Summary of results from national study of the impact of climate-fuelled disasters on the mental health of Australians
In December 2022, the Climate Council, supported by Beyond Blue, undertook an extensive two-part national study designed to better understand the impact of climate-fuelled disasters on mental health in Australia. This paper provides a snapshot of some of the most significant findings.
Mental health discrimination in insurance
The PIAC’s Mental Health and Insurance Project has been tackling systemic problems in the way insurers design, price and offer policies and assess claims to the detriment of people with past or current mental health conditions. This report outlines the progress that has been made...
Beyond Blue community engagement strategy 2020-2022
In 2018-19, Beyond Blue asked the people they currently reach – and those they don’t – to reflect on the impact of their past engagement activities and to identify opportunities to connect more effectively with the diversity of people in Australia. This community engagement strategy...
Supporting small business owners to improve their mental health and wellbeing at work
When running a small business, there are many challenges that can affect their mental health, including long work hours, social isolation, customer demands, cash flow issues, work-life balance, job insecurity and a lack of administrative support. This guide outlines actions that can be used to...
Beyond the emergency: a national study of ambulance responses to men’s mental health
This research identified that acute male mental health presentations to ambulance services are both frequent and complex, with paramedics feeling that they are poorly equipped to respond effectively.