The Black Dog institute has a unique model of operation integrating mental health research, clinical care and education to create effective outcomes in the community.
The Black Dog Institute brings together the strength of a medical research institute and a not-for-profit. We are dedicated to understanding, preventing and treating the significant mental health challenges facing the world today.
All our work is grounded in scientific evidence, and we always incorporate the voice of lived experience. Our focus is to develop and share our knowledge to improve the lives of people affected by mental illness.
- drives our evidence-based clinical practices and accredited education programs for health care professionals
- is used to promote better mental health through our workplace training, school and community programs, as well as forming the basis of new national and state mental health policy
- formulates the development of e-mental health programs to provide accessible self-help resources and psychological interventions nationally and globally.