Suicide Prevention + Postvention
GET HELP NOW
| 13 11 14|
Lifeline Text (6pm-midnight)
|0477 131 114|
NSW Mental Health Line
|1800 011 511|
Suicide Call Back Service
1300 65 94 67
Kids Help Line
|1800 551 800|
Beyond Blue online chat
HAVING A CONVERSATION
Asking how someone is feeling and asking directly about suicide could be the first step to helping them. Steps:
- Ask directly if they’re thinking about suicide
- Listen and stay with them
- Get help. Call Lifeline 13 11 14, or if life is in danger call 000
- Look after yourself. Talk to a friend, family member or Lifeline about your experience
For more tips, visit the R U OK website.
LOCAL SUICIDE PREVENTION + POSTVENTION SUPPORT IN THE SINGLETON LGA
Telephone: 13 11 14
Text Line: 0477 13 11 14
Short-term support for people who are feeling overwhelmed or having difficulty coping or staying safe. Confidential one-to-one support with a trained Lifeline telephone crisis supporter.
Community and Federal and State Government
Who can use the service?
Referral + Assessment
Self-referral. No formal referral required
Seeking Support (Intake)
Phone, text or visit website
What to expect (Initial Contact)
No waiting period
Other service areas
Phone, text and online
- Lifeline AfterCare - Supporting you after a suicide attempt.
If you have attempted suicide, Lifeline’s AfterCare service is designed to increase access and engagement with care to help manage suicidal thoughts and prevent repetition of suicidal behaviour or self-harm. This service has been designed for adults for immediate support following a suicide attempt, or survivors of a past suicide attempt. The AfterCare service is currently supporting communities in three regions – Singleton, Tamworth and Forster.
T 1300 152 854
- Lifeline Hunter - Mental Health & Suicide Prevention.
T 1300 852 154