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In: Workplace Mental Health

Esther Schwald, Co-Founder and Director

Hi again, welcome to our short video bytes on hot topics of mental health and wellbeing in the workplace.

In our work across markets, industry and regions we consistently see an increasing recognition from Directors, Executives and operational management of the importance of effectively addressing mental health in the workplace.

However, despite this increase in attention, a significant gap in the workplace mental health awareness component of organisation’s health, safety and wellbeing programs continues to exist across businesses.

This is due in no small part to the global business cycle at the moment resulting in significant P&L pressure and typically very tight budgets.

Unfortunately, this is at a time when many employees are reporting that they are more stressed and distressed than ever.

Leaders who want to leave a positive legacy must find effective and appropriately priced approaches to workplace mental health awareness. Our experience tells us that this is absolutely possible! Such approaches can include eLearning courses, online resources such as corporate mental health digital toolkits, a mental health management officer, and use of health and safety policy to achieve sustained and low cost mental health options.

To learn more about this topic and our cost effective mental health eLearning courses, visit our website at the mentalheathproejct.com.au and read our article – “Promoting workplace mental health awareness”.

If you or someone you know needs help contact your organisation´s Employee Assistance Program (EAP), your GP or call:

LifeLine on 13 11 14

Kids Helpline on 1800 551 800

MensLine Australia on 1300 789 978

Suicide Call Back Service on 1300 659 467

Disclaimer: The information in this video is for general information only.  It is not intended to be and should not be relied on as a substitute for specific medical or health advice. While every effort is taken to ensure the information is accurate, The Mental Health Project makes no representations and gives no warranties that this information is correct, current, complete, reliable or suitable for any purpose. We disclaim all responsibility and liability for any direct or indirect loss, damage, cost or expense whatsoever in the use of or reliance upon this information.

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