Australian Suicide Prevention Foundation

A National Health Promotion Charity

Emergency Services


13 11 14
24/7 telephone crisis support; web chat 8pm–4am.

Kids Helpline
1800 551 800
24/7 telephone support for young people up to 25; web chat times vary from state to state.

Suicide Call Back Service
1300 659 467
24/7 telephone and online counselling and support, including up to 6 free sessions with the same counsellor.

Youth Beyondblue
1300 224 636
24/7 telephone support for young people up to 25; web chat 3pm–midnight.

1300 78 99 78
Telephone and online support, information and referral for men dealing with relationship problems; offers a free call-back service 9am–11pm; and free 30-minute online text and video counselling sessions.

1800 650 890
Telephone and online counselling 9am–1am, 7 days.

The Samaritans
13 52 47
24/7 telephone counselling and support.


Blue Knot Helpline

For adults survivors of trauma and abuse.

1300 657 380

National Sexual Assault, Domestic and Family Violence Counselling Service.

1800 737 732

SANE Australia

For information, guidance, and referrals to manage mental health concerns.

1800 187 263


Your GP or psychiatrist

The Crisis Assessment Team (CAT) or Acute Treatment (AT) team at your local public hospital

*Important Disclaimer: Our texts are approved by those who themselves had suicidal thoughts, and by medical and other mental health professionals. This site is medical information only, and is not to be taken as diagnosis, advice or treatment, which can only be decided by your own doctor or mental health professional.


Australian Suicide
Prevention Foundation

For over 20 years we’ve provided Australia-wide suicide prevention to every and any vulnerable Australian, whether they be in metropolitan, rural or isolated areas.


By donating to or otherwise assisting (a programme from you are helping hundreds of thousands of people who have or will have suicidal ideas.

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