Your Strategy and Action Plan for a Mentally Healthy Workplace

The following introduction outlines the purpose of the guide to developing your own Mental Health and Wellbeing Strategy and Action Plan.


Workplaces that invest in creating a mentally healthy and safe workplace have been shown to have high employee satisfaction and engagement, lower costs associated with absence and turnover, and other economic and social benefits. A mentally healthy workplace is good for everyone and good for business. All workplaces are legally required to provide a physically, environmentally, and psychologically safe work environment.

This guide is designed to support your organisation to:

  • Establish a vision and goalsfor creating a mentally healthy workplace
  • Identify priority areas and key actionsas well as roles / responsibilities of leadership and workers
  • Create metricsto measure progress towards goals
  • Identify hazards and control riskswhich may negatively impact on a mentally healthy workplace

How to use this guide


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