AmkA.Info Online – Guide to information, advisory centres, services

Mental health issues


Do you or anyone you know need help in a difficult period of life?

Here you will find information on the following:

Do you need professional help in a crisis?

The AmkA's online portal provides information in several languages about mental health and life counselling services.

The Evangelisches Zentrum für Beratung und Therapie am Weißen Stein provides counselling on the following:

  • Family, children, young people
  • Relationships and life questions
  • Brief therapy and help for people who urgently need therapeutic counselling
  • Social counselling for migrants
  • Counselling and therapy for refugees

You can get the information you need at:

The Psychosoziales Zentrum des Internationalen Familienzentrums e. V. (International Family Centre) provides help in many different languages:

  • Psychosocial contact and counselling centre
  • Day and community centre
  • Assisted living
  • Outpatient psychosocial services

You can get the information you need at:

The Psychosocial Counselling Centre at the Zentrum für Psychotherapie der Goethe Universität counsels refugees in Arabic, German, English and Farsi:

You can use the crisis and life counselling services provided at the Haus der Volksarbeit (counselling, family and education centre) if you are going through a personal crisis or have other problems:

If you are feeling suicidal, contact the Frankfurter Netzwerk für Suizidprävention (FRANS, Frankfurt Network for Suicide Prevention):

Do you need help coping with trauma?

The Institut für Traumabearbeitung provides therapy for people recovering from traumas. For:

The association Frankfurter Arbeitskreis Trauma und Exil e. V. (FATRA) offers:

Are you looking for counselling services?


  • Telephone counselling provided by the Diakonie 24-hour service:
  • You can ring the Nummer gegen Kummer helpline for support with any worries or problems you may have. Calls are free of charge.
    - For children and young people: 116 111
    - For parents: 0800 111 0550.

Are you looking for help with addiction problems?

Addiction advice centres provide counselling and help with alcohol, drug and gambling addiction problems. They also advise the families of people with addiction problems.

The SoberGuides also help with addiction problems. These are volunteer companions who have had experience with addiction themselves:

Just ask us! Advice centre AmkA.Info

If you have any more questions: AmkA.Info can give you more help.

Phone: 069 – 21 24 15 15

Or write an e-mail:

We speak German and English.

Self-help groups

There are many self-help groups in Frankfurt. Ask for more information about the right group at the Selbsthilfekontaktstelle (self-help contact point):

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