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In Australia 25% of workers take time off each year for stress-related reasons.

According to the World Health Organisation, mental health is “a state of well-being in which every individual realises his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to her or his community.”

This program is aimed at supervisors or staff wanting to build awareness of mental health, wellbeing, suicide and domestic violence. Participants will be equipped with the skills to respond to others who are struggling in a way that is non-judgemental and respectful.

Key Benefits

  • Recognise when a colleague, friend or family member is struggling;
  • Respond in an appropriate and compassionate manner;
  • Refer to a suitable service for ongoing support.

What will I learn?

You will learn how to:

  • Recognise when another person is in crisis;
  • Respond in an appropriate, compassionate and empowering way;
  • Refer for ongoing support.

You will NOT be expected to be a counsellor.

CDF Competencies

  • Live ACU’s Mission Vision and Values
  • Adapt to and Lead Change
  • Communicate with Impact
  • Make Informed Decisions


Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury

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Course code: 11255

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