If employers ask Are You Ok, they must be equipped to deal with the answer.
Guest Blog by Kathy Bond, Workplace Engagement Manager at Mental Health First Aid outlines the importance of mental health as an OHS issue
DCA CEO Lisa Annese, spoke with Joel Clapham, the Founder and Chief Mental Health Champ of Hearten Up, a program dedicated to mental health first aid and suicide prevention training.
Inclusion isn’t just a nice to have. There is a recognition that the principles of inclusion – respect, connection, progressing and contributing – are essential in responding to the immediate challenges, and planning for the future.
In episode 3 of the second series of our podcasts we have an important and open conversation about illness and bereavement at work.
An exploration of grief with academic Lauren Breen, Associate Professor in Psychology at Curtin University.
DCA has made a submission to the Productivity Commission’s inquiry into the effect of mental health on people’s ability to participate in and prosper in the community and workplace, and the effects it has more generally on our economy and productivity.
Two CEOs get real about being human and not just high performing machines.
Veteran John Bale founded Solider On in 2012 to support services for returning service people and their families, including career assistance and employment opportunities.
Mental health. One CEO lays bare his experiences, and shares his advice to others.
From advertising to workplaces, in 2017, let’s endeavour to recognise the enormous opportunity that diversity offers all of us.
It happens to one in four pregnancies and is more likely to have an effect on a woman’s life than breast cancer and ovarian cancer. But miscarriage is rarely, if ever, discussed openly.
One in four pregnancies ends in miscarriage, yet talking about the experience remains taboo in many Australian workplaces. It’s time for that to change.
Where mental health issues were once regarded as personal , they are now widely accepted as a legitimate part of creating a healthy and safe work environment.
Today is R U OK?Day, a national day of action dedicated to reminding people to regularly check in with family and friends. In her latest Blog, Nareen Young discusses some of the myths about mental health in the workplace, and considers how we can all make a difference by simply reaching out.