SAMARITANS OF SINGAPORE (SOS)
- As the only suicide prevention centre in Singapore, Samaritans of Singapore provide 24-hour confidential emotional support to people who have difficulty coping during a crisis, who are thinking of suicide or affected by suicide. With the aim to be an available lifeline to anyone in crisis, SOS adopts a holistic approach by focusing on prevention, intervention and post-intervention.
- Other than the 24-hour hotline, there are other initiatives by provided by SOS. Some examples include professional specialised face-to-face counselling that focuses on crisis intervention and suicide prevention, Local Outreach to Suicide Survivors (LOSS) which the only local outreach programme providing emotional support to people affected by the suicide death of someone close, and also Healing Bridge which is a suicide bereavement support group co-facilitated by professional staff trained in grief work and experienced survivors.
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