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All new content is reviewed by Lifeline’s Mental Health Professional’s Reference Group which includes registered professionals such as psychologists and social workers.
All resources have an emphasis on self-guided support for users and include the most recent revision dates.
You can ask for the notes that were taken by the counsellor who answered your call.
You can also request a transcript of your conversation with the counsellor, if the call was recorded.
While research shows that most people experiencing sexual assault and domestic and family violence are women and girls, men and boys can also be impacted.
They can be experiencing violence themselves or be impacted by the violence being perpetrated on a loved one, for example, their sister, mother, brother or friend.1800RESPECT counsellors do not provide support to men who perpetrate violence.
Lifeline provides all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to online, phone and face-to-face crisis support and suicide prevention services.
Everyone's situation is different and no one knows your situation better than you.All children have a right to live a life free from violence.In every state and territory certain people are required by law to report violence, abuse or neglect against people under 18 years old.We know that talking about sexual, domestic and family violence can be hard.When you contact 1800RESPECT, you will talk to a trained counsellor who will listen and support you in what feels right for you and your situation.
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