Resources for workers, their families and employers to assist with prevention and recovery from work-related psychological injury or mental illness.
Around Australia one in five people at work are experiencing some kind of mental illness, which impacts relationships, productivity, and physical health. Mental health is in the top five of all injuries EML manages and we have invested heavily in prevention, mitigation and rehabilitation to help people get their lives back.
Our nationally-relevant videos and articles have been developed through collaborations with organisations such as NSW Police, Fire and Rescue NSW, NSW Health, the Black Dog Institute and the Royal Australasian College of Physicians.
Watch these videos and read our articles and access useful resources for tips on protecting your mental health, family support opportunities, and creating workplaces that support prevention, early intervention and recovery.
Protecting workplace mental health
The initiative titled ‘Mind Your Head’ (MYH) is funded by our Mutual Benefits Program and is a collaboration between the ACTU and EML, supported by WorkSafe’s WorkWell Mental He...
First Appointment videos
The First Appointment videos help you be mentally and physically prepared to start treatment with a psychologist, psychiatrist and exercise physiologist.
Improving your mental health through exercise
Exercise is one of the best things you can do to preserve mental health or recover from mental illness.
Diet and mental health
Watch and learn with Dietitian Dr. Scott Teasdale PhD, as he explains what happens to you and ways to manage your diet to help you on a path to a healthier life.
Apps for wellbeing
Take a look at our list of helpful apps and online tools designed to support your physical and mental wellbeing.
PTSD in Emergency Services
Resources for workers and clinicians to help protect emergency service workers from the impacts of post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and mental illness.
Recovery after Trauma Guides
Find information and support for exposure to traumatic events with EML’s Recovery After Trauma booklets
(Mis)behave with Dave
Reduce the risk of absenteeism, anxiety and depression with a positive workplace environment. EML’s six-part video series will show you how
Supporting your people
The cost effective and innovative approach adopted by SPC combined a range of approaches to provide a scalable delivery of support and education initiatives across their workfor...
Raising awareness of mental health in the workplace
Discover how Bolton Clarke equipped their leaders with the skills and confidence to recognise potential signs of mental stress and how to best provide effective support through ...
Gauging mental health in the workplace - it starts at the top
Workplace Mental Health Expert, Author, Trainer & International Speaker Anna Feringa, discusses stress, and more particularly, mental health in the workplace.
Family & community
NSW support services - for you and your family
These NSW support services can help you, your family and support network access additional supports to help you get your life back after workplace injury.
Check Inn Mental Health & Wellbeing in Hospitality
This innovative program includes an engaging podcast series, workshops and information sheets to support hospitality workers build wellbeing skills.
Other useful resources
Black Dog Institute
A not-for-profit which is internationally recognised as a pioneer in the identification, prevention and treatment of mental illnesses, and the promotion of well-being.
Information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health, whatever their age and wherever they live.
A national charity providing all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services.
A leading national Institute dedicated to reducing mental ill-health, reducing suicide and improving wellbeing.
Resources, information and advice for individuals and businesses to create more mentally healthy workplaces.