Press release: The Emotional Support Helpline pentruviata.md is launching operations in English.

Press release: The Emotional Support Helpline pentruviata.md is launching operations in English.

Chisinau, February 8, 2022 - The free Emotional Support Helpline pentruviata.md is operating in English now. The service is also provided in Romanian and Russian. The Suicide Prevention Helpline www.pentruviata.md is the first and only service for people in crisis and for those facing realities around suicide in the Republic of Moldova. English-speaking people who need emotional support can access the service by writing to email [email protected] or in the chat on the page www.pentruviata.md The Emotional Support Service in English is provided for the following groups: - expatriates in the Republic of Moldova, - Moldovan diaspora and their families...

OUR RESPONSE TO COVID – 19

During COVID-19 emergency our small volunteer based service extended hours of operation from usual 19.00-21.00, workdays, to 14.00-22.00, all days, and was opened to help more than 100 people during first month of emergency situation in R. Moldova. People are reaching out to us on social media and on the phone, asking for support, consultancy, collegial support, advice and/or seeking a friendly conversations, as the needs are huge. During Pandemic time our average talking time to our visitors increased from 45 minutes to 90 minutes. We also recently launched Facebook group ”Ajutor pe timp de COVID-19”, joined by over 100...