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Suicide Resources in Australia

There are few in Australia who have not been affected by suicide: suicide is the leading cause of death for men under the age of 44 and women under the age of 34. 

But suicide is preventable, and individuals and organisations across Australia are working to raise awareness and ensure that people at risk of suicide get the help they need.

Are you thinking about suicide?

Get help. Take immediate steps to keep yourself safe.

If you, or someone you are with, is in immediate danger call 000.

Crisis and Counselling Telephone Lines

Lifeline 13 11 14
Crisis support chat

Suicide Call Back Service 1300 659 467
Online counselling

Men's Line 1300 78 99 78
Online counselling

Veterans Line 1800 011 046

Qlife 1800 184 527

Kids Helpline 1800 55 1800
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Are you concerned that someone you know is considering suicide? Are you thinking about suicide? Has someone you know died by suicide or attempted suicide? Here are groups and resources that can help.

Lifeline Crisis Support

Suicide Prevention Australia

Conversations Matter: Resources for discussing suicide

Communities Matter: Suicide prevention for small towns and local communities

Suicide Prevention Australia

How to talk about suicide

‘I’d rather die’: What to do if you’re having suicidal thoughts

How to make a safety plan

10 things to do if you are feeling lonely

SANE Australia

How to help when someone is suicidal

Has someone close to you died by suicide?

Suicide in Australia (Getty Images)

Beyond Blue

What is depression?

Anxiety and depression checklist

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