Suicide prevention is the reason that Lifeline's 24-hour telephone crisis support service was developed more than 40 years ago. For those with thoughts of suicide, it is vital to find caring support.
Suicide Alertness for Everyone (SafeTALK)
Is a 3 hour presentation where you will learn how to become alert to the signs of suicide and how to offer help that could make the difference between life and death.
This is offered as a service to the community at a minimal cost.
Crisis Numbers - 24 hours
The following services are available 24 hours.
For emergencies, call 000.
- 13 11 14 - Lifeline
- 02 9331 2000 - Salvo Crisis Line (for suicide prevention)
- 1300 302 980 - Northern Sydney Mental Health
- 000 - Emergency police/ambulance
Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury can help in the following ways:
See also Lifeline Australia's suicide prevention pages for Australia-wide information.
Other suicide related help can be found through:
- Your local GP
- Local counselling and psychological services
(check the Yellow Pages or search our Service Finder database).
And the following Australian groups:
We support people in need, in many ways.
Our services include:
- 24hr Telephone Crisis Support
- Face-to-Face counselling
- Suicide prevention programs
- Emergency relief
- Community Aid
- Support Line
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"Lifeline offers a supportive and unique environment to gain and utilise the skills we are taught. The training is second to none and the people are amazing ."
Testimonial from Phone crisis supporter (Jan 2007)