War is harrowing. Everyone needs support in times of crisis - in the moment help and to begin to prevent longer-term impact.
We’re sharing a number of local resources to help support the mental health and wellbeing of those affected by the current international crisis.
From emergency contacts to confidential support - there is help available.
Lifeline Ukraine runs a free suicide prevention and mental health support helpline.
The service is primarily to provide support for veterans of Ukraine’s Armed Forces, and their family members. But they do not ask any caller about their eligibility to use the service – if you are in need of help, they are here for you.
Phone: 7333 (open 24/7)
Guidance on how to support children during bombing.
Guidance on coping whilst in insecure environments in English, Russian and Ukrainian, as well as a guide for managers supporting staff through traumatic events.
UNHCR offers advice for people in Ukraine or Ukrainians travelling to other countries.
The Red Cross is helping people on the ground and local contact numbers are on their website.
If you are in Ukraine or know someone affected please share and reach out to the support available.