Project – COVID-19 Helplines

Avoidable Deaths Network

July 2020 to Ongoing – COVID-19 Helplines for Mental Health & Psychosocial Support in India

The aim of this project is to identify existing helpline services in India that provide psychosocial support to the general public during the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent restricted social interactions. Moreover, it also aims at disseminating the comprehensive report via different agencies to make it more available to the general public. This is a collaborative research project between Avoidable Deaths Network (ADN) and Doers in collaboration with NIIS group of Institutions, Odisha.


14 August 2020 – Project Helpline team had their second Zoom meeting.

16 July 2020 – Review of sources began.

15 July 2020 – Project Helpline team had their first Zoom meeting.