Are you thinking of suicide?

You are not alone. Thoughts of suicide occur for a range of reasons. Help is available.

Talking to someone is a good start, even though it may seem difficult.

Approach someone you trust or call one of the confidential helpline numbers listed on this page. Tell someone today if you are thinking about suicide. 

It can be very difficult to know what to do and how to cope, but help is available.

Start by taking one or all of these steps below:

  • Contact Lifeline – 13 11 14 (available 24/7) Free confidential support or chat to a Crisis Supporter online at lifeline.org.au every night.
  • Talk to someone you trust – you don’t have to go through this alone.  Tell them how you feel, and that you are thinking of suicide.  Ask them for help to keep you safe.
  • Get help and support to stay alive – contact a helpline, your GP, a hospital emergency department, your teacher or anyone you trust to keep you safe.
  • If your life is in danger – call 000 right now

WA First Nations specific suicide crisis line
1800 370 747

Lifeline
13 11 14

Suicide call back service
1300 659 467

If you are thinking of doing something, you are in immediate danger, you can ask for help.

Like a medical emergency, a mental health crisis should be treated the same.

Get help, get to a hospital or call 000 right now.

Factsheets

Download “Factsheet: What does it mean to be suicidal?” Factsheet_ps_what-does-it-mean-to-be-suicidal.pdf – Downloaded 54 times – 489 KB

Download “Factsheet: I tried to end my life” Factsheet_i-tried-to-end-my-life.pdf – Downloaded 47 times – 447 KB