Diversity and inclusion have become fundamental pillars of business success and a thriving and mentally healthy workplace. As organisations strive to foster environments that promote and support the positive mental health and wellbeing of employees, it has become increasingly evident that diversity and inclusion play a pivotal role in achieving this.
When it comes to your people’s mental health and wellbeing, choosing the right EAP provider is a must. To ensure you have a well-matched EAP provider, it’s important to ensure that they uniquely fit your workplace needs, providing tailored comprehensive support.
Advancing the wellbeing of employees in 2023 is going to need more than ‘tick the box’ services or a lunchtime yoga session. With new legislation currently rolling out at a state level and new legal precedence being set in the high court this year, organisations are being called on to do more to protect their people’s mental health and wellbeing.
Our brains like to plan and are wired to see uncertainty and change as a risk/ threat.
In recent years, the term Wellbeing Champion has gained widespread recognition…
In today’s fast-paced and demanding work environment, the focus on employee wellbeing and mental health has gained significant attention.
In recent years, there has been an increased focus on the impact of psychosocial hazards in the workplace on employee mental health. While identifying these hazards is an important first step, it is important to recognise that often these hazards do not exist in isolation, and that the cumulative impact of multiple hazards have a significant impact on employee mental health and wellbeing.
The workplace environment can significantly impact the psychological wellbeing of employees. Psychosocial factors are the elements that contribute to this impact. These factors can have both positive and negative effects on employees’ mental health. For instance, positive or protective psychosocial factors such as social support, autonomy, and a sense of purpose at work can enhance…
Vicarious trauma risks and the ‘cost of caring for others’ are one of the most significant challenges employees face when working with traumatic events and material. Embedding and promoting a culture of psychological safety can be a critical protective factor in ameliorating and preventing vicarious trauma risks in the workplace.
As mental health has grown to be an important topic in the workplace, it’s still often a conversation which can leave leaders fearful about what to say. Having sensitive mental health conversations can be tricky to navigate. They can evoke high emotions which commonly leads to avoidance around engaging in such conversations. However, when an issue is not addressed, a small issue usually becomes a bigger one.