SuicideLine Victoria is a free 24/7 telephone, video and online counselling service offering professional support to people at risk of suicide, people concerned about someone else’s risk of suicide, and people bereaved by suicide.

Get immediate help now by selecting one of our counselling services below.

Why use phone and online counselling?

With its less confronting approach, many people find phone and online counselling a helpful alternative to face-to-face counselling. Our qualified counsellors specialise in working with suicide-related issues, and will assist you in working through difficult emotions.

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Advice and support for anyone affected by suicide

Read our helpful resources including how to talk about suicide, recognising suicide warning signs and how to support children bereaved by suicide. We also have resources for health professionals looking for information on estimating the risk of suicide and how to complete a risk assessment.

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What to do in an emergency

Read our advice for what you can do if you are with the person at risk, or if the person at risk has called you. If someone’s life is in danger or there is an immediate risk of harm, call emergency services on 000.

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