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Health Priorities in Australia: Mental Health

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Men, we need to talk. Go to for more information on how to start important conversations and share this video to keep the conversation going.

NSW Health has partnered with NRL stars Chris Heighington, Greg Inglis, Nathan Hindmarsh, Trent Barret and John Morris to encourage people who are living with incapacitating anxiety conditions to seek help.

It is likely that one in five of your workers is affected by poor mental health. Heads Up is an initiative of beyondblue and the Mentally Healthy Workplace Alliance to help Australian businesses make their workplaces happier, healthier and more productive.

For the first time, Australia's key mental health providers have united with the NRL to launch a mental wellness campaign that will use the profile of the most watched series in Australian sport to help breakdown stereotypes and stigmas in relation to mental health.

Depression TV Commercial - - 1300 22 4636 (Australia) - beyondblue: the national depression initiative - June 2009

Mental health issues can affect anyone. Talking and listening are powerful. Check in on your mate if they're not going so well.

Four everyday Australians talk about how they have been affected by prejudice against mental illness, and how we can all live a life without stigma.

Mental Health Australia

There are many resources to which you can refer for information about mental illness.  Helplines, websites and government mental health information services provide a range of services.


Take a look through the range of campaigns we’ve shared with the Australian public to help build mental health literacy for young people, their friends and families, reduce stigma and encourage young people to seek help for mental health issues.

SANE Australia

Changing attitudes, changing lives Help tackle the stigma surrounding mental illness and suicide.

Say No to Stigma Campaign Videos