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The Support Act Wellbeing Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7 counselling service for anyone working in Australian music or...


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Feeling lonely? Get free support from a hotline in Australia

It's normal to experience periods of loneliness. However, if you've been feeling lonely for a long time, you may be worried about whether it will ever end. If you notice the symptoms below, you may be experiencing chronic loneliness. Fortunately, there are 12 helplines in Australia that can help you.

  • Wanting to connect with others but feeling held back by social anxiety.
  • Feeling hopeless, like you'll be lonely forever.
  • Experiencing sleep problems such as insomnia, or interrupted sleep.
  • Feeling very sad and experiencing an overall low mood.
  • Feeling that nobody "gets" you.
  • Increased feelings of stress or anxiety.
  • Feeling unseen or unheard by others.
  • Feeling worthless and full of self-doubt.

Loneliness can be felt whether you spend a lot of time with others or alone. When you feel lonely, you may feel separate from others or like you don't belong. This can be very isolating and cause a lot of emotional pain.

If you find it difficult to reach out to people, you may be reluctant to contact a helpline in Australia However, when you call a helpline, you'll be connected with someone who truly wants to understand your experience and who can offer you the support you need.

Consider contacting a hotline in Australia right away for free, private help with feeling lonely.


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