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Lifeline Australia

Lifeline is Australia’s leading suicide prevention organisation. Built on the belief that no one should have to face their darkest moments alone, Lifeline is committed to empowering Australians to be suicide-safe through connection, compassion, and hope.

Vision and mission

Lifeline’s vision is an Australia free of suicide.

How Lifeline can help

Whether you’re experiencing a personal crisis, contemplating suicide, need someone to listen or are concerned about someone you care about, Lifeline exists to help all Australians – anywhere, anytime. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, Lifeline provides one-to-one crisis support via phone (13 11 14), text, and online chat services as well as mental health information and resources via the digital self-led Support Toolkit.

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Last reviewed: July 2024

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What is domestic and family violence?

Domestic and family violence (DFV) is used to describe any type of abusive behaviour in any relationship that’s manipulative, threatening or violent.

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Importance of relationships

Connection is vital for our mental health and wellbeing. Learn about the importance of healthy relationships and knowing when there’s a problem.

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What is trauma?

Trauma is an emotional response to extremely distressing experiences, which overwhelm our ability to cope. Learn about types of trauma and how common it is.

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What is self-harm?

Self-harm is hurting yourself on purpose, usually because you're going through a tough time emotionally. Learn more about self-harm and types of self-harm.

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What is depression?

Learn what depression is, who it affects, what it can feel like, and where to find support.

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What is grief?

Grief is the term used to describe what we feel and how we respond to the loss of someone close to us. Learn more about grief and how to cope with it.

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Real Experiences - Young people | Lifeline Australia | 13 11 14

“To be honest, I didn't know how to bring it up in person. So I sent him a message and asked him what was going on cause he wasn't himself and I was starting to get really worried about him. He started, you know, not really talking to anyone or hanging out with our normal friendship group and not being himself in class. So yeah, I felt something was up and sure enough, it was.” Ashleigh speaks about the importance of reaching out in Lifeline's Holding on to Hope podcast – Oliver’s story

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Real Experiences - LGBTQIA+ | Lifeline Australia | 13 11 14

Individuals come from and identify with diverse genders, sexes and bodies.

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What is loneliness?

Learn about the basics of loneliness, who it affects and when it's a problem.

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What is substance misuse?

People use substances for a range of different reasons, but sometimes it might be to escape negative feelings or memories. Here's when it can become a problem.

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