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#FairKitchens Mental health support

Information and support available to help you and your team achieve your best possible mental health.

Mental health support for businesses

The mental health of your colleagues is important for a productive and safe work environment. Providing your staff with a mental health toolkit supports their individual wellbeing and the overall wellbeing of your business. The workplace mental health toolkit is an evidence-based resource developed through the BlackDog Institute's research. A free toolkit can be downloaded as an interactive PDF and includes:

  > A complete overview of what mental health means

  > Detailed information on stress, depression and anxiety in the workplace

  > Best practice advice on seeking help and tips on supporting others; information on wellbeing and staying well at work; links to helpful videos, websites and online tools.

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MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT FOR INDIVIDUALS

The Black Dog Institute is one of only two medical research institutes in Australia dedicated to mental health and suicide prevention. They turn research into action, creating evidence-based e-health tools, training, clinical services and online resources - all designed to prevent mental illness.They provide a range of useful free resources to businesses and the public:

When and where to get help          > Understanding depression

Access self-test for depression    > Understanding anxiety

Access self test for anxiety            > Suicide and self harm

Contact details for crisis support services

Lifeline

LIFELINE - CRISIS SUPPORT & SUICIDE PREVENTION

If you are feeling lonely, distressed, overwhelmed, thinking about suicide, or just not coping, help is available.

Call 13 11 14

No one needs to face their problems alone.

Get information, fact sheets and resources from:

Depression                    > Family and relationship problems

Financial problems      > Loneliness and isolation

Stress                             > Substance abuse and addiction

Access fact sheets on all topics