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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

Some of us wonder why your schooldays are said to be the happiest days of your life. Many find them a struggle – including Isabella who experienced all the usual teenage angsts along with family issues and mental health concerns.
Lachie Samuel explains what life was like as a former FIFO mining worker, flying in and out of some of the most remote, desolate places in Australia. Places where male suicide and mental health issues are rife and how he went on to turn pain into purpose.
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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