SuicideLine Victoria provides phone and online counselling for anyone struggling with their mental health including anxiety, depression, feeling low, stressed or having suicidal thoughts.
SuicideLine Victoria has a number of resources available that can help you through this difficult time. If it is an emergency call 000.
Positive self-talk on World Compliment Day
1 March 2018 saw World Compliment Day grow as a worldwide initiative. Originating in the Netherlands, World Compliment Day was created to be ‘the most positive day in the world’, which also means being positive to yourself! Complimenting yourself using self-talk can help you process your day, your experiences and impact your feelings.Read article
Looking after your mental health during covid-19
Stress and anxiety can have a negative impact on your health – both in the short and long term. Learn how to look after your mental health during COVID-19.Read article
Protecting yourself and others online during covid-19
It’s never been more important to stay virtually connected. Yet increased internet usage has seen a rise in cyber bullying, phishing scams, conspiracies and misinformation. Here we look at the current risks of engaging online, as well as ways to help others (particularly young people) combat these and stay safe online.Read article
Myths about schizophrenia
It’s Schizophrenia Awareness Week and there are many misunderstandings about schizophrenia; what it is and how it affects people. SuicideLine Victoria is working to reduce the stigma of schizophrenia by looking at the most common myths and comparing them to the facts.Read article
What is schizophrenia?
Schizophrenia is a mental illness that affects brain function. Specifically, it affects thoughts, behaviour, language, and perception. A person with schizophrenia has an altered perception of reality, meaning they may have trouble distinguishing between what is real and what is not. Read on to understand the symptoms and treatment of schizophrenia.Read article
Mental health week
This Sunday is World Mental Health Day and the start of Mental Health Week in Australia. The theme this year is Do You See What I See? It’s a campaign that challenges some of the stereotypes and perceptions of mental illness.Read article
Is your New Year's resolution still on track?
New Year’s resolutions are fundamentally about changing something in ourselves that we may have struggled with until now. If those changes were easy to make, so many of us wouldn’t be making a special commitment.Read article
World Suicide Prevention Day
Working Together to Prevent Suicide is 2018’s theme for World Suicide Prevention Day, chosen intentionally as it highlights the most essential ingredient for effective global suicide prevention – collaboration.Read article
World Suicide Prevention Day - Take a minute, change a life
World Suicide Prevention Day is about taking the time to notice what’s happening with your family, friends and workmates.Read article
Overcoming the stigma about suicide
Stigma can add a significant burden to people affected by suicide, leading to feelings of shame and rejection. So how can we overcome the stigma about suicide?Read article
World mental health day
World Mental Health Day is on 10 October. Here in Australia, 1 in 5 people are affected by mental illness. Here is some advice from Mental Health Australia on things you can do, to help improve your mental health.Read article
Tips to help you make that change
Making a New Year’s resolution this year? Make sure it is realistic, set short-term goals, be accountable for your actions and understand that failure is part of the process. It is never too late to change!Read article