SuicideLine Victoria

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

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Concerned about someone 

Supporting someone after a suicide attempt

Discovering that someone you care about has tried to end their life can be a devastating experience. They will need supporting. Know what to say to someone who has attempted suicide.

Mental Health 

What is depression?

If you are depressed, it can start to interfere with your personal and work life, your wellbeing and physical health. Here we ask, what is depression, and what are the symptoms?

Mental Health 

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

Anxiety is when that feeling of worry does not go away and is long term. Find out more about the symptoms of anxiety and what can cause anxiety.

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

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Call 1300 651 251

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.

Access online counselling

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

Positive self-talk

Self-talk is your inner voice that runs throughout the day. It can help you process experiences, make decisions, ask questions, and influence how you feel. Understand how positive self-talk can help to improve your day and wellbeing.

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Positive self-talk

Self-talk is your inner voice that runs throughout the day. It can help you process experiences, make decisions, ask questions, and influence how you feel. Understand how positive self-talk can help to improve your day and wellbeing.

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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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SuicideLine Victoria would like to acknowledge and pay respect to the past, present and future Traditional Custodians and Elders of this nation and the continuation of cultural, spiritual and educational practices and continuing connection to Lands, Waters and Communities of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples. Sovereignty has never been ceded. It always was and always will be, Aboriginal land.