Beyondblue, Depression and Anxiety



3 million Australians are living with anxiety or depression

beyondblue provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health, whatever their age and wherever they live.


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beyondblue is all about people - people just like you. Here are some ways you can support our work.

  • Help us improve the lives of individuals, families and communities affected by anxiety, depression and suicide.
    Donate now
  • Host a fundraising event or activity to support beyondblue's work and make a difference to mental health in Australia.
    Fundraise for us
  • Join our reference group and online community for people affected by anxiety, depression or suicide.
    Join blueVoices
  • Join Team beyondblue in a running, cycling or swimming event and help raise vital funds to support our work.
    Join Team beyondblue
  • Register to become a beyondblue Volunteer and support our work at events across the country.
    Become a volunteer
  • Share your personal experience and provide hope and encouragement to others in our supportive online forums.
    Join our community
  • There are many ways organisations can get involved with beyondblue and help support the work we do.
    Partner with us
 

1. For a full list of references for the statistics on this page, and any others across the website, please visit the references page and search through the relevant category.

This website has been established to provide information about anxiety, depression and suicide to the Australian community. The website is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. You should seek the advice of an appropriately qualified healthcare professional before making decisions about your own circumstances. You should not disregard professional medical advice, or delay seeking it, because of any information contained on this website. 


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