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New mental health resource for sole traders impacted by covid-19

- May 7, 2020 2 MIN READ

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Kate Carnell has released a free online mental health resource for sole traders, amid alarming predictions of a dramatic rise in Australian suicide rates due to the economic and social impacts of coronavirus. Beyond Blue ambassador and sole trader Garry Mills hosts the short webinar, Chicken Soup… Read more »

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5 steps to support your staff during COVID-19

- May 6, 2020 3 MIN READ

The pressures of COVID-19 can have an ongoing impact on your staff’s mental health. Supporting them through the crisis is vital, writes Dr Aimee Gayed, a psychologist and Postdoctoral Research Fellow in workplace mental health at Black Dog Institute. COVID-19 has created dramatic changes in the workplace. Depending on your organisation, you and your team… Read more »

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The next coronavirus battle ground: our looming mental health crisis

- May 1, 2020 5 MIN READ

The battle against the mental health consequences of the coronavirus pandemic is just beginning. Governments and researchers are mapping how best to prevent the predicted rise in mental health issues we face in coming months and beyond. This involves not only preventing a wave of mental disorders from starting but also preventing increased difficulties in… Read more »

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3 ways to curb the coronavirus panic pandemic

- March 19, 2020 2 MIN READ

We have never experienced a pandemic like this, when we have the highest number of social media users in the world and everyone can openly express their responses whether rational or irrational and too, publicly. The coronavirus has received the most media attention than any other pandemic in the past. It is times like this… Read more »

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5 reasons why you should prioritise workplace health

- January 9, 2020 3 MIN READ

Leading workplace safety organisation SAI Global is urging employers to prioritise the wellbeing of their employees, revealing five important benefits of doing so.  Rod Beath, workplace safety specialist at SAI Global, says while employers are accustomed to looking at how they can implement changes in the business that prevent physical injuries, they are less confident… Read more »

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How to get mentally prepared for 2020

- December 31, 2019 3 MIN READ

Every 5th person will experience a mental health issue in 2020. With stress and mental disorders on the rise, it’s crucial to craft a resilient vision to carry you through the highs and lows of 2020. Whether you’re a business owner or employee, these key actions could help develop resilience in  order to thrive over… Read more »