Support After Suicide

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If you or someone you know is at immediate risk of harm, call 000

If you are experiencing distress or thoughts of suicide, there are services available to contact. This page has information about support lines open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.




If your life is in danger call emergency services on 000 immediately.

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All services in this list are free and available to contact 24/7.  

Note: Some services are not LGBTQIA+ and/or bereavement specific. For the hours of specialist support services, please check out the ‘Support lines’ section.  

Suicide Call Back Service 

Phone: 1300 659 467 | Website: 

Counselling support for people affected by suicide, including people with thoughts of suicide and people bereaved by suicide. Phone, webchat, and video counselling available 


Phone: 13 11 14 | Website:  

24/7 crisis support service. Phone and webchat support available

Beyond Blue

Phone: 1300 224 636 | Website:  

24/7 brief counselling support with a focus on mental health. Phone and webchat counselling available


Phone: 1300 789 978 | Website:  

24/7 counselling support for men. Phone and video counselling available 

13 YARN 

Phone: 13 92 76 | Website:

24/7 peer and crisis support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. 13 YARN is a confidential, non-judgemental service delivered by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander crisis supporters


Phone: 1800 737 732 | Website:  

Crisis and counselling support for people experiencing violence and abuse. Phone and webchat counselling available  

Kids Helpline

Phone: 1800 551 800 | Website:  

24/7 counselling support for people between 5 and 25 years old. Phone and webchat counselling available  

Support Lines 


Phone: 1800 184 527 | Website: | Hours: 3pm-12am (AEST) 

QLIFE is an anonymous, free, national peer-support service for LGBTIQA+ people, their families, friends, and communities. Phone and webchat support available

Thirrili After Suicide Support

Phone: 1800 805 801 | Website: | Hours: 24/7 

Thirrili is an Indigenous suicide postvention service that supports individuals, families, and communities affected by a loss from suicide or other fatal traumatic incidents

Peer Care Warmline 

Phone: 1800 77 7337 | Website: | Hours: Callback service 

Peer Care Connect is a peer support warmline is staffed by Peer Care Companions who have lived experience of suicide including suicide bereavement. They are a call back service, meaning you leave a message, and they will call you back within 48 hours  


Phone: 1300 845 745 | Website: | Hours: 8am – 8pm (AEST), Monday to Friday 

Griefline provides counselling support to people experiencing grief and loss. The helpline operates Monday to Friday from 8am to 8pm, 7 days a week. They have online moderated forums available 24/7

Blue Knot 

Phone: 1300 657 380 | Website: | Hours: 9am-5pm (AEST) 

Blue Knot supports adult survivors of childhood trauma and abuse, their families, friends, and communities. The Blue Knot helpline provides counselling from 9am to 5pm, 7 days a week. They offer a webchat service for information and referrals

For other kinds of support such as support groups, informational resources, and counselling check out our Resources page. 


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Support After Suicide

Support After Suicide is a Victorian based program of Jesuit Social Services that has been supporting people bereaved by suicide for 20 years. To find out more about Support After Suicide, visit our website
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