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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Join Heads Up for added benefits

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 depression
results in over

6 million

working days lost

each year in Australia

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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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    Join the beyondblue Speakers Bureau
    20/06

    Join the beyondblue Speakers Bureau and share your story

    Are you interested in speaking publicly about your experiences with depression or anxiety to help reduce stigma and raise awareness of mental health issues?
    Learn more
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    Small business news story
    17/06

    Tips on returning to work after an absence

    If you’ve taken a break to recover from anxiety or depression, making the transition back to the workplace can be daunting. It’s important to build up gradually, set reasonable limits and take care of yourself as you get back into the swing of things.
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    22/05

    Help your employees support each other

    While most of us want to help our colleagues, we're often unsure of how to go about it or worried about saying the wrong thing. Check out these four tips to help leaders create a positive environment where people feel confident to ask for and offer support.
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