This year, we expect more than 215,000 people will contact the Beyond Blue Support Service.
Based on a record number of contacts to our Support Service since the end of last year, we are expecting 32,000 additional contacts to be made from now until the end of June this year.
It may be someone's very first step to accessing the support and guidance they need for anxiety and depression. Or, it may be the critical step that stops someone or their loved ones from ending their lives.
This 24/7 Support Service appeal will help us bridge that gap.
Mental health support must also be reliable and empowering. That’s why Lindsay is such a passionate advocate of Beyond Blue’s Support Service.
Today, Lindsay grabs every chance to talk about practising good mental health. In the past, he wouldn’t talk about it because of the social stigma.
But Lindsay wasn’t ‘alright’. Often, he would pull over on the side of the road because he was too exhausted to continue driving home. Sometimes at night his wife would find him wandering aimlessly in the house or sitting in the dark in the lounge.
The Beyond Blue Support Service is paid for by truly amazing members of the community like you, who are a strong voice for good mental health.
Thanks to supporters like you, people will always be able to talk things through with a trained mental health professional, by contacting the Beyond Blue Support Service.
With your support, we can continue to answer phone calls, web chats and emails, and ensure everyone gets the right information, advice or referral at the right time.