Business Breakfast with Tina Winchester, Mental Health First Aid Instructor

Friday, 16th February 2018 at 7am - 8:30am

Location: Rocklily Restaurant, Brisbane International Hotel Virginia QLD 4014

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SPEAKER'S TOPIC: Mental Health in the Workplace – it’s everyone’s business.

A mentally well workplace is one that promotes mental health alongside physical health and encourages people to speak up and seek help. With one in five Australian workers experiencing a mental illness and research showing that depression and anxiety are the leading cause of long-term sickness absence in the developed world, this is not a topic to be ignored. There is evidence that people experiencing a mental health problem are more likely to seek professional help if someone suggests it. Do you know the signs and symptoms? Would you know how to approach a person to offer help and where to find support? Tina will be providing facts, tips and recommendations on how to promote and maintain a mentally healthy workplace.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER: 

Tina Winchester is a Mental Health First Aid Instructor, Counsellor and Head of Employee Assistance Programs at the Career Development Centre. Originally from the UK Tina has 20 years’ experience working in mental health services, predominantly within service improvement and advocacy, working closely with the Department of Health and Department of Psychiatry in London. Tina is a passionate promoter of mentally well workplaces, reducing stigma and raising awareness of mental health issues.

RSVP for the Breakfast required by Wednesday 14 February. 

COST: $20.00 for a hot breakfast and a “barista” coffee or tea.
(Pay at the counter on arrival.)

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