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The Busselton Dunsborough Alliance Against Depression aims to help build a resilient Busselton, Dunsborough and local environs, with enhanced social and emotional well-being by improving the mental health of people prone to or experiencing depression.
We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of Wadandi Country and recognise the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and to Elders past, present and emerging.

It Takes A Community

We all know the saying "It takes a village to raise a child". We simply believe it takes a community to care for those who are vulnerable to or living with depression.

4 Pillars

The Four Pillar Framework is an intervention that is a proven community-based framework. It's the worlds best practice in optimising the care of people with depression and preventing suicidal behaviour.

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Act Belong Commit Partner

Act-Belong-Commit believes that keeping mentally healthy is just as important as staying physically healthy. The good news is there are things we can all do to promote our mental wellbeing and create a stronger more resilient community.

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About Us

The Busselton Dunsborough Alliance Against Depression (BDAAD) is a grassroots organization that requires community involvement to succeed. This local Alliance belongs to a state-wide and global network of partners applying the evidence-based European Alliance Against Depression framework ( and is suported in Western Australia through the WA Primary Health Alliance.

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Learn about the
Alliance Against Depression
framework at AAD | WAPHA

Key Messages


  can effect anyone.


  has many faces.


  can be treated.


Mental health
  is everyone's business.



PO Box 812
Busselton WA 6280

Help Lines Phone Numbers:

    Lifeline:               13 11 14
    Suicide Call Back Service:
                                 1300 659 467
    Rurallink:            1800 552 002
    Kids Help Line:  1800 55 1800
    Mensline:           1300 78 99 78
    Open Arms:       1800 011 046
    Beyond Blue:     1300 224 636

News & Events:

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