World class mental health research covering everything from early intervention to management
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Up to date information and resources about the various types of depression, how to seek help, current treatments available and what can cause mental illness.
Facts and information about Bipolar Disorder, its causes, treatments and how to seek help. Along with an evidence-based bipolar disorder self-test.
Like any mental illness, anxiety is a complex subject. And like any mental illness, it can affect anyone. Here you will find all current information about anxiety, its causes, treatments, self-tests, and how and where to seek help.
Evidence-based resources developed for health professionals to assist with diagnosis, treatment and capacity building.
At the Black Dog Institute we combine expertise in clinical services with innovative research to develop new and effective strategies for people living with mental illness. An appointment at one of our clinics is an opportunity to access healthcare at the highest level, based on scientific and clinical evidence as well as the voice of lived experience. Our clinicians work alongside your referring doctor to help manage your mental health issues and can link you into other Black Dog services including wellbeing groups and e-health programs. At your appointment you will also be offered the opportunity to speak to a research assistant to find out about participating in our ground-breaking research studies.
If you or someone that you know are having suicidal thoughts, talking about self-harm or are noticeably in serious distress, then please contact Emergency services on 000 or Lifeline on 13 11 14.
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, can develop in anyone after witnessing or being involved in a particularly distressing incident. This section of the website will provide the most current information about PTSD, known causes, treatments and how to seek help.
Mental health experts advocate wellbeing as a way of improving our lives. Wellbeing helps us stay resilient, build social support and self-efficacy, and cope with adversity. But what exactly is wellbeing and if it's so good for us, how do we get more of it?
Our fact sheets cover a range of topics from depression to e-mental health and are freely available to download as PDFs.
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