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Beyond Blue

Beyond Blue’s work is aimed at achieving an Australian community that understands depression and anxiety, empowering all Australians, at any life stage, to seek help.

Many Australians have some experience with anxiety and depression or related disorders, whether it is personal or via family, friends or work colleagues. beyondblue raises awareness, reduces stigma and ensures people have access to the information they need to ensure recovery, management and resilience.   

Beyond Blue is a national, independent, not-for-profit organisation and a bipartisan initiative of the Australian, state and territory governments.  

Beyond Blue works in partnership with health services, schools, workplaces, universities, media and community organisations, as well as people living with depression/anxiety and their carers, to bring together expertise and provide tools and resources.

Beyond Blue’s key result areas:

  • increase awareness of depression and anxiety
  • reduce stigma and discrimination
  • improve help seeking
  • reduce impact and disability
  • facilitate learning, collaboration, innovation and research

For information on depression, anxiety and related disorders, available treatments and where to get help, visit, call Beyond Blue info line: 1300 22 4636 (local call cost from a landline), or email

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Connections matter - Beyond Blue

Strong ties with family, friends and the community provide us with happiness, security, support and a sense of purpose.

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Eating well - Beyond Blue

Food plays a vital role in maintaining physical and mental health. Eating a nourishing, balanced diet helps give you an overall sense of wellbeing.

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National help lines and websites - Beyond Blue

A list of the national help lines and websites for depression and anxiety

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Keeping active - Beyond Blue

Regular physical activity is a good way to help prevent or manage mild anxiety and depression, help you stay physically fit and mentally healthy.

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What is mental health - Beyond Blue

Mental health is a state of well-being where individuals can cope with the normal stresses of life and contribute to her or his community.

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Age 13+

Our teenage years can be a confusing time - exciting, but a little scary (and hairy!) We've got everything you need to support your young person and work through issues together.

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Get immediate help for depression and anxiety - Beyond Blue

Last year over 78,000 Australians contacted us about their concerns – both big and small – and you can too.

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Personal stories - Beyond Blue

Sharing your story can be an opportunity to download your thoughts and feelings and help others by providing hope and encouragement.

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Getting started

For each step of your safety plan, think about what will work for you and enter it in the space available

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Mental health conditions in children

It's estimated that around one in seven Australian kids experience mental health difficulties and about half of all serious mental health problems in adulthood begin before the age of 14.

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