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Connecting local people with local advice,
resources and support to tackle depression in Busselton and beyond.


Links to local support groups, services, helplines, apps and more


Research and information for carers, GPs and health professionals


Groups and organisations involved in our alliance and how it works


Shared stories through the eyes of people experiencing, and supporting, depression

The power of community

Working together, as a community, we can break down barriers to care and support for people experiencing depression.

That’s the alliance against depression (AAD) model, which has proven success – globally – in reducing deaths by suicide.  It’s not about creating new resources but connecting the services, resources and networks that already exist in our community.

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Depression has many faces

You’re not alone.  Local support is available

Depression can affect anyone

1 in 10 people experience depression

Depression has many faces

100,000s Western Australians receive treatment for depression every year

Depression can be treated

over 12 services and support groups operate in and around Busselton

Reach out if you need someone to talk with …

Lifeline 13 11 14

Rurallink 1800 552 002

Suicide Call Back Service 1300 659 467

Mensline 1300 78 99 78

Open Arms 1800 011 046

Kids Help Line 1800 55 1800

Beyond Blue 300 224 636