Worried about someone
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.
How to raise awareness - World Suicide Prevention Day
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.Read article
How can I tell if a friend is struggling?
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.Read article
How do you talk to someone who is suicidal?
Talking to someone who is thinking about suicide may not be easy, but what you say and how you listen can make a significant difference to their wellbeing.Read article
Stigma around suicide
While attention and support for mental health and mental illness continue to grow, the stigma around suicide continues.Read article
Worried someone is suicidal - how to start the conversation
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.Read article
Supporting work colleagues
Take the time to support your work colleagues. They may be struggling, becoming withdrawn and not coping with their workload. If they are going through a tough time, there are a few things you can do to support them.Read article
Suicide - A national health problem
Australia’s 2018 suicide statistics showed a shocking 9 per cent increase in the number of people who took their own lives. What can you do to help reverse these figures?Read article
When someone is experiencing domestic violence
Domestic violence is when one person in a relationship hurts the other person. The violence and abuse can be physical, verbal, sexual, social, economic, spiritual and psychological. Understand what the signs of domestic violence are.Read article
How can you help to reduce the suicide rate
Suicide is a leading cause of death among Australians. What can you do to help?Read article
How to have a conversation about mental health
You’ve decided to talk to a friend or family member about their mental health, but you’re nervous, not sure where to start or what will happen. To help you, we’ve compiled some tips.Read article
Taking care of yourself, when taking care of others
Self-care enables you to function in your life while meeting the multiple challenges of the world with energy and confidence.Read article
Take a minute, change a life - World suicide prevention day
World Suicide Prevention Day is about taking the time to notice your what’s happening with your family, friends and workmates.Read article