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• Susie Biggin is a Wellbeing Coordinator at Lifeline WA. Her role includes supporting colleagues and volunteers who may be experiencing work related stress. Susie’s role encourages individuals to focus on their self-care and identify avenues of support for a wide range of issues.
4 Oct 2021
It may seem like an easy thing to do, to pick up the phone, to dial six digits, but until we start talking, we may only then find out how difficult it truly was for you to call Lifeline. There’s a moment before someone on the other end of the line answers the call.
31 Aug 2021
Casey has been a part of Lifeline WA since 2017, first as a Telephone Crisis Supporter, then a Lifeline WA workshop trainer before transitioning to become a Telephone Crisis Support Trainer this year. As an important member of the Lifeline WA family, Casey knows how hard it can be for a person to ask someone about suicide.
18 Aug 2021
Lifeline WA acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respect to their elder’s past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.
9 Jul 2021
Can the benefits of volunteering go beyond the value of serving the community and common good, and be measured by improvements in your mental health and wellbeing?
6 Jul 2021
This year has seen many people struggling emotionally more than ever. Talking things through with someone can be really helpful, but it can be difficult to know what to do or say when someone tells you they’re not OK. We chat to Lifeline Crisis Supporters to find out how to navigate these difficult conversations.
30 Jun 2021
As we approach the season of exams and final assessments, it is important to be aware of how you are managing stress and anxiety.
15 Jun 2021
Here at Lifeline WA, we love National Volunteer Week. It is an opportunity to shine a light on all the volunteers that make Lifeline WA a special place...
19 May 2021
IDAHOBIT (international day against homophobia biphobia, interphobia and transphobia) is marked as the international day of LGBTIQ+ inclusion. On the 17th of May, people from over 130 countries raise awareness...
17 May 2021
Mother’s Day for mothers who have lost their children can be a painful experience. Lifeline WA’s Grief and Bereavement Counsellor Joyce De Haas and a special friend to Lifeline WA, Collette Wright, explain how family ...
6 May 2021
Mother’s Day in Australia initially began as a day to promote peace and the support of women in the 1920s. Despite the day now being considered more of a Hallmark holiday, many still value the opportunity to come toge...
28 Apr 2021
Separation can be a difficult time for families, particularly for children, who are often confused about changes in their lives. Lifeline WA’s free Separated Mums and Dads program is a unique service that provides support to parents and their children...
23 Apr 2021
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