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Wednesday 24 January 2018
Transhelp Foundation hands the baton to OzHelp to provide life-saving programs to the transport industry
OzHelp, one of Australia leading mental health and suicide prevention organisations are extending their programs to the transport industry to equip drivers and other personnel with vital mental health support and practical skills to improve the wellbeing of people who work in this important industry.
“For fifteen years OzHelp has had a strong presence in the construction and mining industries, and over time ...Continue Reading →
In a couple of sentences tell us when did you start, what is your role/position with OzHelp and tell us a bit about the region you work in?
Funding from the local Primary Health Network (PHN) has enabled the creation of my position. I began working with OzHelp in August 2017. My background in employment and business just seemed to be the perfect mix ...Continue Reading →
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Date: 23 November 2017
SIA and OzHelp partner to support workplace mental health
SIA and OzHelp’s alignment of philosophies in health and safety have brought them together as new strategic partners.
OzHelp’s new ‘Workplace Tune-Up’ is an innovative physical and mental health online screening tool that provides business leaders and employees with immediate health and wellbeing results, evidence based benchmarks and personalised recommendations that are accompanied by immediate WTU generated support channels including prompted responses ...Continue Reading →
Monday 29 May, 2017
Federal Government selects OzHelp to deliver workplace suicide prevention and mental health programs
The federal government has announced OzHelp as its preferred partner to deliver workplace programs under the National Suicide Prevention Leadership and Support Program.
The decision was announced by Health Minister Greg Hunt yesterday.
OzHelp Chief Executive Officer Tony Holland said OzHelp has long been recognised as innovative and proactive in the delivery of mental and physical health support and training within workplaces.
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There can be a lot in life to worry about, from global issues we see in the news to things closer to home like finances and relationships. How we process these things and respond to them can be said to be a measure of our resilience.
We talk about resilience a lot here at OzHelp as being an important part of good mental health, but what does it actually mean?
According to the Resiliency Resource Centre, resilience refers to ‘the human capacity ...Continue Reading →
OzHelp welcomes the announcement this morning by Health Minister Sussan Ley of a move towards a preventative, regionalised and client-centred mental health care model.
“This is a positive step towards what the mental health sector needs,” said OzHelp CEO, Tony Holland.
“It is true that mental health does not have a one-size-fits-all answer and moving towards a client-centred approach, rather than service-centred is good news,” said Mr Holland.
“We need to remain cautious however, that online tools don’t take the place of human-based ...Continue Reading →
Helping to increase support for Australians struggling with mental health issues, one of the country’s leading men’s health organisations, OzHelp is equipping R U OK? Community Ambassadors to spread the message of suicide prevention.
Tony Holland, OzHelp CEO, said that the foundation is proud to support the important work of R U OK? in raising awareness of the importance of regular, meaningful conversations.
“With mental health and suicide at alarming rates across the country, it is important that Australians are checking on ...Continue Reading →
Tuesday 3 May 2016
OzHelp Foundation Joining Fight for Men’s Health
OzHelp Foundation welcomes the opportunity to be involved with Fight Night II in Canberra on May 7, 2016 organised by Gym Victus. OzHelp will be the beneficiary of the proceeds from the night for the first time this year.
Fight Night is the culmination of three months training for a group of amateur boxers. The lead up to the event and the fight night itself encourage endurance, determination and resilience ...Continue Reading →
Friday 22 April 2016
Health Minister officially launches mental health program for regional and remote Australia
Member for Farrer and Minister for Health Hon Sussan Ley MP today launched a mental health awareness program in Albury, run by mental health organisation, OzHelp Foundation.
The ALERT program is a 45-minute suicide prevention workshop providing people with strategies to understand and build personal resilience in dealing with depression and anxiety.
Minister Ley officially launched the program at the Albury Community Health Centre this morning.
“An individual’s mental ...Continue Reading →