Supporting positive mental health and wellness within any workplace is essential. Within healthcare, a large majority of healthcare providers treat or refer patients to specialists for mental health conditions on a daily basis and yet a number of healthcare professionals are unfortunately suffering themselves.
Beyond Blue states that ‘Evidence suggests health professionals are at greater risk of experiencing anxiety, depression and suicide. Risk factors in the workplace include heavy workloads, long working hours, shift work, bullying, harassment, occupational violence, and home/work stress’.
With a number of challenges faced by all members of the healthcare community, this webinar aims to identify ways to support the creation of a mentally healthy workplace and identifies professional resources available to support those who may be suffering from mental health.