Suicide and Self Harm Counselling

Dealing with anything to do with suicide or related feelings and thoughts can be extremely upsetting and stressful. If you are yourself feeling suicidal or having thoughts about suicide, if you find yourself making plans to take your own life it is VERY IMPORTANT to let someone know how you are feeling and thinking. There are many options available to find appropriate help in dealing with such distressing thoughts and feelings. 

National counselling services

Suicide Call Back Service

  • 1300 659 467 Professional call back service referral line
  • operates seven days a week

Lifeline 

  • 13 11 14
  • Trained counsellors available 24 hours a day

Kids Help Line

  • 1800 55 1800
  • 24 hour professional phone and online counselling service 
  • For anyone 25 years or younger

The Salvation Army Hope Line

  • 1300 467 354
  • 24 hour phone counselling and bereavement support
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Mensline Australia

  • 1300 789 978
  • 24 hour professional phone counselling and referral service for men

Veterans Line

  • 1800 011 046
  • After hour counselling
  • For veterans and their family

SANE Helpline

  • 1800 18 SANE (1800 18 7263)
  • Information and advice Monday to Friday 9 am to 5 pm EST

Beyond-blue

  • 1300 22 4636

Other useful websites

  • (crisis support and information)
  •  - offers a free ethics counselling service.
  • (for those who know someone who has committed suicide)