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SuicideLine Victoria provides phone and online counselling for anyone who is struggling with situations in their life, from feeling low or stressed to the more complex issues of suicidal thoughts and grief arising from suicide. Feeling suicidal is itself a painful experience, but it is not something you have to bear alone. Reaching out for help is an important step towards getting the help you need to keep yourself safe.

SuicideLine Victoria has a number of resources available that can help you through this difficult time. If it is an emergency call 000.

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Thinking about ending my life

Thinking about suicide, and feeling overwhelmed by circumstances in your life can lead to feelings of powerlessness and hopelessness. You may be feeling painfully alone right now, but it is important for you to know that other people have thought about ending their lives too. There is help available.

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Help when feeling overwhelmed and suicidal

Feeling overwhelmed and thinking about suicide can sometimes be triggered as a response to feeling you have no control over your life, or that things will never improve. You may feel terribly alone at the moment, but it is important to know that other people have been in similar situations and had similar feelings to those you’re having now. Help is available.

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How to get help for financial stress and mental health

Although many people worry about money, financial stress is when the worry becomes all-consuming. Some situations that might cause financial distress include losing your job, being unable to get stable income and not being able to pay your bills. If you’re stressed about your finances, you’re not alone. Studies suggest that money is the top stressor in many peoples’ lives and may be a key reason for arguments and breakdowns in relationships.

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Feeling stressed out and how to get help

You know what stress is. But what is it about stress that actually causes us to act out and behave differently?

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Overcoming failure

We never set out to fail. We set out with the hopes and dreams of being successful in whatever it is we do. Sometimes we’re successful, and sometimes we’re not, but accepting failure as part of everyday life can help. Let’s take a look at three strategies that can help you overcome failure.

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Self-care for suicide affected

If someone you know has shared their thoughts of suicide with you, you want to support them, but at the same time, you may be feeling overwhelmed and anxious. It’s important to take the time to also look after your own wellbeing and self-care.

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Signs you are struggling to cope

Struggling to cope? Feeling overwhelmed? Learn about the warning signs and get simple stress relievers to feel better.

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