Nearly 70% of people are uncomfortable disclosing a mental illness to an employer; 35% said it wasn’t even a possibility. Of people taking sick leave due to depression, 40% hid the fact from their boss.
If you notice changes in a colleague or employee, it’s important to have the conversation and let them know they aren’t alone.
We’ve put together this printable Quick Reference Guide to Talking to Staff about their Mental Health which breaks down the process into simple steps.
Download it here:High Res: Quick Reference Guide to Talking with Staff about their Mental Health (18 downloads)
This Public Sector Workplace Mental Health Strategies conference, running from 3 – 5 December in Canberra, is an essential opportunity for government agencies to better understand how to navigate the issue of employee mental health. Learn from peers across the public sector and take away practical strategies to develop a positive workplace culture and improve employee mental health outcomes.