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Thinking about ending my life

Have you been thinking about suicide? You may be feeling alone right now, but it is important to know that other people have thought about ending their lives too. There is help available. Other people thinking about suicide will have had similar thoughts to your own.

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Recognising suicide warning signs

Someone who is thinking about suicide will usually give some clues away to those around them that show they are troubled. Read on to understand and recognise the suicide warning signs people might give off when they are feeling distraught and overwhelmed.

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Have you been bereaved by suicide?

Bereavement after a suicide can often be very complicated. In addition to grief, people bereaved by suicide can experience shock, guilt, anger and social isolation. Read on for information on understanding the grieving process and your emotions.

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Myths about suicide

To help break the stigma of talking about suicide, SuicideLine Victoria is looking at some of the common suicide myths and facts. We hope this will help you reach out to someone in your life who may be overwhelmed and not coping.

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Positive self-talk

1 March 2018 saw World Compliment Day grow as a worldwide initiative. Originating in the Netherlands, World Compliment Day was created to be ‘the most positive day in the world’, which also means being positive to yourself! Complimenting yourself using self-talk can help you process your day, your experiences and impact your feelings.

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When to take a mental health day

Sometimes we may find ourselves taking our physical health more seriously than our mental health. Here SuicideLine Victoria looks at some signs you may be in need of a mental health day.

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Tips for developing a positive relationship

Healthy happy relationships don’t just happen on their own, they take a lot of work and commitment from both parties. Here are 6 tips to get you started toward a positive relationship.


Recognising the warning signs can be difficult. This guide summarises what to look out for. #mentalhealth #depression

The more parts to our identity we invest in, the less prone to #depression we become. Read how hobbies can help. #mentalhealth

8 lessons about love from philosopher @alaindebotton #philosophy #relationships #mentalhealth

To help break the stigma of talking about suicide, we’re looking at some of the most common #MythsAboutSuicide. What is fact and what is fiction? We hope this article will help you reach out to someone in your life who may not be coping.

Are you worried about someone? Call us on 1300 651 251. #SuicidePrevention #suicideawareness