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Help hotline for violence against men

Violence hurts.
Men too.

Get advice and help here

Telephone advice

Monday to Thursday 
08:00 - 20:00 
08:00 - 15:00

Instant text chat

Monday to Thursday 
12:00 - 15:00 
17:00 - 19:00

Mail advice

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Many men experience violence. Suffer violence. In childhood, on the street, in institutions or even in partnerships. That's why we exist, the violence against men helpline. So if you have suffered violence in any form, get in touch with us! If you don't want to be one of those who "deal with everything themselves" (any more) and remain alone with what has happened to them, then get in touch with us!

free of charge

Violence against men

6 out of 10

Men become victims of violent crime in their lifetime

1 of 20

Men experience sexualized violence within a partnership

< 1 of 10

Men have contact with the police after suffering partner violence

Violence has many faces

We at the violence against men helpline have a broad definition of violence: it is not important to us to what extent what you have suffered is criminally relevant or not. What matters is that you are suffering from the violation of boundaries that you have experienced and therefore need support. Therefore, do not hesitate to contact us if you have experienced any form of boundary violation that does not allow you to rest - regardless of what happened and when it happened! Advice and support is available for the following forms of violence:

I took a long time to pluck up the courage to get help. Today, I'm very glad that I did it.

Maxim, 37 years

Will my request be treated confidentially?

Yes, your request will be treated confidentially: You do not have to give us your name or place of residence over the phone if you do not wish to do so. Registration is required for data-secure e-mail advice, but this can be done anonymously. You do not have to register for chat counseling.

As far as the violence you have experienced is concerned, you alone decide what you want to say about it. You may want to talk calmly about what happened to you, or you may just need specific information. Either is fine.