SuicideLine Victoria

SuicideLine Victoria is a 24/7 telehealth service that offers free professional phone and online counselling for people living in Victoria.

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Mental Health 

Taking care of yourself at work

Achieving a meaningful work-life balance is important for our mental health. Without clear boundaries and healthy habits, work-related stress can take a big toll on our wellbeing. So how can we reduce the risk and set ourselves up for success?

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Concerned about someone 

Recognising suicide warning signs

Someone who is thinking about suicide may give some clues to those around them that show they are distressed. If you recognise some of the suicide warning signs, please take them seriously so that the person can get the support they need.

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Mental Health 

Sleep and why it is important for your mental health

Your mental health, physical health, quality of life and safety is reliant on you getting enough sleep. During sleep, your body works to support healthy brain function and maintain your physical wellbeing. Sleep is just as important as a healthy diet and exercise.

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Free counselling and support for people at risk of suicide and anyone experiencing mental health issues

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Need to talk to someone?

SuicideLine Victoria offers free professional 24/7 telephone counselling support to people at risk of suicide, concerned about someone at risk, bereaved by suicide and people experiencing emotional or mental health issues.

Call 1300 651 251

Online Chat & Video Counselling

SuicideLine Victoria offers free professional 24/7 online counselling support to people at risk of suicide, concerned about someone at risk, bereaved by suicide and people experiencing emotional or mental health issues.

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What to do in an emergency

If someone’s life is in danger or there is an immediate risk of harm, call emergency services on 000.

SuicideLine Victoria has advice on what to do if you are with the person at risk, if the person at risk has called you or you need the poisons information hotline.

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Why use phone and online counselling?

With its less confronting approach, many people find phone and online counselling a helpful alternative to face-to-face counselling. Our qualified counsellors specialise in working with suicide-related issues, and will assist you in working through difficult emotions. We offer both single and multi-session counselling services to eligible clients.

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Latest from SuicideLine Victoria

What is PTSD?

Learn about what PTSD is as well as the signs, symptoms and situations that may cause this condition.

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What are the symptoms of anxiety and what can cause anxiety?

Many of us feel anxious when we have a stressful event or situation coming up, and we are worried about it. This feeling is temporary and usually goes away after the event or situation has ended. Anxiety is when that feeling of anxiousness does not go away and is long term. Find out more about the symptoms of anxiety and what can cause anxiety.

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Information for Health Professionals

Understand how our counselling services work, how to refer a client and access support materials for clients at risk.

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