Psychological Wellbeing

 

The World Health Organisation defines psychological wellbeing as a state of wellbeing in which every individual realises his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to her or his community. At CSU we understand the importance of creating balance in life, and empowering individuals to be the best they can be. The following links provide an interesting array of internal and external information that aids in supporting psychological wellbeing.

Internal resources: 

EAP

The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provides free, independent and confidential counselling and support services for all CSU employees and their immediate families.

Managers Helpline A telephone-based service designed to support managers in proactively addressing issues at an early stage, and to provide access to useful HR resources. Managers are encouraged to contact the EAP program via the general EAP number and request the Manager's Hotline ph 1300 361 008
Work/Life balance Details the policies and procedures to facilitate and improve balancing career and personal commitments. 


External provider links: 

Improve work/life balanceA proactive approach to achieving balance in work, family and life commitments.
Headspace Headspace Bathurst is a free, youth service for young people aged 12 to 25 years. It offers young people access to a wide variety of health professionals including: psychologists, drug and alcohol counsellors, women's health nurses, Doctors and sexual health consultants. They can also provide school, work or study support and financial advice.
Stuck in a rut7 simple steps to changing your life.
Black Dog InstituteThe Black Dog Institute is dedicated to improving the lives of people affected by mood disorders through high quality translational research, clinical expertise and national education programs. 
beyondbluebeyondblue is a national, independent, not-for-profit organisation working to address issues associated with depression, anxiety and related disorders in Australia. 
LifelineLifeline provides access to crisis support, suicide prevention and mental health support services in addition to national services and campaigns that promote emotional wellbeing, encourage help seeking, and address suicide prevention and awareness. 
Davo's Man Therapy This website is a toolkit for Men, enabling you to learn more, providing you strategies designed to protect your wellbeing and to guide you to professional treatment if/when you require support. 
E-couchE-couch is a self-help interactive program with modules for depression, generalised anxiety & worry, social anxiety, relationship breakdown, and loss & grief. 
MoodGYMMoodGYM is a free self help program to teach cognitive behaviour therapy skills to people vulnerable to depression and anxiety.

Have we missed anything? Do you know of any other organisations that should be included in our Wellness program? Please email your suggestions to healthyu@csu.edu.au

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