Australians For Mental Health: Holding Out For Help

Turning hold time into help time

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Australians collectively spend over 90 million hours waiting ‘on hold’ each year.

Australia's mental healthcare system is critically underfunded, forcing 1.2 million to wait years for treatment.
Australians for Mental Health partnered with Reuben Styles of Peking Duck to create the first library of free downloadable hold music.

Featuring Reuben Styles of Peking Duk.

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“I’ve dealt with both depression and anxiety. I had to wait for proper support for around 5 years” - Anthony.

Help end the wait for Anthony and millions of more Aussies with mental illness. Sign the petition to boost funding for mental health care now.

Four bespoke tracks which featured looping messages highlighting the much longer wait time facing mental illness sufferers. Downloaded by 50+ Australian businesses including insurance giant, AIA, mental health reform became a key 2022 election issue.

An image of a webpage showing a woman lying on the floor looking at the ceiling with the headline: "Help end the wait for mental health reform".

Instead of hearing stock music on the hold lines, Aussies heard brand new music from Styles.