One in two young people are impacted by suicide by the time they turn 25 – meaning that half of the Australian population is personally touched by suicide one way or another.
So much of the time when we think about supporting someone in their mental health in the workplace, we vastly overcomplicate it.
Black Rainbow has delivered incredible impact to date, supporting dozens of events and writers. It’s all about bringing community out, and supporting them to live proud, and connected.
Have you ever wondered what makes someone a good athlete? Or a good leader? Or a good parent? Why do some people accomplish their goals while others fail?
I grew up with a mum who suffers from mental illness. Maybe it was a sign of the times but my family and I weren’t educated on mental illness, and so it went undetected for too long.
Australia is in the midst of a productivity growth malaise, but an often unspoken outlier, improving mental health, could be the microeconomic reform of the 21st century.
While Mental Health Day aims to promote positive mental health, the harsh reality is that more and more Australians are falling victim to mental ill health.
Maybe it’s time the professional networks we keep started to look a little different.
Sustained performance needs recovery time. You have no chance of sustaining performance if you don’t take time to pause.
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