At any given time 1 in 5 employees are likely to be experiencing a mental health condition.
65% of people with mental illness do not access any treatment.
Mental illness costs Australian businesses around $10.9 billion a year in lost productivity.
Research has shown that for every for every one dollar invested in mental health initiatives, there’s a return of $2.30.
As someone who works as a senior executive and lives with a chronic mental illness, I am passionate about educating my audience about mental illness and creating mentally healthy workplaces. My aim is to raise awareness and break down the stigma of mental illness in the workplace.
Creating a positive and open approach to workplace mental health.
Understanding the impact of mental illness in the workplace at the individual and organizational level.
Supporting colleagues and staff.
The personal experience of mental illness and recovery.
Duration: 60min including Q&A
Requirements: Data projector
File (PC) brought on a USB
Playing of video with sound
• One in five (20%) Australians aged 16-85 experience a mental illness in any year • The onset of mental illness is typically around mid-to-late adolescence and Australian youth (18-24 years old) have the highest prevalence of mental illness than any other age group. • 65% of people with mental illness do not access any […]