N Damotharan Centenary Lifeline – ND Prana was launched on 7th January 2020 with the Vision Life & Living – Every Life Matters
Termed the ND ‘Lifeline’ and not ‘helpline’, to invite focus and attention on life and not merely on helping.
It is an attempt to add value to life through crisis interventions, suicide prevention, and fostering Mental Health.
ND Prana Lifeline,1800-121-203040, is active country-wide between 09.30 am to 6:00 pm. ND Prana provides supportive care, direction and hope to callers.
The calls are attended by experienced and qualified Prana Guides. The Prana Guides are trained by Nitya Gurukula – NG, a People Work Institute having experience and expertise in People Work for nearly 4 decades. The information shared by Callers is kept confidential.
Since its inception, we have received more than 500 over the last 3 years. Prana Calls are received from all over the countryand prana Guides provides first aid counseling in Tamil, English, Kannada, Malayalam and Hindi.
The key issues involved are: Fear of COVID-19, Fear of Exams, Addiction, Financial crisis, Difficulty in decision making, Relationship Issues, Sleep disturbances, Confusion, Loneliness etc.