Suicide Call Back Service

Suicide Call Back Service is a nationwide service providing 24/7 telephone and online counselling to people affected by suicide.

Support and resources
Feeling Suicidal 

Helping yourself when feeling overwhelmed

Having suicidal thoughts can be a response to feeling overwhelmed, as if your life is out of your control; that it will never get better. The following is a list of things that other people have found helpful when feeling overwhelmed.

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Feeling Suicidal 

Talking about suicide with someone

Talking about suicide to someone and sharing your suicidal feelings can be very difficult. You might feel that it is easier to keep it to yourself rather than taking the risk of telling someone. However, if you choose the right person, someone you trust, then talking with them about how you are feeling can help.

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Feeling Suicidal 

How to break negative thought loops

We all worry; it’s a normal part of being human. But what happens when you can’t get a worry out of your head? When it spirals out of control and leads to other worries that are even bigger and more concerning? We call this a negative thought loop. How do you know when you’re in a negative thought loop, and how do you get out of it?

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How can we help you?

Need to talk to someone?

Suicide Call Back Service 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 659 467

Online Chat & Video Counselling

Suicide Call Back Service 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.

How to 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.

Suicide Call Back Service has advice on what to do if you are with a person at risk, if the person at risk has called you, or you need the poisons information hotline.

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