It is a safe environment to share thoughts, emotions and experiences, as well as gain insights into grief journey.
At present, the Skype program is only provided for TCFV members in regional Victoria.
At the same time, they are restricted from support groups due to geographical distance, health issues and/or scheduling clashes.
This is the principal reason why a Skype support service has been established.
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Whether it is every 2 weeks, 3 or 4, is negotiable between you and your peer supporter.
Using the Skype service is free if you are communicating from laptop-to-laptop, PC-to-PC, or mobile phone-to-mobile.
You will need to have downloaded the Skype application (https:// to be able to use it.
However, if you are experiencing suicidal thoughts, complex mental health issues and/or extreme isolation we urge you to contact a professional counsellor and also, in the case of struggling with suicidal thoughts, counsellor-trained telephone support through Suicideline (1300 651 251) and Suicide Call Back Service (1300 659 467). If you or someone you know is in immediate risk of harm we urge you to call 000 (police and ambulance).
If you are struggling with feelings of suicide, we urge you to speak with a counsellor at Suicide Call Back Service (1300 659 467) or Suicideline (1300 651 251).