved one, call the SOS 24 hour hotline at 1800-221 4444 (manned by trained volunteers) or write to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (Email befriending service).

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