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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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Know your options

How to start a conversation about your mental health with a GP or other health professional.

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Families like mine

Families like mine is a multimedia guide that offers practical advice to families of young gender diverse people, same-sex attracted and bisexual people, and those who are questioning their sexuality or gender identity. The guide was developed because research shows that family support can have a significant positive impact on the mental health of young lesbian, gay, bisexual or gender diverse people.

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Returning to work

Returning to work can be a difficult time for a person bereaved by suicide and a challenging time for employers and work colleagues.

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people - Beyond Blue

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

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Suicidal signs to look for in someone - Beyond Blue

Suicidal behaviour comes from a combination of risk factors, triggers and lack of protective factors. There are signs that can help identify this behaviour

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Anxiety checklist - Beyond Blue

The anxiety and depression checklist aims to measure how you may have been affected by depression and anxiety symptoms in the past four weeks

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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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Treatment options - Beyond Blue

The good news is that there is a range of treatments, health professionals and services available to help with depression and anxiety.

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Get started now and learn about depression and anxiety - Beyond Blue

Support from your family, friends and/or a health professional can get you started on the road to recovery from depression and anxiety.

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Multicultural people - Beyond Blue

Studies have highlighted the barriers people from diverse backgrounds encounter when accessing mental health services and finding help.

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