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Discovering hope & connection

Lifeline connects you to people in the community who can relate to how you’re feeling. We offer a safe space to connect with others.

Stories of hope

Erik's story of holding on to hope through a difficult childhood, a life changing accident and the stresses of being an elite athlete, father and partner.
Rachael Stevens was 17 years old when she attempted to take her own life. She was found by a friend who took her to hospital. It was on the way, almost too late, that she first thought the decision she’d made might have been the wrong one.
Chris's story of holding on to hope after surviving three major bushfires including Victoria’s Black Saturday and the PTSD it caused.

Connect and share your story

Thousands of Australians use discussion forums to support each other and share their experiences. The Lifeline forums are hosted by SANE Australia and moderated 24/7. 

Read and connect with other Australians experiencing tough times and everyday ups and downs. Find support from an active community of peers.

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Supporting our Communities

While suicide can affect any of us, a range of factors can make it harder for people in some communities to seek and access support.

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