Mental health at work

It’s a legal responsibility to have a safe and healthy workplace. Learn more about mental health at work, your rights, and obligations, and complete the Workplace Pulse Check to see how your business compares to others.

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One-on-one business coaching

Get personalised support for your business. Our free Direct Practical Coaching program provides one-on-one expert advice about any topic that can impact mental health in your workplace. You'll get practical solutions to help create lasting change in your workplace.

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Free workplace training 

Give your team the tools to thrive. Our workplace mental health training courses are easy to do and take just a couple of hours. The free interactive workshops are designed for managers, workers and employers and are provided by experts from Blackdog Institute. 

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Workplace Pulse Check

Learn how mentally healthy your workplace is. Find out how it compares to other businesses of the same size and in your industry.

Get a tailored report that you can share plus advice on the actions you can take to support mental health in your workplace  

Take the pulse check


Mental health in the workplace

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Create a mentally healthy workplace

Not sure where to start or what to do next? Use this practical, step by step advice to create a mentally healthy workplace.

Find out what steps to take

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Factors that impact mental health

Learn about the workplace risk factors that can impact mental health. Manage risk factors proactively to have a productive and safe business. 

Learn about risk factors

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Resource kits

Our resource kits cover topics such as recovery at work, developing policies and training, as well as supporting leaders, small businesses and the NSW government sector. 

Access tailored support and resources


Legal obligations and rights

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For employers 

Employers have a legal obligation to manage risks and ensure both the mental and physical safety of people at work. 

Read about your obligations and rights 

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For workers 

Workers have a legal obligation to work in a safe way and look out for their own and others’ health and safety at work. 

Read about your obligations and rights 

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Code of Practice 

SafeWork NSW, the work health and safety regulator, provides the Code of Practice on managing psychosocial hazards at work. The code provides practical guidance and case studies on how you can comply with your obligations under the WHS legislation.

Read the Code of Practice


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Success stories 

Watch videos of businesses who have already taken part in our free programs. Hear what they learnt, the steps they took to create a mentally healthy workplace and their results.


Ambassadors

Dr Chris Doyle
Chris has been the Group Head of Environment, Health and Safety for the Lendlease Group for over 15 years and is a passionate advocate for mental health support in the building and construction sector.
Fiona Simson
Fiona is the President of the National Farmers Federation and is passionate about growth and sustainability. She wants to shape the way mental health is addressed in the sector and lead change by raising awareness that it is okay to not be okay so that people start the conversation. 
Dave Burroughs
Dave is a psychologist and Westpac's Chief Mental Health Officer. He is an advocate for evidence-informed approaches to workplace mental health, which is a foundation of Westpac’s mental health strategy where mental health is considered a positive concept.  

 

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