Black Dog Institute

Online

Clinic

Welcome to the Black Dog Institute Online Clinic

Created by leading clinicians and based on research, we have developed this free mental health assessment tool.

It is suitable for anyone over 18 years of age who is:

  • worried they may be developing a mental health problem, or
  • would like to get a better understanding of their mental health.

We provide global access to the Online Clinic but please note some of the suggested resources are specific to Australia.

What is involved?

The Online Clinic takes you through a range of clinical assessments for common mental health conditions. At the end you will receive a personalised report with suggested support services and free or low-cost resources for you to access. This report can be downloaded, printed or emailed to share with your family or doctor.

Your responses are completely anonymous. However, you have the option to provide contact details if you would like future updates and opportunities to get involved.

The Online Clinic is not a substitute for professional clinical advice.

Great care has been taken to provide you with personalised recommendations based on your responses, but you should always seek the advice of a qualified health professional with any questions about your health.

Let's get started and see how you've been feeling...

Welcome to the Black Dog Institute Online Clinic

Thank you for continuing onto the Black Dog Institute's Online Clinic.

Our evidence-based questionnaires have been specifically designed to provide you with a more personalised health assessment based on your responses. We provide global access to the Online Clinic but please note some of the suggested resources are specific to Australia.

Your responses are completely anonymous. However, you have the option to provide contact details if you would like future updates and opportunities to get involved.

The Online Clinic is not a substitute for professional clinical advice.

Great care has been taken to provide you with personalised recommendations based on your responses, but you should always seek the advice of a qualified health professional with any questions about your health.

Ready to continue? Answer the below questions as best as you can.


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Alcohol use

This set of questions consider your relationship with alcohol and drinking behaviours.

Answer the following questions about your alcohol use during the past 12 months. "Alcoholic beverages" refer to beer, wine, spirits, etc. Please answer in terms of "standard drinks".

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Eating behaviour

This set of questions measures any distress, concerns and disruptions in behaviour that may be attached to eating habits and body image.

Please read each question carefully

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Traumatic experience

This set of questions is based around common responses people have had after experiencing highly distressing or traumatic events.

Please read each problem carefully and then indicate how much you have been bothered by that problem in the past month.

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Emotion and relationship management

This set of questions will ask about behaviours that may interfere with how you act in relationships, at work or during day-to-day activities.

Only answer yes if you think that the description applies to you most of the time and in most situations.

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Unusual experiences

This set of questions will test some signs of a mental health syndrome called psychosis. They will ask you about your thoughts and senses that may seem a little unusual.

If you do show signs of psychosis, there is a lot you can do to treat these problems.

Please read each question carefully

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Obsessive and repetitive behaviours

This set of statements relate to common experiences that people encounter in everyday life.

Select the option that best describes HOW MUCH that experience has DISTRESSED or BOTHERED you during the PAST MONTH.

Please read each question carefully

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Intense highs

This set of questions explores times when you may not feel like yourself due to high moods or irritability.

Please read each question carefully

Over the last 2 weeks, how often have you been bothered by any of the following problems?

From your last response it sounds as though you are having a particularly difficult time at the moment.

We want to ask you some more questions to get a full picture of what has been happening, but before we do this, we just want to make sure that you know that you can call Lifeline at any time on 13 11 14. This is an Australian phone number you can use 24 hours a day if you're worried you might hurt yourself or if you feel you need immediate support.

If you’re not from Australia, here is a link which gives you information about mental health worldwide
http://www.cocoonais.com/mental-health-hotlines-worldwide/

Over the last 2 weeks, how often have you been bothered by any of the following problems?

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Done! Before you download your report, please take the time to answer the following questions to help with our evaluation of the Online Clinic.

Select the answers that best describe you and then click 'Next'.

All information that you provide is anonymous and used for research purposes only.

 


 

 

 

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Done! Your report is now ready.

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Thank-you! We greatly appreciate your feedback.

We'd love to hear what you think.

Once you've looked at your report we'd appreciate some short feedback to help us improve our online clinic.





Privacy: We won't share your details outside of this specific list, or contact you with promotional material.

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Welcome to the Black Dog Institute Online Clinic

Thank you for taking the time to complete these questions.

Before you receive your personalised report, we want to check if there are any other areas of concern that we can help you with.

Do any of the below concern you? You can select as many as you like or ‘None of these’.