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Suicide Prevention Ballarat: FAQ

Where can I go for help?

Firstly, remember, you are not alone and help is available. There are a wide range of services you can access to help you through troubled times. You can contact us for more information or go straight to our help is available partners, who are:

  • Lifeline – 13 11 14
  • Mensline Australia Line – 1300 789978
  • Kids Help Line – 1800 55 1800
  • Suicide Call Back Service – 1300 659467.

I would like to support the Ballarat and District Suicide Prevention Network. How can I do this?

Our motto is ‘working together to reduce the impact of suicide in our community’. As such, we offer a number of ways in which you can help us.

You can donate funds to help support our initiatives. Refer to the Donate page for more information.

You can join the Network as a member if you would like to guide and support our many activities. Membership is free and you can find more information on our Membership page.

You can also participate in the annual Ballarat Suicide Awareness Walk.

Can you tell me more about the annual Suicide Awareness Walk?

The annual Out Of The Shadows Suicide Prevention Walk has been held each year since 2011. This year’s event, which was held in September, was the largest ever.

Go to the Ballarat Suicide Awareness Walk page for more details about the 2014 event.

What areas do you support?

The Ballarat and District Suicide Prevention Network supports everyone in the Ballarat region, including:

  • Buninyong
  • Ballan
  • Daylesford
  • Beaufort
  • Gordon
  • Meredith
  • Elaine.