Mentally healthy workplaces work better for everyone

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Mentally healthy workplaces work better for everyone

Support at work can start with a simple conversation

Tips for speaking to your manager

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Support at work can start with a simple conversation

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It’s fast, free and keeps you up-to-date with the latest developments in workplace mental health

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What is Heads Up?

Mentally healthy workplaces work better for everyone, and Heads Up is all about giving individuals and businesses free tools and resources to take action.

Develop an action plan to create a mentally healthy workplace, find out about taking care of your own mental health, and get tips on having a conversation with someone you're concerned about.

After all, promoting mental health in the workplace is everyone's responsibility. However small you decide to start, take the first step towards a more mentally healthy workplace today.   

Joining Heads Up means we can keep in touch with you and support you on your journey. We'll also keep you up to date with newly launched resources and share tips to make you and your workplace more mentally healthy.

Why your workplace should be mentally healthy

At any given time
1 in 5

employees are likely to be experiencing a 
mental health condition

Untreated mental health conditions
cost Australian employers 

$10.9 billion

every year

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research shows:


$2.30

is the average return on investment for every $1 invested in creating a mentally healthy workplace

How to make your workplace mentally healthy 

Take the first step by creating a customised action plan for your business. This interactive tool will help you identify priority areas and provide guidance on how to get started. You’ll also have access to a whole range of resources to support you.

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    Identify priority areas

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    Implement actions

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    Review and share

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Taking care of yourself and your colleagues

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Taking care of
myself

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Looking out for
​others

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Know your
​rights

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News

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    28/04

    Hospital using wellbeing to challenge 'compassion fatigue'

    A new study following more than 250,000 Canadian workers in over 40 organisations as they implement national mental health reforms has found many are starting to see surprising flow-on benefits. Though an overwhelming majority of the organisations had begun implementing wellbeing changes because they felt it was the ‘right thing to do’, many are now starting to see unexpected positive effects, including improved organisational reputation, increased employee engagement, and improved employee health and wellbeing.
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    27/04

    New free online learning module helps manage mental health risks

    Today, on World Day for Safety and Health at Work, we’ve launched a new free online interactive training module to support managers and employees address mental health risks in the workplace. Many employees experience workplace stress, which is a significant risk to workplace mental health.
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    26/04

    Register now to talk about best practice mental health at work

    Are you working on improving your organisation’s mental health for the better? Wondering if other organisations share some of the same challenges your organisation may be facing? This upcoming conference on mental health in the workplace is a great way to connect with others also working on implementing workplace change.
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