Mental Health Resources in Busan & South Korea

Here I have added a list of resources which will be regularly updated. With the effort of my friend Azra and the wider Busan community, the wellbeing collective have compiled this ever-growing list of resources to be utilized. Share it as you will, and be well.

You are not alone ♡

** PLEASE COMMENT TO ADD/EDIT INFORMATION**

Online:

7 cups of tea

https://www.7cups.com

Free volunteer based chat counseling, a number of subcategories so you can find exactly what you need, LGBT+ welcoming (you can be linked up to paid professional counseling if you choose)

Better Help:

https://www.betterhelp.com

Email or Skype based counseling with professional counselors. This is a paid service, but you can apply for financial aid based on your income. LGBT+ welcoming.

In Busan:

Dr. Kim Yeongmi has opened her own practice in Hadan, 9th floor between exits 4 & 6. Phone #051 975 7575 (reception speaks no English but the doctor is fluent and kind)

Oreum Clinic: Geumnyeonsan exit 5, next door (to the left) of The Liter Coffee on the 4th floor, across from Tous Les Jours. 

The website is oreumclinic.com (오름 클리닉)

(these options are psychiatrists and can prescribe medication)

In Suyeong:

Dr. Jun Hyung Baek, Psychiatrist

Young Doctor with good command of English.

psybaek@gmail.com

In Seomyeon:

Dr. Yang, Psychiatrist

Speaks English well. Sleep specialist trained in USA who’ll prescribe Meds for anything.

www.healthymindclinic.com

ckyang74@naver.com

051-818-2526

healtymindclinic.mdrline.net

In Centum:

Dr. Mingeol Kim 

USA trained Jungian Psychoanalyst 

Psychiatrist who doesn’t give meds.

ptdoc@hanmail.net

011-874-5784

Think Think Talk

Talk Therapy, Mindfulness and Life Coaching

010 5687 0311 ~ English native, Korean (intermediate level)

SOS: 

Suicide help line Korea: 1577-0199

http://www.suicide.org/…/…/south-korea-suicide-hotlines.html

Love-Line (Sarang – Jonwha) Counselling Centre 

Shingongduk-dong 9-22

Mapo-gu

SEOUL

Hotline: (2) 715 8600

Hotline: (2) 716 8600

Hotline: (2) 717 8600

Hotline: (2) 718 8600

Website: counsel24.com/

24 Hour service

JEJU 

Contact by: – Phone

Hotline: (064) 52 9191 

Choongju 

178-5 Sungnae-dong

Choongju

380-010

JOONGBUK 

Contact by: – Phone

Hotline: (0441) 847-9191 

Chunju 

PO Box 103

Chunju

560-600

CHUNBUK 

Contact by: – Phone

Hotline: (0652) 86-9191 

Inchon 

Insung Bldge, 3rd Floor

988-2 Jooan 6-dong, Nam-Ku

402-206

INCHEON

Hotline: (032) 421 9191 

Puchon 

2nd 105-7 Wonmi-dong, Wonmi-Ku

Puchon

420-110

KYUMGKIDO 

Contact by: – Phone

Hotline: (032) 663-9191 

Pohang 

414-15 Nambin-dong Buk-Ku

Pohang

791-040

KYUNGBUK 

Contact by: – Phone

Hotline: (0562) 72-9191 

Koyang 

Hyungjae Bld 499-2 Sungsa-dong

Duchyang-Ku

Koyang

411-020

Gyeonggido

Contact by: – Phone

Hotline: (0344) 915-9191 

Kimhae 

305-20 Suhsang-dong

Kimhae

621-030

KYUNGNAM 

Contact by: – Phone

Hotline: (0525) 21-9191 

Ulsan 

627-20 Sinjung 1-dong, Nam-Ku

Ulsan

680-011

KYUNGNAM 

Contact by: – Phone

Hotline: (0522) 67-9191 

Pusan 

607-1 Chunpo 4-dong, Pusanjin-Ku

614-044

PUSAN 

Contact by: – Phone

Hotline: (051) 807-9191 

Lifeline National Office 

607-1 Chunpo 4-dong

Pusanjin-Ku

614-044

PUSAN 

Contact by: – Phone

Hotline: (82) 51 804 0896 

West Seoul Saengmyung Eui Chunhwa 

917-1 Mok-dong

Yangchon-Ku

SEOUL 

Contact by: – Phone

Hotline: (81) 2 2649 9232/4 

Seoul 

KPO Box 1259

110-612

SEOUL 

Contact by: – Phone

Hotline: (02) 916-9191 

Daegu 

2014-204 Daemyung 8-dong

Nam-Ku

705-600

TAEGI 

Contact by: – Phone

Hotline: (053) 475-9191 

Taejon 

Kukmin Bank, 4th 1194 Samchon-dong

302-220

TAEJON 

Contact by: – Phone

Hotline: (042) 254-9191

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