Today is World Mental Health Day. It’s great to see some awareness being brought to the topic of mental health in our community.. did you know that 1 in 5 Australians are affected by a mental illness, yet many still don’t seek assistance for fear of stigma. Globally, more than 300 million people suffer from depression, the leading cause of disability. More than 260 million are living with anxiety disorders. Many of these people live with both
The theme this year is Mental Health in the Workplace. What can you do in your workplace to ensure it’s a healthy, proactive working environment? Do you have employee counselling services available? Does your line manager have an open door policy to discuss any issues? Do you feel valued in your work role?
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