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.
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
World Suicide Prevention Day - Stigma around suicide
While attention and support for mental health and mental illness continue to grow, and positive steps are being taken, the stigma around suicide continues.Read article
What is depression?
Depression is an intense feeling of sadness that lasts for a long time, sometimes weeks, months or years. 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?Read article
What are the symptoms of anxiety and what can cause anxiety?
Everyone is different. Anxiety has a combination of emotional and physical symptoms, but this list highlights some of the most common anxiety symptoms.Read article
What is mindfulness?
Mindfulness in its most basic form is to be fully present, aware of where you are and what you are doing. It is paying attention to the present moment and not reacting or getting overwhelmed by what’s going on around you. Read on and understand how to practice mindfulness.Read article
What can cause depression?
We may all feel sad or in a down mood at some time in our life, but when you have depression, these feelings last for a long time and can be quite intense. There usually isn’t one single event or factor that can cause depression, but rather a combination of several factors. Here we look at six of these factors that can lead to depression.Read article
Benefits of sleep and why sleep is good for your mental health
We may not think about sleep too much, but we know that it is beneficial in some way. We often feel ‘out of sorts’ after a bad night’s sleep but are ready to take on anything after a good night’s sleep. So what are the benefits of sleep for our mental health and why is sleep so important?Read article