Suicide Call Back Service 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.
Suicide Call Back Service has a number of resources available that can help you through this difficult time. If it is an emergency call 000.
Helping yourself when feeling overwhelmed and suicidal
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.Read article
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 article
Making a safety plan
A suicide safety plan can help to keep you safe when you are low or feeling suicidal. Your safety plan will remind you of reasons to live and connect you with the people and services who can help during the tough times, giving you some perspective when you’re feeling low.Read article
After a suicide attempt
If you have made an attempt to end your life, you may have mixed feelings about what you have been through. It is important to remember that while all these feelings are probably very intense at the moment, they will pass and a return to the normal pattern of living is possible.Read article
Help for suicide emergency - Crisis assessment and treatment teams
Made up of psychiatric nurses, social workers psychiatrists and psychologists, Crisis assessment and treatment teams (CATT) are based at your nearest local major hospital, and provide help during mental health emergencies.Read article