Description

SuicideLine is a confidential 24-hour crisis support line available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can call SuicideLine if you or someone you know is at risk of suicide, or if you have been affected by suicide. 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 is available to assist hearing or speech impaired callers. For:

  • TTY users: phone 133 677, then ask for 1300 651 251
  • Speak and listen users (speech-to-speech relay): phone 1300 555 727, then ask for 1300 651 251
  • Internet relay users: connect to the National Relay Service, then ask for 1300 651 251.
The Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS) is available, 24 hours 7 days a week, to callers who are not confident in English. Call 131 450.

Hours

24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Costs

Cost of a local call from anywhere in Victoria.

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

Website

SuicideLine