Demonstration in Köln mit einem Demoplakat mit DPSG-Lilie

DPSG #StandsWithUkraine

Charlotte Kossler

Trigger warning // war: The following statement is about war. This can be stressful or re-traumatising. You can find help at the end of the statement.

Do you feel emotionally stressed by this depressing situation?

Do you have the feeling that you cannot cope with it and that you need people to talk to? You can contact the telephone helpline in your country. Their trained staff will try to help you cope better with the distressing situation.


Contact Deutsche Telefonseelsorge (German telephone helpline):

0800 / 111 0 111

0800 / 111 0 222

116 123

These numbers only work if you are calling from within Germany. For other international helplines, please visit:

Also make sure that you consciously take time outs from reading and listening to the news. It is okay to take your mind off the news, go about your daily life, have fun as well as enjoy things with other people and laugh. It is important to take care of yourself and your wellbeing.