WHY IS MENTAL HEALTH SO IMPORTANT?

  • Mental health is the top concern for under 25’s in Australia
  • 25% of young people would not confide in someone if they were having problems
  • 78% of young people still think there is a stigma attached to mental ill-health
  • There were 3,128 deaths by suicide in Australia in 2017
  • Industry sources estimate about 563 of those deaths were from the hospitality industry (abc.net.au, 21/5/19)

This course will provide you with information and practical tips which you can apply to your life and daily habits while improving your mental health literacy.

WHY HOSPITALITY?

  • 104,000 tourism, hotels & hospitality workers in Western Australia
  • Injecting $11.8 billion into the Western Australian economy by Gross State Product
  • 80% of hospitality workers report mental health issues are the greatest challenge – depression, anxiety, mania
  • More work needs to be done to help workers to feel comfortable checking in with each other
  • Most hospitality workers do not seek help because of shame
  • (Kotera et al, 2018a)
  • 44% of hospitality workers would not talk to anyone if they had a problem (Kotera et al, 2018b)
  • 90% hospitality workers believe reporting stress would hinder career progression (CV-library, 2016)Why

COURSE OUTLINE

Introduction

Module 1:  Sleep

Module 2:  Nutrition

Module 3:  Connectedness

Module 4:  Physical Activity

Module 5:  Downtime

COVID-19

Summary

Resources

The Registered Charity Tick aims to gives reassurance to the public that the charity is transparent and accountable and listed on the ACNC Charity Register.

REGISTERED CHARITY

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