Read here to learn more about the possible symptoms and signs connected with risk for suicide, and how we can help on 1813.

The following scenario is fictive, but realistic.


One year ago, after the death of his wife, a man in his early sixties took early retirement. Now he calls helpline 1813 because he has lost the will to live and is feeling lonely and depressed.

This is how we help​

The nurse advises the man to contact the Competence Centre for Suicide Prevention for expert help to enable him to carry on with his life.

If you are in doubt​​​​

If you are uncertain how serious your illness or injury is, you are always welcome to call the helpline on 1813, and we will guide you appropriately.

Helpline 1813 is staffed 24 hours a day.​

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