One-third of Australian employees live with mental illness

This article is originally published in the HRD. In Australia, a whopping one-third of all employees live with depression, anxiety or stress. Indeed, Australia's Biggest Mental Health Check-In surveyed about 3,500 employees across a variety of industries. The research by Medibio found one-third of program participants live with some form of mental illness, (with 36% living … Continue reading One-third of Australian employees live with mental illness

Do I have an anxiety disorder? When a normal emotion causes problems

This article is written by Anthony Berrick, Director and Principal Psychologist of Berrick Psychology, a Career Money Life Certified Supplier. You can view the original article on Anthony's website. WHAT IS ANXIETY? Anxiety is an unpleasant, yet perfectly normal, emotional state associated with the perception of threat. Although it can at times be extremely uncomfortable, anxiety … Continue reading Do I have an anxiety disorder? When a normal emotion causes problems

Shocking number of employers are neglecting staff mental health

Dealing with mental health in the workplace is an issue that HR leaders are continually grappling with. How do you remain supportive, whilst also respecting privacy? Should you approach them or wait till they ask to speak to you? A recent report from ADP found that 20% of workers suffer from stress on a daily … Continue reading Shocking number of employers are neglecting staff mental health

Lived experience: Part III

This article has been submitted to us by Deb Roberts, Self-care Expert and Director of Yogabean, a Career Money Life Certified Supplier. Is worthiness a myth? I don’t need to do work to be worthy. I don’t need a job to be worthy. I don’t need a career to feel worthy. I don’t need children … Continue reading Lived experience: Part III

Fake psychologist advised major organisations on mental health treatment

This article is written by Chris Vedelago and is originally published in The Age. A mental health consultant who posed as a psychologist and fabricated his academic credentials to boost his career has avoided a criminal conviction but will pay a $10,000 fine and $14,000 in costs. Adam Carrozza, who has held senior positions at … Continue reading Fake psychologist advised major organisations on mental health treatment