If a life is in imminent danger - call emergency services 000
Are you thinking about Suicide ?
If you are, please get help. You are not alone. Phone 13 11 14 (Lifeline 24/7)
If you are reading this, then part of you is looking for help and ways to cope with whatever is going on in your life There are people who care and help is always available.
Suicidal thoughts can be overwhelming, scary and it can be difficult to know what to do, how to cope or where to get help.
You are not alone - Call Lifeline 13 11 14 there is someone to help you 24/7, you do not have to go through this by yourself
Talk to someone you trust - tell them you are thinking about suicide and ask them to help keep you safe.
No matter how low or hopeless your situation feels, your life is precious and there is someone always available to help you stay alive. Talk to Lifeline or one of the other crisis support services on our contacts page or seek out help from your GP, a counsellor or health professional.
Life can be painful and overwhelming at times. Some people think about suicide but don’t act on it, while others feel very hopeless and alone and believe that nobody can help them or understand what they are going through.
There are a myriad of things that can drive a person to the point of suicide such as relationship breakdown, family problems, sexual, physical or emotional abuse, anxiety, depression, social acceptance, school, work or financial problems. All of these can seem overwhelming or without a solution.
If you know someone who seems to be on the point of suicide or is making threats to take their own life, please do not ignore the issue. It needs to be taken seriously and you need to find them effective help.
Ask them directly if they are thinking about suicide. Most people who reach this point want to talk about it and want someone to stop them and keep them safe.
Let them talk it through - you just need to be there to listen and show that someone cares and they are not alone.
For someone experiencing immediate suicidal thoughts, their safety is the number one priority. Don’t leave them alone and try to remove obvious means of suicide like weapons, medications, drugs, alcohol, sharp knives and razors and take away their vehicle keys.
Call Lifeline 13 11 14 for assistance. Someone there will be able to help guide you on what to do. If they are out of control and actively attempting suicide, call 000 emergency services immediately.