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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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Stop. Think. Respect.

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Know the signs and symptoms

Many of us blokes think we need to do it all ourselves. It can be really hard for many of us to acknowledge when were not doing too well and even harder to reach out for the kinds of support we need when were struggling.

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Age 1-5

It's a world of firsts when you're under five - from walking to words, relationships to raging in the supermarket. There are loads of fun ways to practise social and emotional skills with your child. Have a read, then have a go!

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Suicide and grief

Grief in response to a suicide can be particularly intense and difficult. It can raise many questions for family and friends.

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Strength and wellbeing in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

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Have the conversation with an older person

Having the conversation with an older person about anxiety and depression, older people opening up and telling family and friends how they are feeling.

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Information to help health professionals support people at risk of suicide

Mental health professionals can use the BeyondNow suicide safety planning app to support clients at risk of suicide.

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Experiencing trauma after a suicide loss

Grief is not the only experience that people bereaved by suicide face. Many people also suffer the impact of trauma.

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Mind Quiz

Want to get a handle on how youre travelling? Take the Mind Quiz and get some suggestions on what to do next.

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Anxiety and depression checklist (K10 test)

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

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