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Mental health resources & services

Use the following resource and support service links to help build your personal mental health wellness or to develop health and wellbeing programs in your workplace. The most effective programs follow the same steps as successful safety programs, so any efforts are best done as part of an integrated approach.

Emergency contacts are also listed.

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Taking personal care

Be proactive about looking after your own mental health, in the same way you take action to protect your physical health and safety in the workplace.

Read our Top 10 Tips to maintaining and improving your own health and wellbeing. Notice what you are already doing well, but be honest with yourself. Write down an area for action and feel good about making some small changes – these can lead to big improvements.

Safety solutions at work

Workplaces can be a good setting for promoting positive attitudes and practices about mental health, particularly through education and awareness. 

We have put together a series of 12 fact sheets to help business identify and manage stress in their workplace.

Our Simple Steps to Safety guide, with useful templates and checklists, will help you to include work health and safety as part of your business planning. Use our health and safety checklist to help identify mental health-related hazards in your workplace and find areas for improvement.

View our Top 10 Tips video, which can be used as a discussion starter or inspiration for toolbox talks and group exercises around sharing the responsibility for maintaining and improving health and wellbeing.

Seek information, advice and support from our free workplace advisory service if you need it.

Resources: individual

Resources: workplace

Resources: support services

Emergency contacts

If you are in an emergency, or at immediate risk of harm to yourself or others, please contact emergency services on 000. Otherwise help is available from:

Motivation events

Focus days or events can be a great motivator to do something positive about improving health and wellbeing, either personally or as a workplace group. Try the following: