"Mental illness in Australia is costing workplaces an estimated $17 billion a year in lost productivity"
- Productivity Commission Inquiry Report (2020)
It is also reported that employees with mental illness take, on average, 10 to 12 days off a year due to psychological distress (up to $10b in productivity). whilst on average, people with mental ill-health that attended work reported that they reduced the amount of work they did on 14 to 18 days a year because of their psychological distress (up to $7b in productivity).
A mentally healthy workplace is one that protects and promotes mental health and empowers people to seek help for depression and anxiety, for the benefit of the individual, organisation and community.
Identifying psychological risks is much harder than physical ones.
Our 13 part Mental Health and Wellbeing video based training program will help demystify this for employers and provide clear guidance on eliminating workplace mental health risks. The first 8 titles provide effective tips for managing mental health and wellbeing for the manager or supervisor.
The final 5 modules are for workers and details how they can assist in maintaining a psychologically healthy workplace. Furthermore, it also details how to manage their own mental health.View Full Series