MENTAL HEALTH STARTS AT THE TOP – An Issue for Leadership

Business CEOs and leader need to be seen actively embracing mental health in the workplace. It was found that about 55% of workers believed management did not value mental health but when they did there was a dramatic drop in absenteeism. Apart from there being a big financial incentive for business (‘$2.30 return on $1 invested’ Safety Australia) there is also a legal requirement. Recently I worked for Department of …

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Dr Louise Byrne, Mental Health Lived Experience Leadership

Mental Health Lived Experience ; we are pleased to announce Dr Louise Byrne, Lecturer, University Central Queensland as a Keynote Speaker at The 17th International Mental Health Conference; Guiding the Change. The 2016 Conference will be held at the brand new Sea World Resort Conference Centre on the Gold Coast, from the 11 -12 August 2016. Dr Louise Byrne will be speaking on ‘Lived Experience Leadership, the Heart and Soul …

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