Knowing anxiety and depression

Recognising the signs and symptoms of these common mental health conditions is the first step to getting support and recovering.

Anxiety

Understand the signs and symptoms of different types of anxiety. Read more

 

Depression

We all feel down sometimes, but when is it a sign of something more serious? ? Read more

 

Suicide warning signs

Learn how to recognise when someone is at risk of hurting themselves. . Read more

How often should you feel sad?

Everyone feels sad from time to time. How do you know when it’s something more serious? Medibank mental health expert Georgia Karabatsos sheds some light on the topic.

Understanding mental health conditions

Health Check

Am I just worried, or is it anxiety?

Understand what’s healthy when it comes to feeling anxious.

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Health Check

Depression explained

Find out more about depression.

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Healthy Living

How to have a conversation about suicide

Reaching out to someone you care about could save their life.

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Pregnancy

How to recognise postnatal depression

Be prepared by knowing the signs and symptoms.

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Getting support

In many ways, mental health conditions are no different to physical ones.

Many of us will experience one at some stage in our lives. Some of them are short-term and some stay with us for years.

And just like a physical illness, you usually need treatment or support to recover.

Being there for someone

Want to support a friend with a mental health condition? Beyond Blue can help you have the conversation with young people. . Read more

 

Who can help?

The sooner you seek support for anxiety and depression the sooner you can recover. Beyond Blue explains the options. Read more

 

Talking to young men

Talking about mental health can be particularly hard for some young men. Find out how to best support someone in your life. Read more

Looking for more information or support?

Call the Beyond Blue Support Service on 1300 22 4636 24 hours a day, 7 days a week,  visit their website to chat online (3pm-12am AEST) .

Staying well

Lifestyle

Coping with stress as a student

It’s totally normal to feel stressed as a student.

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Wellbeing

How to build mental resilience

5 tips to build mental resilience.

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Wellbeing

10 best mental health apps

Tracking your mental health is in your hands.

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Wellbeing

How alcohol can make anxiety worse

Reaching for a glass to relax might not be the best idea.

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Exercise

Exercise for mental health

How and why exercise can help with mental illness.

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Wellbeing

10 ways to bring mindfulness into your day

Simple ways to welcome mindfulness into your life.

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