1410 is the first Help Line which has operated in Cyprus since 1990. It is dialed by people in search for responsible answers on daily life matters, but also on more complex issues such as addictive substances, sexuality issues, eating disorders, etc.

Services offered:

  • raising awareness on various psychosocial and social issues
  • providing information about other bodies, organizations and associations operating in our country
  • giving a referral to other experts and services for further examination and intervention, if necessary
  • counselling, enabling callers to share their concerns, providing advice and encouragement on their next step
  • crisis management

Issues handled:

  • addictive substances
  • family relationships
  • peer relationships
  • family issues
  • school issues: failure/dropout
  • student-teacher relations
  • relations among students
  • school bullying
  • social issues: isolation, anti-social behavior, etc.
  • stress
  • depression
  • grief
  • other issues of concern

The help line Counselors handle all the cases with professionalism and confidentiality, regardless of the callers’ gender, origin, nationality, age or sexual orientation, and they never ask for personal details. The calls are free of charge and the line operates:

  • MONDAY – FRIDAY 10:00-23:00
  • SATURDAY – SUNDAY 15:00-23:00