Experiences of displacement and torture often have a profound impact on those affected.
In the worst cases, they lead to post-traumatic stress disorders. Children and teenagers can be affected as much as adults.
We provide support that is free, confidential and anonymous – all over Switzerland
Victim support is available in the event of: threats, family violence, domestic violence, bodily harm, human trafficking, robbery, sexual abuse, sexual assault, stalking, homicide, rape, traffic accident, forced marriage and other situations.
Are you looking for your family?
The Tracing Service of the Swiss Red Cross helps to restore family contacts
Numerous borders are closed and many people are in quarantine or hospital. Some have unfortunately also died as a result of the virus. Who informs their relatives? With its worldwi…
Psychisch erkrankte Menschen – Angehörige und das soziale Umfeld
Der Film «Zwischen Bangen und Hoffen» gibt psychisch erkrankten Menschen und deren Angehörigen ein Gesicht und eine Stimme. Er zeigt, was es heisst, mit einer psychischen Erkrankung zu leben. Sensibilisieren, aufklären, Empathie schaffen – das ist das Anli…
Ideas for Kids, Youth and Families
Play sets for children or young people, each in a German/English and French/English version.
Leben mit einem psychisch erkrankten Elternteil
Lange Zeit waren Kinder und Jugendliche mit einem psychisch erkrankten Elternteil die vergessenen Angehörigen. In Fachkreisen setzt sich allmählich die Erkenntnis durch, dass sie möglichst früh Zugang zu adäquater Unterstützung in Form von Beratung, Beglei…
Domestic abuse is not a private matter.
Domestic violence is not a private matter. If you notice that violence is being done to you in your neighbourhood, in your circle of acquaintances or friends, or perhaps even to yourself, there are possibilities for action.
A video in the following languag…
We advise and support you.
Do you experience violence yourself? Are you desperate? Do you not know whom you can turn to?
We all have the right to a life free of violence. There are ways of protecting yourself against violence.
A counselling flyer in the following languages: __Germa…
ALCOHOL | TOBACCO | CANNABIS | PRESCRIPTION MEDICATION | GAMBLING | DRUGS
Some people claim that alcohol, cannabis or other drugs helps them:
- Feel better
- Forget about their problems
- Integrate within a group of friends
- Pass time
- Fall asleep
These substances may give you the impression that your problems have gone away f…
Video in 11 languages on mental health
What makes you feel good? Here you can find some simple suggestions for everyday life.
In addition to the video: "What makes you feel good?" (Leporello en 11 langues)
Explainer video for refugees
The video explains why medications can also harm, must be prescribed by a doctor, should not be given to children and where those affected can get help.