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Without our volunteers Lifeline Tasmania would not exist!

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Support after suicide

Suicide can impact people in very different ways.  Losing someone to suicide can be overwhelming and confusing and can present a wide range of emotions.

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A Tasmanian lifeline

If you are struggling, feeling alone or fearful for the future you can call A Tasmanian Lifeline on 1800 98 44 34 between 8am and 8pm, 7 days.

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Without our 400 volunteers we could not exist
300 Tasmanians successfully completed Domestic Violence Response Training with us last year
Every year we support nearly 40,000 crisis calls from Tasmanians.

News

  • Out of the Shadows 2021

    Friday 10th September, 2021, marks World Suicide Prevention Day. Lifeline Tasmania annually hosts an Out of the Shadows Walk to bring communities together, recognise the day, reflect on those we have lost, and to bring the conversation about suicide out of the darkness and into the light. Read more

  • Volunteering through COVID-19

    During the coronavirus pandemic more than 200 volunteers are generously giving their time to Lifeline Tasmania. Read more

  • Mental health and wellbeing during the Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak

    We would like to reassure Tasmanians that the Lifeline telephone, text and webchat services will continue as normal throughout the COVID-19 crisis. Read more

Upcoming events

  • MYB – Free Training for Small Business 2021

    Lifeline Tasmania, in partnership with the Tasmanian Government, is offering free training to Tasmanian Small Businesses* until December 2021.  Read more

  • Mental Health First Aid 2021

    Lifeline Tasmania delvers the 2 Day Standard Mental Health First Aid course and half day MHFA Refresher course throughout the State. Read more

  • Trauma Informed Practice Hobart 27-28 October 2021

    This two-day course will help participants understand the impact of trauma across the lifespan and that each individual’s response to trauma is unique. Read more

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    Every dollar we raise supports our suicide prevention services and importantly, the 13 11 14 Crisis Support Line. Every $39 we raise allows us to answer another call and potentially, save another live. With 3,046 Australia's suiciding each year, our work is more important than ever. Donate to Lifeline Tasmania and know that you are making a difference in our community.

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