Lifeline is a volunteer based organisation with limited income generating activities. In these financially stressed times Lifeline Durban needs all the help it can get to pay for the day to day expenses of running an office as well as the capital items that are vital to help our needful public. We urge everyone who feels they don’t need Lifeline’s attention to help us help those who do.
- Community dialogue, participation & action
- Understanding of needs and challenges of individual communities
- Growth of individuals & communities
- Community building through promotion of volunteerism & action teams
- Support of social change & emotional wellness in individuals, groups & communities
How does LifeLine do this?
- Telephone Counselling by trained lay counsellors (24hr service)
- Face to Face Counselling by appointment and referral
- Voluntary Counselling and Testing for HIV (drop-in & by appointment & referral)
- Youth Development Programmes
- Rape Crisis at Prince Mshiyeni Hospital
- Training Courses in Personal Growth (stand alone) & Counselling Skills Courses for potential counsellors.
- Support for Vulnerable Groups e.g. survivors of violence & abuse, people affected & infected with HIV & AIDS
- Support Groups for Parents.
The Emotional Wellness Check List
Am I emotionally well?
- Am I able to balance work, family, friends & life’s challenges?
- Am I able to reduce stress in my life?
- Am I able to make effective decisions without worry & stress?
- Am I able to prioritize?
- Do I enjoy life despite its challenges & disappointments?
The Way to Emotional Awareness
- Awareness of my thoughts & feelings
- A positive attitude to life
- Express my emotions appropriately
- Set my goals and manage my time
- Set my priorities
- Learn from my previous life experiences & take responsibility for my choices & decisions
- Maintain a balance between work, family, friends & personal time
- Recognize when I need help
LifeLine (24 hrs) 031 312 2323
Why the telephone?
- It allows the caller to remain anonymous
- It is accessible to almost all within the community
Who seeks help from LifeLine Durban?
IF YOU :
- Are facing a personal problem
- Are in a crisis
- Are feeling rejected, afraid, hopeless or depressed
- Are feeling unable to cope
- Have marital problems
- Are finding it difficult to share your feelings with family or friends
- Are grieving
- Are suffering from alcohol and/or drugs abuse
- Think life is useless and have thoughts of suicide
- Need HIV and AIDS testing and counselling
- Need to cope with living with HIV and AIDS
- Community Development
- Comprehensive HIV & AID programmes
- Training Courses
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Office Line 031 303 1344
Crisis Line 031 312 2323