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Exercise Right Week has us pumped! It’s time to be inspired, get active and support your mind, body and soul.

There are lots of things you can do to motivate your mind and move your body at the same time. Physical exercise such as walking, swimming, dancing, yoga, playing golf or going to the gym can help relieve the tension in your muscles, relax your mind and can help you manage symptoms...
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Exercise Right Week has us pumped Its time to be inspired get

Exercise right with #Teambeyondblue

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Paula Campbell
Andrew Hall
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05/20/2017 . Facebook
“That’s the protective factor in my family – it’s love.. it allowed me to be me and that was the most important thing that my family could have done.” – Matt

International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia & Transphobia highlights the discrimination and abuse faced by the LGBTI community. Even though there are more people who have come out as LGBTI in the media and public life, people still...
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Thats the protective factor in my family its love it allowed me

Families Like Mine – Resources to support young LGBTI people.

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Sian Pryce-Chisholm
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05/19/2017 at 05:59. Facebook
Recovery from depression and anxiety is a process that everyone experiences differently. There’s no one proven way to recover, but you can find a combination of treatments and lifestyle adjustments that are best suited to you. It’s also important that you treat yourself kindly – make sure not to compare your progress to others or become discouraged if you experience setbacks. Every step counts...
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Recovery from depression and anxiety is a process that everyone experiences differently
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Alexandra Louise
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05/17/2017 at 02:43. Facebook
“That’s the protective factor in my family – it’s love.. it allowed me to be me and that was the most important thing that my family could have done.” – Matt

International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia & Transphobia highlights the discrimination and abuse faced by the LGBTI community. Even though there are more people who have come out as LGBTI in the media and public life, people still...
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Thats the protective factor in my family its love it allowed me

Families Like Mine – Resources to support young LGBTI people.

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Luke Morley
Charles Szablewski
To celebrate International Day of Families we’re shining a light on strong families – in all shapes and sizes.

Happy, healthy homes build resilience, optimism and trust in the world around us. At home we learn how to connect with others, problem-solve and seek support from our family members when we’re struggling.

These skills help us develop a sense of self-worth and equip us with the...
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To celebrate International Day of Families were shining a light on strong

Healthy Families – information and resources for creating a happy home

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Pauline Walsh
Mums come into our lives in many ways. They might have given birth to us, raised us, or both. Most importantly, they are women who love, support and care for us. Mother's Day is the perfect opportunity to thank the women in our lives who have taken on the challenging but rewarding role of motherhood in all its forms.

Mother's Day can also remind us of the people we miss. It might be your...
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Mums come into our lives in many ways They might have given

Finding Mother’s Day difficult? | Get support

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Kerrie Bennett
Craig Cain
Lyn Heater
“I represented beyondblue at the Baby and Toddler Expo. I can safely say this was a gratifying experience. I was humbled by the number of individuals open to discussing their experiences and this is the first step to their recovery. My key outtake was that there are a lot of people that want support and it’s our duty as human beings to ensure there are processes in place to be able to manage...
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Just launched: new beyondblue Volunteer Hub

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Domenic D'Anna
Lisa Doherty
There’s no one proven way to recover from anxiety or depression, and it’s different for everybody. The reasons behind someone’s mental health condition are often quite particular to that individual and their circumstances, family history, personality, life events, or health.

There are a range of effective treatments and health professionals who can help you on the road to recovery. There are...
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Theres no one proven way to recover from anxiety or depression and

Listen: Dr Stephen Carbone talks proper mental health diagnoses and treatment

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Natalie Christine
Donna Maylin
Joshua Owen Dobar
Some days you deserve a medal for getting out of bed!

For people with depression or anxiety, daily tasks such as getting up, having breakfast, or leaving the house can feel like hurdles. It helps to celebrate and recognise your personal accomplishments because every step counts in the marathon towards better mental health

But if you’re constantly feeling tired, or not getting out of bed is...
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Some days you deserve a medal for getting out of bed
Jason Lord
Chris Ferris
Michelle Brewer
"I had been working at a high stress level for such a long period of time, there needed to be checks and balances in place to support someone who had been so stretched in their contribution to the company.” – Kerin Kenny.

To mark World Day for Safety and Health at Work, we've launched a new free online interactive training module to support managers and employees address mental health...
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I had been working at a high stress level for such a

New training for staying mentally healthy at work

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Jennifer Meeke
Carol Barbero
Sarah Starling
Being exposed to suicide through TV shows, books, news and social media can be a useful and helpful way to understand suicide and start a conversation. But depending on your personal connection to the issue – or the way it’s portrayed – it can also be triggering, damaging or stigmatising.

It’s frightening when someone you care about is considering taking their own life. Youth suicide...
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Daniel Ngahuru Harawira
Barry Lester
Fiona Sawyer
Anzac Day is a time to reflect on the sacrifices made and to offer support to all past and present defence personnel who may be traumatised by their experiences. Our Chairman, Jeff Kennett, called on everyone to help fight against the stigma of mental health conditions and to “declare war on veteran suicide” during his commemorative address at Remembrance Day last November. “Many who return...
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Anzac Day is a time to reflect on the sacrifices made and

It's time to make the mental health of defence personnel a top priority

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Samantha Bailey
Gera Sherman
Cheryl Marcel Dodd
Olympic gold medallist and beyondblue Ambassador, Libby Trickett knows what it’s like to swim in the deep end when it comes to mental health. Libby experienced difficulty after retiring from swimming and managing the stresses of being a new mum: “I wasn’t able to sleep, was eating unhealthily and didn’t have time to exercise or take time out for myself.” With the support of health...
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Chris Holley
Charles Szablewski
Sandy Coiro
When was the last time you did something creative?

A recent study has confirmed that incorporating creativity into your daily life can increase your energy, enthusiasm, and excitement. No Picasso? No problem. It can be anything that brings you into the present moment or allows you to creatively express the way you’re feeling – pretty good excuse to pick up that paint brush, spoon or hammer...
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When was the last time you did something creative

Doing Something Creative Can Boost Your Well-Being - Mindful

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Lauren Brewis
Scarlet Lee
Kristen Briggs
Update: our websites are back online :) Thank you for your patience and we apologise for any inconvenience this may have caused.

Hi all, the beyondblue website and forums – as well as Healthy Families and Youthbeyondblue websites – are currently offline. We have this situation under CTRL and are working our best to get them back up and running as soon as possible. We will notify you of any...
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Rocky Taylor
We’d like to wish everyone a safe, relaxing and hoppy Easter!

Finding a sense of peace and calm in day-to-day life can be difficult. If you can find the time these holidays, we encourage you to use relaxation techniques to help to relax your mind and body and manage symptoms of anxiety and depression. For downloadable guided mindfulness, breathing and relaxation exercises, visit:...
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Chris Holley
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Ever feel like this, brew?

Overthinking is a common symptom of anxiety and it can be exhausting. You might find yourself stuck thinking the worst case scenario or always waiting for something to go wrong.

Our advice? Sit down, have a cuppa and focus on the present moment. Treatment with a trained mental health professional can also help you keep these thoughts at bay. To get to...
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Ever feel like this brew Overthinking is a common symptom of anxiety
Csilla Skultety
Beau Hughes
Sue Golding
Today is World Health Day. This year’s theme: ‘Depression: Let’s Talk’, is an opportunity for everyone to help break the silence, break down the stigma and encourage people to seek support.

Talking about depression isn't always easy. Sometimes it’s difficult to find the words to explain what’s going on and people often struggle to know what to say to someone they’re worried about. Rather...
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Today is World Health Day This years theme Depression Lets Talk is
Kathy Hanson
Sharon Evans
Karling C-Morgan
“Just listen. Let them know that you’re there. Let them have space if they need it, or if they need a hug, please indulge.”

Supporting someone with anxiety in a non-judgmental and reassuring way can be hugely helpful. But sometimes it’s hard to know what someone needs to help them cope with what they’re going through. The Huffington Post asked their readers what they wish the people closest...
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Just listen Let them know that youre there Let them have space

14 Things To Know If You Love Somebody With Anxiety

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Mandi Wrend Goodall
Giovanni Spinazzola
Angie Blunt
National Youth Week (31st March – 9th April) is a time to celebrate, recognise and support the young people in your life to help them to grow into resilient adults – and be better equipped to cope with life’s stresses.

This week, we’re asking young people to upload and share what they do to stay well using #keepsmewellproject – to feature on our youth website. It can be anything from a poem,...
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National Youth Week 31st March 9th April is a time to celebrate
Emily Heslehurst
Fay Vlaeminck
Geoff Burnard