Depression is not always obvious and there can be many signs something is wrong. If you’re worried about your friend, here are some things to look out for.More
Suicide Call Back Service provides phone and online counselling for anyone who is worried about someone. Supporting someone who is thinking about suicide can be a stressful situation. You may even feel guilty that you are not doing enough. These are all natural responses. You don’t have to face the situation alone.
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.
A person who is thinking about suicide will usually give some clues or suicide signs to those around them that indicate they are distressed. These are often referred to as suicide warning signs. Suicide prevention starts with recognising these suicide warning signs and taking them seriously.More
When looking after someone who is experiencing significant emotional turmoil, it can be easy to overlook your own needs. Make your own health and wellbeing a priority, even if only to ensure that you can continue to provide the best of care for them.More
It’s not just about raising awareness of the problem itself — it’s about raising awareness of what issues contribute to Australia’s high suicide rate.More
Sometimes we notice right away if a friend is struggling or is overwhelmed by a situation. Other times it may be less obvious, but if we know the warning signs to look out for, we can reach out to help them get the support they need. Read on to understand the warning signs that your friend may need help.More
While attention and support for mental health and mental illness continue to grow, the stigma around suicide continues.More
Realising that someone you care about may be thinking about suicide can come as a shock. It can be hard to understand why they feel this way and what has led up to this point. If you are worried, you should speak up and talk to your family member or friend about their feelings.More
Self-care enables you to function in your life while meeting the multiple challenges of the world with energy and confidence.More
World Suicide Prevention Day is about taking the time to notice your what’s happening with your family, friends and workmates.More