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How to approach staff and volunteers who may have poor mental health during COVID-19 lockdowns

What are the signs that a staff member might be going through a mental health challenge? And  what can managers and supervisors at non-profits do to support them through it? Marian Spencer, Head of Operations – People and Culture at Black Dog Institute, has shared advice on supporting staff and volunteers who may be struggling with mental health challenges during the coronavirus pandemic. She advises “workplaces should aim to create a culture in which disclosure and help seeking are welcomed and supported” and that organisations should develop mental health and wellbeing policies to help keep staff connected to the workplace, which can support their recovery. Read more.

Latest media reporting on PeakCare’s call to Get Smarter, Not Tougher, on Youth Crime

Late last week, PeakCare released a summary of the media reports about responses to ‘Stop Youth Crime – Get Smarter Not Tougher’, an…

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It’s time to get smarter, not tougher, on youth crime

“If we are demanding children to be accountable, we must be accountable to these children first and provide preventable measures…

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Open letter on youth justice published in the Courier Mail on Saturday, 28 January 2023

PeakCare Members, Supporters and media contacts may already be aware of the full-page open letter to the Queensland Parliament published…

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Latest media reporting on PeakCare’s call to Get Smarter, Not Tougher, on Youth Crime

Late last week, PeakCare released a summary of the media reports about responses to ‘Stop Youth Crime – Get Smarter Not Tougher’, an…

Read More

It’s time to get smarter, not tougher, on youth crime

“If we are demanding children to be accountable, we must be accountable to these children first and provide preventable measures…

Read More

Open letter on youth justice published in the Courier Mail on Saturday, 28 January 2023

PeakCare Members, Supporters and media contacts may already be aware of the full-page open letter to the Queensland Parliament published…

Read More