Over their lifetime, 1 in 2 Australians experience a mental illness. It affects people from all walks of life, yet the majority of problems can be treated, and some even prevented.

Gain the skills to better manage your mental health, or to provide support to someone you are worried about.Visit the Black Dog Institute at for information and self-help tools that are available 24/7 whenever you need them.

Resources include:

  • • self-test for depression and bipolar disorder
  • • fact sheets
  • • mobile apps and online treatment programs
  • • videos of others sharing their experiences
“ Through valuable partnerships with business, government and the community, the Black Dog Institute is working to solve mental health problems – to lower depression, lower suicide risk and promote wellbeing. We hope you’ll be a part of the journey. ”
Scientia Professor Helen Christensen, Director & Chief Scientist, Black Dog Institute.
Don't let a mate suffer in silence - Coates Hire supports the Black Dog Institute


Given that mental health issues will affect 50% of us at some time in our lives, The Black Dog Institute does work that Coates Hire is really proud to have supported since December 2015.

Coates Hire is dedicated to looking out for our mates and eliminating the stigma associated with mental health issues.

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