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Description

SuicideLine is a confidential 24-hour crisis support line available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Youcan call SuicideLine if you or someone you know is at risk of suicide, or if you have been affected bysuicide. SuicideLine gives you access to telephone and online counselling.

Services provided

  • Telephone helpline
  • Crisis support
  • Suicide prevention
  • Telephone counselling
  • Online counselling
  • Health services information
  • Health service referral

Eligibility

Anyone in Victoria.

How to access

Call 1300 651 251.

Visit the SuicideLine website.

The National Relay Service (NRS) is available to help callers with a hearing or speech impairment. For:

The Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS National) is available (24 hours, 7 days) for callers who speak other languages. Call 131 450.

Costs

Cost of a local call from anywhere in Victoria.

Calls from mobile phones may be charged at a higher rate.

Website

SuicideLine

Tip

You can ask for help and support if events or experiences in your life are making you feel distressed or overwhelmed. If your life is in immediate danger, call triple zero (000).

Important

  • Call SuicideLine if you are experiencing a personal crisis and finding it difficult to cope.
  • You can discuss any topic that is causing you distress and the qualified counsellors, psychologists and social workers will not criticise or judge you.
  • The trained counsellors can give you confidential counselling, support and information.
  • Call SuicideLine if you are concerned about someone and think that their safety is at risk.