Celebrating October,
National Mental Health Month.

Supporting Employees’ Mental Wellbeing

Supporting Employees' Mental Wellbeing

Presented by Mental Health Industry Advisory Network
Tuesday October 5, 2021
  •  9:30am
  to 11:30am
Cost: Free
Location Zoom
Do you care about the mental wellbeing of your employees? Then learn from the experts! Art of The Minds and genU Training (RTO 5553) are proud to present a panel of lived experience professionals sharing their highs and lows of employee support in managing their mental wellbeing.

Our panel consists of :
•Kim Groizard Black Dog Institute
•Anette Hedberg, Wellways
•Rebecca Veale, Wellways
•Dean Valentine, Foundation61

genU Training (RTO 5553) prides itself in delivery high quality industry training in the area of mental health. In extending our partnership support to industry, we have developed the Mental Health Industry Advisory Network, to assist your organisations in managing the mental wellbeing of your employees in the workplace.

If your business is wanting to learn more about how to improve mental wellbeing support to your staff, then this is the network for you.

To RSVP, contact event host Jules Haddock at julie.haddock@genu.org.au

• One in five Australian employees report that they have taken time off work due to feeling mentally unwell in the past 12 months.
• According to the 2007 National Health Survey 1 out 5 persons aged 16-84 will experience a mental illness every year. It is believed to be more in line with youth presentation- 1 out of 4.
• Untreated mental health conditions cost Australian workplaces approximately $10.9 billion per year. (Comprises $4.7 billion in absenteeism, $6.1 billion in presenteeism1 and $146 million in compensation claims)
Source-State of Workplace mental Health in Australia /Beyond Blue

5 Missions of the Mental Health Industry Advisory Network
1. Engage with industry representatives to hear the current findings and developments in the area of mental health and wellbeing initiatives in the workplace.
2. Create opportunities for industry feedback in areas of required education focus or development, in line with industry demand.
3. Facilitate opportunities for industry representatives to share service initiatives with all parties associated.
4. Forge new and existing networks and developments, for the community, in relation to mental wellbeing in the workplace.
5. Showcase current wellbeing practices – guest speakers

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