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Heads Up on mental health
THIS week Beyond Blue launched its Heads Up website, which is all about creating a mentally healthy workplace.
With 45% of Australians between 16-85 years old experiencing a mental health condition during their life, it’s a big issue.
A supportive workplace benefits everyone, including employers. A report commissioned for Beyond Blue found that public administration workers were least likely to say they worked in a mentally healthy workplace. The research also showed that every dollar businesses invested in mental health they’d receive a return on investment of $2.30.
An interactive guide, the Heads Up website shows how to:
- Create a positive working environment;
- Build individual skills and resilience;
- Support staff with mental health conditions; and
- Create a mental health plan for a workplace
Take a look at the new Heads Up site here.