Free Mental Health and Well-being training for small business
The Townsville business sector has suffered a $4.9 million dollar blow due to the impact of COVID-19. Many of these businesses are small businesses.
The TEL Business Impact Survey highlights the huge impact on the mental health and well-being of local small business owners, frontline managers, and supervisors with work-related stress estimated to affect around 32% of Australians. (WorkSafe Queensland)
Mentally Healthy City Townsville’s (MHCT) ambition to achieve “a state of well-being 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.” (WHO | Mental Health)
To ensure that Small Businesses in the Townsville region have the knowledge, confidence, and skills to identify, assess and manage the well-being risks in their workplaces and to ensure that their workplace promotes mental health and well-being, MHCT is offering the following free training between August and December 2021.
- 2 x Wheel of Well-being 1-day workshops
- 6 x Mentally Healthy Workplace half-day workshops
- 5 x Mental Health First Aid 2-day workshops
- 5 x Community Response to Eliminating Suicide (CORES) 1-day workshops.
Proudly funded by the Commonwealth and Queensland Governments through the Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA).