Lifeline is an anonymous and confidential 24-hour crisis support line. You can call Lifeline to discuss all types of personal difficulties, including thoughts of suicide, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Lifelineprovides immediate support by phone, via online chat or face to face.
- Telephone helpline
- Crisis support
- Suicide prevention
- Telephone counselling
- Online counselling
- Health services information
- Health service referral
Available throughout Australia to all residents or visitors
How to access
Contact Lifeline for immediate assistance
- TTY users, call, then ask for 1300 664 786
- Speak and Listen users, call then ask for 1300 664 786
- Internet relay users, connect to the , then ask for 1300 664 786.
If you would prefer to discuss your health or treatment in a language other than English, an interpreter can be arranged for you at no cost.
Interpreter services are also available free of charge for people with a speech or hearing impairment.
- You can ask for help and support if events or experiences in your life are causing you a lot of stress. If your life is in immediate danger, always call triple zero (000).
Call Lifeline if you are experiencing a personal crisis and finding it difficult to cope with your situation.
- You can discuss any topic that is causing you distress and the trained crisis support staff will not criticise or judge you.
- Lifeline’s online chat service offers real-time support to people who are feeling overwhelmed.