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Established in October 2000, beyondblue initially focused on raising awareness of depression and reducing the associated stigma. As our knowledge and impact on people's lives broadened, through research and community engagement, we added the key issue of anxiety conditions in 2011 and, more recently, suicide prevention to our core purpose.
The Black Dog Institute brings together the strength of a medical research institute and a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to improving the lives of people affected by poor mental health.
With representatives across the country, our primary focus is the development and dissemination of the knowledge needed to understand, prevent and treat the significant mental health challenges facing the world. All our work is based on scientific and clinical evidence and we always incorporate the voice of lived experience. We aim to significantly reduce the incidence of mental illness and suicide, remove the stigma and empower all people to live the most mental healthy life possible.
The Australian Psychological Society (APS) is the premier professional organisation for psychologists in Australia, representing over 21,000 members.
The APS brings energy and focus to a wide range of activities to advance and unite psychology as a discipline and profession, and spreads the message that psychologists make a difference to people’s lives.