Black Dog Institute
The Black Dog Institute is dedicated to improving the lives of people affected by mood disorders through its high quality translational research, clinical expertise and national education programs.
Founded in 2002, the Black Dog Institute is a world-leader in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of depression, bipolar disorder and suicide. As an organisation, it focuses on the rapid translation of quality research into improved clinical practice, increased accessibility for consumers, and the 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 a positive impact at all stages from prevention and early intervention through to treatment and recovery.
To maximise its reach, Black Dog Institute partners with universities, health services and community groups across the country. It also provides evidence-based workplace programs to protect and maintain the mental health of workers from a variety of backgrounds.