The Black Dog Institute

The Black Dog Institute

The Black Dog Institute is a not-for-profit, educational, research, clinical and community-oriented facility offering specialist expertise in depression, bipolar disorder and suicide.

The organisation helps people affected by mood disorders through high-quality translational research, clinical expertise and national education programs.

‘As an organisation, we place focus on the rapid translation of quality research into improved clinical practice, increased accessibility for consumers, and delivery  of long-term public health solutions. This  unique model incorporates expertise in clinical management with cutting edge  research, health professional training and community education to ensure we are having a positive impact at all stages from prevention and early intervention through  to treatment and recovery.

To maximise our reach, Black Dog Institute partners with universities, health  services and community groups across the country. We also provide  evidence-based workplace programs to protect and maintain the mental health of  workers from a variety of backgrounds.’ Professor Helen Christensen – Chief Scientist and Director of the Black Dog Institute

The wide-ranging website offers detailed information to the public on it’s areas of focus and research, and a mirror site for health professionals. A terrific amount of content and resources are offered to all audiences.

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