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As the only state-based telephone service in Australia dedicated to suicide prevention, SuicideLine provides vital support for thousands of Victorians each year.

SuicideLine is a 24/7 telephone counselling service offering professional support to people at risk of suicide, people concerned about someone else’s risk of suicide, and people bereaved by suicide.

SuicideLine answers thousands of calls each year from people in Victoria affected by suicide. Around 80% of calls are from people at risk of suicide themselves. SuicideLine ensures these people are kept safe and supported during their time of need.


Free professional, anonymous support, 24 hours a day, seven days a week across Victoria

  • Call 1300 651 251 (24 hours a day)
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  • Last reviewed: October 2019

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    Feeling suicidal, having suicidal thoughts? Free counselling help in Victoria

    Feeling suicidal? Having suicidal thoughts and don’t know where to turn, we can help. We provide free online & telephone counselling 24/7. Get help.

    Read more on SuicideLine website

    Supporting children bereaved by suicide | SuicideLine

    The following information has been designed to provide guidance and practical advice for supporting a child bereaved by suicide.

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    Recognising suicide warning signs | SuicideLine

    Someone who is thinking about suicide will usually give some clues or signs to those around them that show they are troubled.

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    Self-help for self-harm | SuicideLine

    If you have been thinking about hurting yourself or engaging in self-harming behaviour, you are not the only person to have felt this way.

    Read more on SuicideLine website

    Accessing support after a suicide | SuicideLine

    A range of support services available for those bereaved by suicide.

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    Self-help for suicidal feelings | SuicideLine

    Some examples of things that you may find helpful when youre feeling distressed or overwhelmed and thinking about hurting or killing yourself.

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    Have you been bereaved by suicide? | SuicideLine

    Bereavement after a suicide can often be very complicated. In addition to grief, people bereaved by suicide can experience shock, guilt, anger and social isolation.

    Read more on SuicideLine website

    How to make a suicide safety plan | SuicideLine

    A suicide safety plan can play a vital role in keeping you safe when you're feeling distressed or suicidal.

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    Assessing support for clients at risk | SuicideLine

    When dealing with a suicidal client, it is important to complete a risk assessment to determine the level of suicidal intent, plans and availability of means.

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    Recovering from a suicide attempt | SuicideLine

    Following a suicide attempt, you may have conflicting feelings about your experience. It may be helpful to remember that while all these feelings are probably very intense for you right now, they will pass and a return to normal life is possible.

    Read more on SuicideLine website

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