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.
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
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.
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/
WorkSafe Victoria http://www.worksafe.vic.gov.au/
WorkCover Queensland https://www.worksafe.qld.gov.au/
WorkCover WA http://www.workcover.wa.gov.au/