Lifeline breaks record for most calls in single day amid lockdowns

Lifeline has again broken its record for the most calls received in a single day as the stress of COVID lockdowns increases demand for the support line.

Just under three and a half thousand calls were made on Monday, as the highest in lifeline’s 57-year history.

Highlighting the mental toll of the pandemic, Lifeline has revealed five of its 10 busiest-ever days all occurred this past month.

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