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beyondblue

beyondblue’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.   

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

beyondblue 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. 

beyondblue’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 www.beyondblue.org.au, call beyondblue info line: 1300 22 4636 (local call cost from a landline), or email infoline@beyondblue.org.au

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Perinatal depression and anxiety: Evidence relating to infant cognitive and emotional development

Managing perinatal depression and anxiety is important for maternal, as well as infant, wellbeing.1 Persistent maternal stress, depression and anxiety can result in detrimental effects on infant development, both during pregnancy and postnatally.

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Helpful contacts and websites

Helpful contacts and websitesIf you need some extra advice or want to talk things through, the sites and organisations listed on this page are here to help.

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Support for the social emotional wellbeing and information on depression and anxiety among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

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Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)

Obsessive compulsive disorder can lead to unhealthy patterns of behaviour that can cause difficulties in daily functioning

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Helpful contacts and websites for young people

Call 1300 22 4636 24 hours a day / 7 days a week

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