Follow these steps when you’re worried about your safety or the safety of someone else, or need immediate support.
If you need immediate help or your life is in danger call 000.
If you are in crisis or having difficulty coping contact the services below. They are all available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week:
Suicide Call Back Service
Ph: 1300 659 467
Ph: 1300 22 46 36
Ph: 13 11 14
Or click here to access Lifeline’s online crisis support chat. Available 7pm-midnight, 7 days a week.
If you’re in a crisis or having difficulty coping during business hours call a GP to arrange an appointment for that day.
If there is a friend or family member who you could contact for help and support, get in touch with them.
OTHER RESOURCES AND IDEAS
When you’re feeling overwhelmed it can be difficult to remember all of the steps you can take to keep yourself safe, so having a written plan can be useful. Click here to create your own coping kit.
Take a look at our blog “What to do When you Feel Swamped by Your Emotions” by clicking here.
Click here for our free mindfulness, breathing and relaxation exercises.