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Boxing Australia is dedicated to not just the physical health of our athletes and members but their mental health as well. 
Here you can find educational resource and links that can support our members and the unique stresses they experience.

Boxing Australia & Black Dog Institute resource hub

Boxing Australia has partnered with Black Dog Institute to provide mental health education, awareness, and support to all levels of the boxing community. 

Online Clinic
Get an understanding of your current mental wellbeing with this free personal assessment tool that you can use to discuss with your GP.

My Compass
myCompass is a free online self-help program for people with mild to moderate depression, anxiety and stress, and people who want to build good mental health.

Support Groups
Support groups from around the country to help connect you to other people living with conditions like depression, anxiety or bipolar disorder.

Digital Tools & Apps
Online tools and mobile apps for your mental health and wellbeing developed and successfully tested through research trials that you can access anywhere at no cost.

Resources & support
Mental health resources and support tools that you can trust knowing that everything we produce is research-informed and recommended by professionals.

Mental Health Podcasts
Free podcasts exploring different insights into mental health through personal experiences and expert opinions.

Mental Health Videos
Gain insights into Black Dog Institute's mission and access helpful resources for a healthier mind. Watch captivating videos that empower your mental wellbeing.


Understanding anxiety
Feeling anxious is one way our bodies keep us safe from danger. But sometimes we can become overly worried and if it affects daily life, it may be an anxiety disorder.

Understanding depression
Depression can happen to anyone, here is your guide to the most up-to-date facts and resources for depression.
1 in 16 people in Australia are affected by depression every year but the good news is that depression can be managed with the right resources and support.

Wellbeing helps us stay resilient, build social support and self-efficacy, and cope with adversity. But what exactly is wellbeing and if it's so good for us, how do we get more of it?


Workplace mental health toolkit
A toolkit with information and resources to support the mental health and wellbeing of Australian workers.






Australian Institute of Sport - Athlete Referral Network

The Athlete Referral Network provides Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) funded athletes with access to AIS-endorsed psychologists and mental health practitioners across the country.

If you are an elite athlete with mental health concerns we encourage you to call the service for a private discussion. A Mental Health Advisor will discuss your concerns and refer you, or the athlete you are referring to the most suitable psychologist or mental health practitioner. Friends, family, sporting organisations, general practitioners and allied health professionals can also refer athletes to the service using the contact details below.

To get in contact with a Mental Health Advisor contact:

Phone: 02 6214 1130 (Mon-Fri 9am-5pm AEST)