Community health centre

A Checkpoint is a health centre for gay and other men who have sex with men (MSM). The Checkpoints Vaud and Zürich also counsel transgender people and their partners.

Psychiatric emergencies

Telephone Helpline

143 – The Helping Hand

The Helping Hand is a telephone helpline for people who need help. Under the number 143 oder over the internet you will always find an open ear; someone without prejudice and with whom you can talk about everything that is bothering you. Totally confidential and anonymous.

Telephone numbers in case of psychiatric emergencies

Zürich

  • Doctors and emergency psychiatry, Zürich: +41 44 421 21 21
  • Crisis intervention; stationary and outpatient (KIZ): +41 44 296 73 10

Basle

  • Crisis intervention unit at the University hospital: +41 61 265 25 25

Bern

  • Psychiatric emergency for people over 16 : +41 31 632 88 11

St. Gallen

  • Crisis intervention: +41 71 914 44 44

Vaud

  • Emergency services, Vaud : 0848 133 133

Jura

  • Psychological-medical centre for children (Delémont): 032 420 51 80
  • Psychological-medical centre for children (Porrentruy): 032 467 36 20
  • Psychological-medical centre for adults (Delémont): 032 420 51 60
  • Psychological-medical centre for adults (Porrentruy): 032 467 36 00

Neuchâtel

  • CNP-Centre, emergency psychiatric centre (CUP), Pourtalès Hospital (Neuchâtel): 032 755 15 15.

Bern

  • Psychiatric services, Jura bernois (Bellelay): 032 484 72 72

Fribourg

  • Fribourg network of mental health, Hospital care centre (Marsens): 026 305 77 77

Geneva

  • Admittance and psychiatric unit HUG (Geneva): 022 372 38 62

Wallis

  • Psychiatric institutions, Valais Romand (IPVR ; Monthey, Martigny, Sion and Sierre): 0800 012 210