Useful Links

A national organisation which aims to reduce the prevalence of anxiety and depression in Australia and the stigma surrounding the issues.

Black Dog Institute:
Expert information for the public and professionals.

Heads Up:
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:
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:
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.

Safe Work Australia Fact Sheet: Preventing Psychological Injury under Work Health and Safety Laws

Safe Work Australia Case Study: Reducing Psychological Injury

Heads Up: The business case for investment in mental wellbeing

Mental Health First Aid Australia Guidelines: Workplace prevention of mental health problems – Guidelines for organisations

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)
WorkSafe Victoria
WorkCover Queensland
WorkCover WA