Out of the Shadows

Join us as we walk to raise awareness for suicide prevention

You can make a difference by participating in Lifeline South Coast’s Out of the Shadows walk for suicide prevention, held to coincide with World Suicide Prevention Day, September 10 every year.

Join us this year as we go virtual and walk to raise awareness, remember the lives of loved ones lost and unite in a commitment to combat the stigma around suicide.

Where: You choose. This could be a walk along the beach, to the lighthouse or even around the block.

When: Thursday, 10 September at 5:30am

An opening reflection with be shared on our Facebook page on the day.

Lifeline South Coast virtual garden

The Lifeline South Coast virtual garden has been created as a place to come together, a place for remembrance and reflection. Unity in knowing you are not alone.

With your help, we hope to have as many flowers planted as possible to send a powerful message of hope and connection to those who are impacted by suicide.

There are four native flowers to pick from which each have a special meaning.

Morning Flag (purple): In memory of
A flower for someone lost to suicide, loved and remembered. A reflection on a life lost to suicide and the pain for those left behind.

Magenta mist (pink): For lived experience
A flower to spare, a story to share. A journey shared. The voice of lived experience can offer hope to others.

Sunny Rambler (yellow): An advocate for mental health & suicide prevention
A flower of support, a promise of connection. In recognition of the role we play in supporting people in crisis and preventing suicide.

Snow flake (white): In support of Australians currently in need of help
A flower of commitment to bring hope and help to people in a dark place. To ensure that all Australians experiencing emotional distress have access to 24 hours crisis support and suicide prevention services.

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For volunteering positions, please visit the volunteer page.

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History & Structure

Established in Wollongong in March 1969, followed by the Nowra branch in 1981, Lifeline is non-denominational, and Volunteer Telephone Crisis Supporters come from a wide range of backgrounds.

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Governance

Please find inside links to Lifeline South Coast annual reports and other organisational information. For more information, please call the administration office on 02 4228 1311.

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Contact

For 24-hour telephone crisis support, call Lifeline on 13 11 14. If life is in danger, call 000. For general enquiries, phone (02) 4228 1311.

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For 24-hour telephone crisis support, call Lifeline on 13 11 14

If life is in danger, call 000