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Mentally healthy workplaces

A mentally healthy workplace is good for business productivity and employee health and wellbeing.

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A mentally healthy workplace is one where:

  • mental health is everyone’s responsibility
  • mental health policies and practices are integrated and embedded across the organisation
  • support (interventions) are tailored to each work group
  • continuous evaluation and improvement is visible.

Learn more about how you can create a mentally healthy workplace.


Free coaching and training programs

Our programs are offered online or face to face and subject to the current COVID-19 restrictions.  The rules in NSW

One on one expert coaching

Get one-on-one expert advice from registered psychologists (coaches) to help your business or not-for-profit.

Talk to our coaches about any topic that can improve mental health in your workplace. They will help you create practical solutions that are tailored to your needs.

Coaching is available at a time that suits you, either over the phone, online or face to face*.

 

Find out more about direct practical coaching.

Training for managing mental wellbeing in your team 

If you’re looking after a team as a manager or team leader, find out how you can help make yours a mentally healthy workplace.

 You will learn:

  • how to have conversations with team members about mental health
  • how to design healthier workplaces
  • how to assist team members to stay at work, or to return to work after an absence
  • how to spot the early warning signs of mental ill-health and what to do
  • your legal responsibilities as a manager
  • strategies you can use for your own self-care or to support others
  • where to go for more support

Training is delivered online or in person* by an expert psychologist from the Black Dog Institute. 

Apply today for training for managers

Training for employers and executive leaders 

Learn how to design safe workplaces and how to integrate mental health into all areas of your business, which will increase productivity and save you money. This training is for business owners, employers and executive leaders.
You will learn:

  •  strategies to support mental health at work and how to embed them into your business
  • how to design healthier workplaces  (e.g. procedures, job roles and responsibilities)
  • your legal responsibilities as an employer

Training is delivered online or in person* by an expert psychologist from the Black Dog Institute. 

Apply today for training for employers

Training for individuals’ mental health at work

A change in behaviour in yourself or a colleague, could be a sign support is needed. Learn how to understand and support someone with their mental health or reach out for support yourself. This training is for all individuals such as workers and sole traders.

 You will learn:

  • how to spot the early warning signs of mental ill-health and what to do
  • how to have conversations at work about mental health
  •  what your work health and safety responsibilities are
  •  strategies you can use for your own self-care or to support others
  •  where to go for more support

Training is delivered online or in person* by an expert psychologist from the Black Dog Institute.

Apply today for training for individuals


Bullying and violence

Bullying and violence in the workplace includes verbal and physical behaviours that can lead to psychological and physical injuries. To be safe at work read SafeWork NSW information on bullying and violence.

Last updated: 16 July 2021

 

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