emergency numbers

Quick and competent help is important in mental health crisis situations. All the counseling services listed here are free of charge and anonymous.

All hotlines listed are available around the clock, including weekends and public holidays.

Telephone crisis service for Lower Austria
Telephone: 0800 / 20 20 16 (daily 0 - 24 o'clock)

Telephone counseling Lower Austria
Emergency number: 142 (daily 0 - 24 o'clock)

Emergency Psychological Service Austria
Hotline: +43 699 / 188 55 400 (daily 0 - 24 o'clock)


The ÖH-Helpline has been set up for all students in Austria who suffer from excessive demands or psychological complaints and need help.

Counseling is provided by trained employees of the Association for Outpatient Psychotherapy in Vienna.

The ÖH-Helpline can also arrange a personal counseling session with employees of the Association for Outpatient Psychotherapy.

If you are diagnosed with a severe mental illness or depression as a result of the telephone consultation or during a counseling session, it is also possible to get a therapy place financed by the psychotherapy fund of the Austrian Students's Union (ÖH)

ÖH-Helpline: + 43 / 1 / 585 33 33 

Counseling hours: Monday - Friday from  9 a.m. - 6 p.m.


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