Latest stats from SafeWork
Young workers between the ages of 16 and 24
- 1 in 16 have depression, and
- 1 in 6 have anxiety
To support young workers with a mental health condition, an employer must:
- Ensure a safe and healthy workplace overall
- Provide support and make reasonable adjustments to working conditions
- Maintain privacy around the worker and their condition
Please refer to SafeWork link below for more information:
New government initiative, Business in Mind which aims to promote mental health in small to medium enterprises:
Mend Services are proud to be a contributor alongside SafeWork in this initiative of Young Workers and Mental Health.
Mental health in the workplace is a growing issue and requires the education and understanding of businesses. There will be a strong focus on this issue as we move into 2019 as life/work balances are ever changing.
Please reflect on how to focus as a business for your workers and the mental health of all those around you in the coming year.
We provide a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program (EAP) support for your workplace, please call us on 02 9660 8611 if you require this assistance.
Our office will be closed from 5.00pm on Friday 21st December 2018 and will re-open on Wednesday 2nd January 2019.
We will provide on call assistance for all emergencies.