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Beyond Blue support service is open 24/7 over festive season

17 December 2013
To help people having a tough time at Christmas or during the year, Beyond Blue recently upgraded its Support Service, which includes the only telephone/online service in Australia employing mental health professionals exclusively.

Coming soon… new Mentally Healthy Workplaces website

16 December 2013
Beyond Blue, in collaboration with the Mentally Healthy Workplace Alliance, is currently developing a comprehensive online resource to give employers simple tools, practical advice, information and resources to take action to make their workplaces mentally healthy.

Beyond Blue launched doctors mental health survey results in Melbourne

10 October 2013
A world-first survey of thousands of Australian doctors and medical students has revealed they are burnt-out, more likely to experience psychological distress and suicidal thoughts than the general community and drink too much alcohol. The main findings of the survey were launched on Tuesday 8 October 2013 by Beyond Blue at an event attended by major medical organisations.

New training program for community aged care staff

02 October 2013
Beyond Blue has developed a training program for community aged care staff to help improve their understanding of depression and anxiety in older people, and to ensure their clients get support.

National ‘Go Home on Time Day’ on 20 November

11 September 2013
Mark and then sync all your calendars – Wednesday 20 November is this year’s national Go Home on Time Day (GHOTD). Go Home on Time Day is an annual initiative of The Australia Institute, in partnership with Beyond Blue and is a light-hearted way to start a serious conversation about work-life balance.

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