Crisis Support and Suicide Prevention


If you or someone you love is struggling, please contact your GP or one of the below 24/7 National Support Services:


National 24/7 Support Services


Online Support Services:

  • Beyond Blue: online forums, access this here
  • SANE: online forums, access this here
  • Black Dog: phone support, access this here
  • Embrace, Multicultural Mental Health Support, access this here
  • Headspace: community spaces, access this here
  • Mens Line Australia: online counselling or phone support, access this here
  • QLife: free LGBTI peer support, access this here



  • Lifeline has produced a podcasts – “Holding on the Hope” – speaking with people who have come through the darkness of suicidality, sharing the connection that gave them hope to continue living.  “Each participant shares their story with the aim of helping those who are struggling and those who may be supporting them”.
  • Free Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS): free interpreting service for people who do not speak English is available for 13 11 14
    • To access this service please:
      • Call TIS on 131 450 and ask to talk to Lifeline on 13 11 14 in the language required.
      • TIS will call 13 11 14 on behalf of the caller.
  • National Relay Service (NRS): If you are deaf, or have a hearing impairment or speech impairment, contact us through the National Relay Service:
    • TTY (teletypewriter) users phone 133 677 then ask for 13 11 14
    • Speak and Listen users phone 1300 555 727 then ask for 13 11 14
    • Internet relay users connect to the NRS then ask for 13 11 14