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    Workplace wellbeing experts agree on priority areas for action

    Aug 14, 2017
    If you’re working towards improving the mental health of your workplace, you’ll know there’s no ‘one size fits all’ solution. However, Australian workplace wellbeing experts have identified three key ways Australian workplaces can improve mental health at work.
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    Hospital using wellbeing to challenge 'compassion fatigue'

    Apr 28, 2017
    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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    New free online learning module helps manage mental health risks

    Apr 27, 2017
    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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    Register now to talk about best practice mental health at work

    Apr 26, 2017
    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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    World-first study measuring police and emergency services workers’ wellbeing at work

    Apr 26, 2017
    In a world-first research project, beyondblue is collecting data on a national scale about the wellbeing of police and emergency services workers. The three-stage research project aims to help save lives and improve the mental health and wellbeing of police and emergency services personnel throughout Australia.
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    Mental health and wellbeing strategy making big steps for Ambulance Victoria workers

    Mar 09, 2017
    Ambulance Victoria’s mental health and wellbeing strategy, developed with input and feedback from beyondblue, has been making big changes. It’s helping to change culture and provide a safer, more mentally healthy workplace for all its staff.
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    #teambeyondblue takes on the tri, raising money for mental health

    Mar 09, 2017
    The Australian Corporate Triathlon Series is halfway complete, and with two events still to go, competitors have already raised over $20,000 for beyondblue.
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    Feeling burned out? You’re not alone

    Mar 09, 2017
    As the nature of work changes over time, we’re taking more work and stress home. As a consequence, many of us increasingly feel like we are struggling to keep up with the demands of our jobs. But evidence suggests making the decision to ‘switch off’, and sticking to it, can be the most effective step we can take to improve both our overall wellbeing and our productivity.
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    Grab your runners and join #teambeyondblue as we swim, cycle, and run to tackle depression, anxiety and suicide

    Feb 13, 2017
    Over 20 beyondblue staff members, including CEO Georgie Harman, will join an estimated 11,000 competitors in the Australian Corporate Triathlon Series between February and April 2017.
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    Supportive management is key to creating mentally healthy workplaces

    Feb 13, 2017
    Mentally healthy workplaces create an environment that helps staff to be more open about mental health conditions and get the support they need when they're at work.
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    Mental health first aid improving health and bottom line for business

    Feb 13, 2017
    After finding mental health conditions consistently ranked in the top items claimed on its medical insurance, European household manufacturer Unilever has responded by investing in mental health first aid training for its managers.
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    Bite-sized information sessions improving workplace mental health

    Feb 13, 2017
    Companies around the world are using 'toolbox talks' - regular five-minute team discussions - to boost employees' knowledge and confidence around mental health.
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    How to go home on time 365 days a year

    Nov 21, 2016
    The message behind the Australia Institute’s annual Go Home on Time Day is pretty straightforward – work your hours and leave when you’re supposed to. But if you’re among the 50 per cent of Australian employees doing unpaid overtime on the regular, how do you make this annual event a permanent fixture?
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    Get recognition for your Heads Up progress

    Nov 16, 2016
    If you're taking action on workplace mental health, you could be eligible for recognition through the Victorian Government's Achievement Program.
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    Effect of stress is long-lasting, study shows

    Nov 08, 2016
    Clocking up extra hours doesn’t just leave you feeling wiped out by the weekend. A recent Finnish study found that people exposed to high levels of stress and sleep deprivation during their working years rated lower against every health metric in older age.
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    Research aims to reduce stigma by calculating employee contributions

    Nov 08, 2016
    A new study finds workers with mental health conditions add £226 billion to the UK’s economy – a figure researchers say could be much higher.
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    Join the beyondblue Speakers Bureau and share your story

    Nov 07, 2016
    Are you interested in speaking publicly about your experiences with depression or anxiety to help reduce stigma and raise awareness of mental health issues?
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    Bullying at work is rife and attempts to combat it are failing

    Oct 11, 2016
    Almost 50 per cent of Australian employees will experience some form of workplace bullying during their lives, according to the latest research from beyondblue
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    On the hunt for a better balance

    Sep 26, 2016
    Punch ‘work-life balance’ into Google and you get hit with a flood of articles about how more and more Australian employees are seeing their time with family and friends eroded by work, and the effect this is having on their mental health.
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    Workplace mental health program offers discount for Heads Up community

    Aug 02, 2016
    Sign up for the Australian School of Applied Management's state-based seminars by 9 September and get 50 per cent off the standard single price.