Resources

Resources

Useful Links

beyondblue: www.beyondblue.org.au
A national organisation which aims to reduce the prevalence of anxiety and depression in Australia and the stigma surrounding the issues.

Black Dog Institute: www.blackdoginstitute.org.au
Expert information for the public and professionals.

Heads Up: https://www.headsup.org.au
Developed by the Mentally Healthy Workplace Alliance and beyondblue, Heads Up is all about giving individuals and businesses the tools to create more mentally healthy workplaces.

Australian Psychological Society: http://www.psychology.org.au
The APS is the leading organisation for psychologists in Australia, representing over 22,000 members, and is the largest of all non-medical health professionals organisations in Australia.

Mental Health First Aid: https://mhfa.com.au/
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Australia is a national not-for-profit health promotion charity focused on mental health training and research.

Tools and Articles

Black Dog Institute Workplace mental health toolkit: Strategies and resources to assist Australian workers with the management and support of mental illness in the workplace.
https://www.blackdoginstitute.org.au/education-training/workplace-mental-health-and-wellbeing/mental-health-toolkit

Safe Work Australia Fact Sheet: Preventing Psychological Injury under Work Health and Safety Laws
https://www.safeworkaustralia.gov.au/system/files/documents/1702/preventing-psychological-injury-under-whs-laws.pdf

Safe Work Australia Case Study: Reducing Psychological Injury
https://www.safeworkaustralia.gov.au/book/reducing-psychological-injury

Heads Up: The business case for investment in mental wellbeing
https://www.headsup.org.au/creating-a-mentally-healthy-workplace/the-business-case/roi

Mental Health First Aid Australia Guidelines: Workplace prevention of mental health problems – Guidelines for organisations
https://mhfa.com.au/sites/default/files/GUIDELINES-for-workplace-prevention-of-mental-health-problems.pdf

Australian Public Service Commission: Working together: promoting mental health and wellbeing at work
http://www.apsc.gov.au/publications-and-media/current-publications/mental-health 13 March 2014.

Other Resources

State and Territory workers insurance schemes in Australia also provide a range of information for employers and workers.

icare (insurance and care NSW) http://icare.nsw.gov.au/
ReturntoWorkSA http://www.rtwsa.com/
WorkSafe Victoria http://www.worksafe.vic.gov.au/
WorkCover Queensland https://www.worksafe.qld.gov.au/
WorkCover WA http://www.workcover.wa.gov.au/
NTWorkSafe http://www.worksafe.nt.gov.au/
WorkCoverTAS http://www.workcover.tas.gov.au/
Comcare http://www.comcare.gov.au/