Mental Health in your Workplace
The discussion around mental health has become more open and widespread in the past decade, but what impact does mental health have on a workplace?
In the videos below, Our CEO Tracey Fraser speaks about mental health in the workplace and Wodonga Abattoirs Ross Williams, talking about how the mental health of an employee can affect a business and how programs like Work Assist can help employees get back on track.
Mental Health at Work – For Employers
The impacts of COVID-19 can make us all feel anxious, stressed and worried. Here are some simple tips that you can do to look after your staff and your own mental wellbeing.
- Stay connected with work colleagues, family and friends
- Schedule catch-ups using video platforms
- Maintain or start an exercise routine that’s appropriate to your physical ability
- Find something that your grateful for everyday
- Limit your social media usage
- Obtain information from reliable sources
- Offer support to others
- Eat well, dress well and wash well
- Get fresh air and sunshine everyday
- Set yourself an achievable goal everyday
- Don’t put pressure on yourself to be productive all the time
- Learn a new skill or craft
If you feel a change in your well-being, please speak to someone and consult your GP immediately. If you need urgent support, you can call Lifeline on 13 11 14.
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