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Beyond Blue works hard to improve the mental health of workers in Australia and promote the benefits of mentally healthy workplaces.
Beyond Blue forges strong partnerships to build the capacity of industries, workplaces and individuals to know what to do to be a mentally healthy workplace; one that protects the mental health of all staff, promotes wellbeing, and supports staff with mental health conditions. A range of resources and programs continue to be developed to assist organisations and individuals be mentally healthy.
The Heads Up initiative, launched by Beyond Blue in partnership with the Mentally Healthy Workplace Alliance (MHWA), encourages all people in every workplace to take action on mental health. The Heads Up website gives individuals and organisations free tools and resources to help them manage mental health issues in the workplace. Join Heads Up and keep up to date with the latest developments in workplace mental health. Joining will also allow you to create and save a tailored action plan for your organisation.
Beyond Blue has developed a number of free and innovative online programs for a variety of workplace audiences, to increase understanding of mental health in the workplace. The online programs can be completed by individuals in the workplace or in the privacy of the home. Some of the resources are also Sharable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) which means they can be imported into organisation’s own Learning Management System’s (LMS).
Beyond Blue's ‘Mental health in the workplace’ toolbox talk training package aims to equip managers with the skills and confidence to encourage conversations about mental health in the workplace, reduce stigma and support staff experiencing a mental health condition.
Beyond Blue's 'Mental health in the workplace' toolbox talk training package aims to equip union delegates with the skills and confidence to encourage conversations about mental health in the workplace, reduce stigma and support workers experiencing a mental health condition.
The Beyond Blue Police and Emergency Services Program was established to address the high rates of mental health conditions and suicide among Australian police and emergency services personnel. The Program focuses on police, ambulance, fire and rescue, and state emergency services, and includes current and former/retired workers, volunteers and their families.
Beyond Blue funds a range of research projects primarily designed to identify, and then address, the gaps in the evidence base.
View Beyond Blue-funded research projects relating to workplaces
Beyond Blue offers a free catalogue of resources on depression, anxiety, and suicide for people, partners, family and friends, and for health professionals who work in mental health.
Beyond Blue draws on a range of partners and advisors and works closely with industry bodies, unions and professional associations to disseminate its work.
Beyond Blue works to improve mental health at work and promote the benefits of mentally healthy workplaces.
Visit the Work and mental health section for information on a range of workplace mental health strategies.