beyondblue - Depression. Anxiety
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beyondblue is a national, independent, not-for-profit organisation working to address issues associated with depression, anxiety and suicide in Australia. The organisation takes a public health approach, which focuses on improving the health of the whole population, across the whole lifespan.
They tailor approaches when working with specific population groups, and work in a range of settings – including educational settings, workplaces, health services and online – in order to be accessible to as many people as possible.
Their vast website offers comprehensive information to the public with reliable descriptions of mental illness, treatments and recovery, plus directions for support-seeking. Online forums allow people to share their experiences and support one another. A detailed range of resources is on offer for both the public and health professionals. They also consider a range of different audiences, from multicultural and aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, to lesbian, gay, bi, trans and intersex people. A separate website is address to young people specifically (www.youthbeyondblue.com.au).
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