AIDS/HIV Helplines

  1. Population Education Centre, Bangalore University, Bangalore, Phone: 23212548

  2. Asha Foundation, Anand Nagar, Bangalore, Phone: 25480548

  3. Samraksha, 522, Ranka Apts, 4-6 Lalbagh Rd, Bangalore 560 027, Phone: 2223 8297, 2299 3711

  4. AIDS Treatment Centre, Dr. K.S. Satish, Seva Free Clinic, c/o Samraksha, 37 St. John’s Rd, Bangalore 560 005, Phone: 2551 2375

  5. Acupuncture, Sex Therapy & Research Centre, Bangalore, Phone: 2331 7873

  6. Freedom Foundation, Bangalore, Phone: 2544 0135, 2544 3101

NEW, Improved IGDCS online course - work going on: Please await announcement of next batch. The IGDCS online course is open only to candidates NOT residing in Bengaluru.

You can also call or WhatsApp Narayan, 9113209338.

FREE Online Psychological Counselling by Banjara Academy for anyone, anywhere in the world FREE online counselling for the depressed

  • Are you stressed about your child?
  • Is your marriage in trouble?
  • Are you stressed about your education?
  • Do you feel overwhelmed by anxiety and fear?

Just mail your counsellor now, sharing your problems, your worries, your anxieties, your fears. Your counsellor will reply to you, and be there for you until you need her to help you cope and get going.

Leading Banjara Academy's online email counselling team of volunteer-counsellors, I realize it is not an easy task reaching out to a person one has never met, never seen, without the added advantage of gestures, eye contact, a gentle reassuring touch, tone of voice and yet providing empathy, positive strokes, making the person feel heard and understood.

With the aid of only written words, it is quite a task building trust, making people open up and share and helping them cope and feel better. So when in many instances they write back saying thank you and that they feel so much better, the feeling one gets is priceless and incomparable - knowing one has done something right, something good!

Hats off to all the volunteeer-counsellors of Banjara Academy who have been carrying on this work silently, anonymously for the last couple of years. Truly commendable! - Ali Khwaja

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