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The helpline numbers are listed for referral purposes only, and Stilt Ng does not make any recommendations or guarantees regarding the quality of response and medical advice you might receive from any of the helplines. Thus, we disclaim all liability for damages of any kind arising out of calls made to these helpline numbers.

  • National Emergency Hotline – 112

Description: The 112 number serves to provide a national number to Nigerians who are in need of health-related emergencies or need access to Emergency Response Agencies (ERAs) in life-threatening situations.

Cost: Toll-free, 24/7

Specification: All forms of emergency situations such as road accidents, fire outbreaks, burglary, medical emergencies, etc.


Cost: Toll-free, 24/7

Specification: All forms of emergency interventions


Description: The Commission serves as an extra-judicial mechanism for the respect and enjoyment of human rights. It also provides avenues for public enlightenment, research, and dialogue in order to raise awareness on Human Rights issues.

Cost: Toll free

Specification: Human Rights Violations


  • Lagos Suicide Hotlines, by the Lagos State Government08058820777, 09030000741

Cost: Toll-free, 24/7

Specification: Suicide intervention


  • Suicide Research and Prevention Initiative (SURPIN) 09080217555 (9mobile), 09034400009 (MTN), 08142241007 (Hausa), 08000787746 (toll free)

Description: SURPIN is the most structured and comprehensive national suicide prevention organization in Nigeria, established for the purpose of suicide prevention through research, promotion of mental well-being, crisis intervention, health education, and early treatment of depression and drug abuse.

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Cost: Toll free

Specification: Suicide interventions

Description:  The vision of the NDLEA is to become the most proactive and leading Drug Law Enforcement Agency in Africa and one of the best in the world. They have launched the NDLEA Call Centre which is manned by a team of licensed and credible clinical psychologists, counsellors, support workers and mental health professionals who provide the needed support for recovery from substance abuse.

Cost: Toll free, 24/7

Specification: Support for substance abuse is available in English, Pidgin, Hausa, Yoruba and Igbo languages.                               


Description: She Writes Woman is creating a Nigeria where people with mental health conditions fully realize their fundamental human rights on an equal basis and where people that interact with mental health services are treated with dignity and liberty. Through services and programming, they create better lives for Nigerians by improving the way they think, feel and behave.

Location: Abuja, Nigeria

Cost implications: Toll free, 24/7

Specification: Mental health

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Description: The Nigeria Suicide Prevention (NSP) is the leading national not-for-profit organization exclusively dedicated to understanding and preventing suicide through research, education, and advocacy. NSP’s mission is to save lives and bring hope to those affected by suicidal thoughts, raise awareness of mental issues with a view to preventing suicides.

Cost: Toll-free, 24/7

Specification: Suicide interventions

Description:  Mentally Aware Nigeria Initiative (MANI) is Nigeria’s largest youth-run and youth-focused mental health organization. MANI is a community of young people who champion the fight against mental health-related stigma and create an environment that makes it possible for people to seek care for their mental health without fear of discrimination. MANI is also the largest provider of crisis support services in Nigeria, with direct support given to over 40,000 persons in 4 years of setting up the service, 80% of which are between the ages of 10 and 25.

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Cost implications: Toll free, 24/7

Specification: Mental health

Number:                      112

Description: The Sunshine Series is driven by a mission to create social change and improve access for all, irrespective of class, gender or socio-economic status.

Location: Abuja, Nigeria

Cost: Toll free (available for FCT residents), 24/7

Specification: Mental health