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6 simple strategies for happy workers

Smarter Business Ideas September 2014

New study by OECD Better Life shows 14 per cent of Australian employees are overworked – well above the global average of nine per cent.

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Low EAP usage rate is damaging the industry

HC Online September 2014

With Mental Health Awareness Month taking place in October, AccessEAP CEO, Sally Kirkright believes the Employee Assistance Program industry can do more to ensure Australian organisations are getting the most from their program.

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Mental illness linked to $10bn in lost productivity


HC Online September 2014

Anxiety and depression are the cause of six million lost working days each year in Australia, resulting in 12 million days worth of reduced productivity, according to the Mental Health Foundation Australia (MHFA).

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Safety in Action Sydney focusses on workplace health

Ferret September 2014

Safety in Action Sydney was held over three days early last week at the Sydney Showground with workplace health holding centre stage at the expo.

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How anxiety at work differs from stress – and how to manage it

Workplaceinfo September 2014

One person in four will suffer from an anxiety disorder at some stage during their life, and that number has increased significantly over the past decade.

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Are you encouraging workers to use your EAP?

OHS Alert September 2014

Employee assistance programs (EAPs) have been linked to increased productivity and lower absence rates, but few organisations and workers in some industries are taking advantage of them, according to AccessEAP CEO Sally Kirkright.

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Invest in workplace mental health and wellbeing programs

Business First Magazine September 2014

With Mental Health Awareness Month in October, Sally Kirkright, CEO of AccessEAP is calling on business owners and managers to introduce structured health and well-being programs into the workplace to reap the business benefits.

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Call for employers to tackle barriers to EAP use

Workplace OHS September 2014

One in five Australians suffer from a mental health issue , but only a fraction of workers with access to an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) seek help. To optimise workplace wellbeing, employers have been urged to take action.

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Low EAP usage rate is damaging the industry

HC ONLINE September 2014

With Mental Health Awareness Month taking place in October, AccessEAP CEO, Sally Kirkright believes the Employee Assistance Program industry can do more to ensure Australian organisations are getting the most from their program.

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Good mental health is good business

The Sydney Morning Herald September 2014

October is Mental Health Awareness Month and the perfect opportunity for business owners and managers to review their organisation’s health and wellness strategies.

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Invest in workplace health and wellbeing programs to improve your bottom line

HR Daily, September 2014

With Mental Health Awareness Month in October, Sally Kirkright, CEO, AccessEAP is calling on business owners and managers to introduce structured health and wellbeing programs into the workplace to reap the business benefits.

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Laughing away workplace stress? What a joke!

Sunshine Coast Daily August 2014

WORK-related stress is the most common workplace issue in Australian workplaces according to AccessEAP, a corporate psychology organisation which supports and develops positive organisational behaviour.

AccessEAP collects data across customer organisations representing every industry and can reveal the top five causes of stress Australians experience in the workplace.

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91 per cent of Aussies suffer work-related stress

My business August 2014

New research by corporate psychology organisation AccessEAP has found that work-related stress is currently the most common workplace issue in Australian workplaces, with 91 per cent of Aussies admitting to being stressed at work this year.

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Less stress strategies: what to do in your organisation

Workplace OHS August 2014

Organisations are increasingly aware of the costs associated with workplace stress and while some are attempting to tackle the issue, there’s no “quick and easy fix”. A leading Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) provider has revealed what you can do in your organisation.

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Top five tips for reducing workplace stress

HUMAN RESOURCE MEDIA (HRM) August 2014

With stress on the rise in Australian workplaces, an understanding of the causes and how to handle them are essential.

Work-related stress is the most common health and safety issue in Australian workplaces according to AccessEAP. The not-for-profit company, which promotes positive organisational behaviour, has compiled data from organisations in various industries in Australia and can reveal the top five ways to handle workplace stress.

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One in five workers has stayed home in past year because they felt mentally unwell: study

Smart Company June 2014

One in five Australian workers has taken time off work in the past 12 months because they felt mentally unwell, according to research released by beyondblue today.

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