Managing Mental Illness and Suicide Prevention

COVID 19 has raised series concerns about mental health, with SA Health recently reporting nearly 20% of adults have experienced psychological distress and one in four reported having at least one mental health condition.

Business SA is concerned for our business community’s mental health and wellbeing, with business owners under enormous pressure and your some of your employees feeling anxious and uncertain.
Join us for the first event in our Navigating Mental Health in Your Workplace webinar series, Managing Mental Illness and Suicide Prevention.

We will be joined by R U OK? Ambassador, Anthony Hart who will help you to learn how to notice when staff or colleagues might be struggling in your workplace and how to ask, are you ok? Anthony will share his story and how a workplace can support someone that might be struggling with mental illness. He will also share where and how to get help when required.

Tracey Wanganeen, Uniting Communities coordinator for StandBy Support After Suicide Program will open the conversation on suicide and will provide guidance on suicide prevention and what businesses can do to prepare for the impacts felt by suicide.

This webinar will be facilitated by David Kelly – South Australian Mental Health Commissioner.

You will walk away from this webinar knowing:

  • The signs to look out for with a worker who is struggling or suicidal
  • how to ask RUOK? and what resources to help you ask
  • what your business can do to be suicide ready

This webinar is brought to you in partnership with the South Australian Mental Health Commission.

Location:
Tickets:
Business Victor Harbor Members: $ 0.00
Business SA Members: $ 0.00