Getting beyond feeling blue

Georgie Harman
CEO, beyondblue

They don’t know what to say or do for fear of making the situation worse — but nothing they’ve said so far will persuade their partner, child, parent or other relative to see anyone who may help.

We know that asking if someone is thinking about suicide won’t prompt a person to take his or her life.

We also know that getting help early for someone who has depression or anxiety will help them to recover more quickly. And, with the right help, most people do recover from depression and anxiety and are able to lead productive lives.