If you, or someone you care about, are feeling overwhelmed with emotions like sadness, depression, or anxiety, or feel like you want to harm yourself or others, help is available.
It is natural to experience a range of emotions, including stress, feeling overwhelmed or discomfort. It is important to find ways to manage these feelings and reach out if you or your loved ones need additional support.
Take time each day for your basic needs, including eating healthy, staying active and ensuring a good night’s sleep to better position yourself to stay physically healthy and well.
Targeted support for clinicians and other professional groups to help support individuals and teams.
Free, confidential service for all doctors and medical students who have health concerns such as stress, mental health problems, substance use problems, or any other health issues.
Resources for managers – how to look after yourself, how to engage with your team, and tools to help with working remotely and maintaining a work-life balance.
To help employees manage their financial wellbeing, understand their super and manage all money matters.
The Wellbeing Victoria program is a series of wellbeing videos including exercise, yoga, mindfulness and meditation. Some of the programs have been designed to be undertaken in sequential order to help you gradually build and develop your skills.
“Difficult experiences when working in tough times: identifying burnout, compassion fatigue and traumatic responses: starting conversations and moving forward” – a new publication from the ‘Minding COVID’ writing group.
Find this material on the Hand n Hand Peer Support Network Twitter page.
Flourish is a monthly wellbeing magazine published by Converge International, our EAP provider.
The Essential Network is an app supporting Health Professionals to manage life and work through COVID-19.
TEN is a one stop resource and help centre, providing self-assessment, self-management and treatment for stress, anxiety and symptoms of depression. At the core is an online clinic screening tool designed to recommend relevant resources and online tools based on report outcomes.
The Gathering of Kindness is a movement founded by Dr Catherine Crock, a Paediatrician and the CEO of the Hush Foundation. It aims to build, nurture and instil a culture of kindness throughout the healthcare system.
The Pandemic Kindness Movement was created by clinicians across Australia, working to support all health workers during the COVID19 pandemic. The website includes respected, evidence-information resources and links to valuable services to support the wellbeing of the health workforce.
FACE COVID is a set of practical steps for responding effectively to the Corona crisis, using the principles of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Developed by Dr Russ Harris, this material is specifically developed for healthcare workers.
Join Aware Super (formerly First State Super) wellbeing webinars. For more information about sessions and to register, simply visit the link below and use your Monash Health email address to sign up for your chosen sessions.
The University of Melbourne has put in place free online courses for healthcare workers focusing on resilience, compassion fatigue and communication during COVID.