Suicide Call Back Service

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

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Mental Health 

10 tips to help make positive habits stick

Creating positive habits can be as challenging as breaking the bad ones. Here are ten tips to help you make those positive habits stick.

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Feeling Suicidal 

Helping yourself when overwhelmed and suicidal

Having suicidal thoughts can be a response to feeling overwhelmed, as if your life is out of your control and that it will never get better. Read on for a list of things some people have found helpful when feeling overwhelmed.

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Mental Health 

Symptoms and causes of anxiety

Anxiety is more than a passing feeling of being worried or nervous when you have an important or stressful event coming up. When anxiety is long term and doesn’t go away after a stressful event, it can start to affect your everyday life. Here we look at the anxiety symptoms and causes of anxiety.

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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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    Stigma around suicide

    While attention and support for mental health and mental illness continue to grow, the stigma around suicide continues.

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    Talking about suicide

    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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    How to build a strong support network

    When it comes to our mental health and wellbeing, studies have shown that having a good support network with strong relationships you can count on, is vital. A support network refers to those people in your life that are there for you when you need them and can help you to achieve your goals. Read our tips on how to create a strong support network.

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    Talking about suicide

    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.

    Read more

    How to build a strong support network

    When it comes to our mental health and wellbeing, studies have shown that having a good support network with strong relationships you can count on, is vital. A support network refers to those people in your life that are there for you when you need them and can help you to achieve your goals. Read our tips on how to create a strong support network.

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    Information for Health Professionals

    Understand how our counselling services work, how to refer a client and access support materials for clients at risk.

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