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Creating Mentally Healthy Workplaces across NSW

Mental health conditions like depression and anxiety are costing Australian businesses $12 billion each year through staff  absences, reduced work performance and productivity, increased staff turnover rates and associated recruitment and training costs, as well as compensation claims. With one in six Australian workers experiencing mental illness, workplaces can play an important role in maintaining

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Financial Hardship

There are a lot of people who are experiencing hardship, particularly with the lack of rising wages, increasing cost of living and a subtraction in the Australian economy and more broadly the global economy. It is common for people to experience financial hardship at various times and through different stages in life. Financial hardship can

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Any Day is OK to Ask R U OK?

R U OK? Day is our national day of action dedicated to reminding everyone that any day is the day to ask, “Are you ok?”.  It’s about inspiring people to start these conversations every day of the year to support those struggling with life. Sometimes, we may not feel confident if the person says, “No

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Well Man – A new men’s health app

A fantastic new men’s health app was recently launched. The app is available for free via the App Store or Google Play Store and is aimed at improving men’s overall health and wellbeing. One of our LifeSpan community members reviewed the app from a “blokes” perspective. Their feedback was “This is a really straight forward,

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NSW Strategic Suicide Prevention Framework

The Strategic Framework for Suicide Prevention in NSW 2018-2023​was launched by NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian, with the Minister for Mental Health, Tanya Davies on 17 October 2018. The Framework will guide activities in NSW until 2023 and marks the beginning of the journey towards zero suicides in NSW. The Framework has been developed by the NSW

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Youth Aware of Mental Health (YAM)

Are you passionate about promoting mental health, resilience & help-seeking in young people?
Are you willing to volunteer a small amount of time to help deliver a mental health program in schools?
Then we would love to hear from you! info@suicidepreventioncentralcoast.org.au