I am a staff member

Useful tools and resources for department staff to support themselves and others.

Immediate support is available from the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) - Supporting You. Call them anytime on 1800 060 650.

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I want to support myself

Find tools and techniques to boost your wellbeing at Being Well.

Assess your wellbeing with the Healthy Lifestyle Check, a free confidential guide from the Get Healthy at Work program.

Being Well brings information and resources from across the department together to help you manage your wellbeing and contribute to a healthy workplace culture. It is an excellent resource so check it out!

Contact EAP - Supporting You for independent and confidential counselling. Call anytime 1800 060 650.

Find information and resources to support positive relationships and a respectful workplace culture at Respectful Workplaces.

Seek support and find strategies that are right for you at Head to Health.

Look for activities, guidance and inspiration in the Beyond Blue wellbeing articles.

I want to support a colleague

Staff and their immediate families can access independent counselling anytime through EAP - Supporting You. Call anytime on 1800 060 650.

Heads up shares ways to support a workmate who is going through a tough time.

Send a friend wellbeing tools for you from Be You. These pages have guidance and practical strategies to support a colleague that you are concerned about.

I want to support a student

You have a unique relationship with students and may notice when they are going through a tough time. ReachOut identifies some mental health support tips for teachers. If you have concerns about a student discuss them confidentially with the appropriate school staff such as the school executive, school counsellor/psychologist.

ReachOut has a range of lesson content for secondary students to learn about mental health.

RUOK also offers resources for educators.

As a leader, I want to support my school or team

Read about EAP - Supporting You services that can help you support your staff and teams to improve their health and wellbeing at supporting resources.

Access a dedicated service for leaders to help manage your teams and the challenges you may face at Leadership Support.

Learn about information and resources from across the Department to help you manage your and your teams wellbeing and contribute to a healthy workplace culture at Being Well.

Send a friend wellbeing tools for you from Be You. These pages have guidance and practical strategies to support a colleague who you are concerned about.

Understand your obligation to create a safe and healthy workplace for all employees at Work Health and Safety Management program.

Support positive realtionships and respectful workplaces with information and resources from Respectful Workplaces.

Teachers and school executive have a unique relationship with students and may notice when they are going through a tough time. ReachOut identifies some mental health support tips for teachers. If you have concerns about a student discuss them confidentially with the appropriate school staff such as the school counsellor/psychologist.

As a leader, you have the capacity to create and lead change. Be You can support with developing a community approach to mental health and wellbeing.

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