How employers can help their employees to reduce financial related stress

Posted by Australian Women Online, July 2016

Employers can play a role in helping their employees cope with financial related stress by recognising the impact it can have on different groups in the workplace and providing financial coaching via an employee assistance program.

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Men need to speak up or lose out; bosses need to facilitate

Published by Inside OHS and Thomson Reuters, July 2016 (Pages 3-5)

AccessEAP Chief Executive Officer, Sally Kirkright shares her insights with Stephanie D'Souza.

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How to deal with difficult people in the workplace

Most of us would have come across a difficult person at some point in our lives and most likely it has happened in the workplace. These individuals may come across as aggressive, intimidating or controlling, which can lead to conflict and have a detrimental impact on the person on the receiving end. However, it’s important to develop strategies to successfully manage challenging workplace conflicts so we aren’t doomed to a high conflict and overstressed workplace.

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Men, it’s time to start talking

Posted by Manspace Magazine, June 2016

Men’s Health Week (13-19 June) is about promoting men’s health and well being, yet one of the biggest challenges is the fact that Australian men are not opening up.

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Men, it’s time to talk about your mental health

Posted by HRM Online, June 2016

The day-to-day stresses associated with providing for a family and holding down a job can take their toll on men both mentally and physically. This happens to women too of course, but the difference is that men tend to “bottle it” more than women.

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Men, it’s time to start talking

This week is Men’s Health Week (13-19 June). It is all about promoting men’s health and wellbeing, yet one of the biggest challenges is the fact that Australian men are not opening up. As this culture of stoicism continues to rise, we should be encouraging men to reach out and discuss their feelings with others in both their professional and personal lives.

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Noise, smells, flashing screens: overload is a health threat

Published in The Australian, May 2016

Exposure to excessive noise, smells and visual stimuli is hard to avoid in today’s urban environment.

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Why millennials are the anxious generation

Posted by Facility Management, May 2016

Recent Australian statistics from AccessEAP show that 40 percent of Australian millennials list anxiety as their top personal issue, versus 31 percent of Generation X and 29 percent of baby boomers.

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Why Millennials are the ‘anxious generation’

According to the annual Stress in America survey commissioned by the American Psychological Association, Millennials (born between 1980 and 2000) are the most stressed generation. This is echoed by AccessEAP’s own statistics which show that 40% of Australian Millennials list anxiety as their top personal issue, versus 31% of Generation X and 29% of Baby Boomers.

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High Suicide Risk for Construction Workers

Published in The Earthmover and Civil Contractor, April 2016

AccessEAP Clinical Services Director, Marcela Slepica shares her insights with Greg Keane.

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Top tips for optimising workplace culture in your organisation

Posted by Australian Women Online, March 2016

A recent survey found that absenteeism directly costs employers in Australia approximately $578 per employee per absent day.

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Ridding the Workplace of Bullies

Posted by The Daily Telegraph, March 2016

AccessEAP Clinical Services Director, Marcela Slepica shares her insights with Zoe Taylor .

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Tackling Stress in the Workplace and Improving Your Mental Health

Posted by The Daily Telegraph, March 2016

AccessEAP Clinical Services Director, Marcela Slepica advocates a strategic approach to employee wellbeing.

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Marcela Slepica, Campus Review

Posted by Sound Cloud, February 2016

Access EAP Clinical Services Director, Marcela Slepica speaks with Campus Review regarding the factors which cause teachers stress and anxiety and how they can overcome them.

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Queensland Teachers Overworked and Stressed

Posted by The Courier Mail, February 2016

TEACHERS are considering quitting and taking more sick leave than normal as they struggle to keep up with the pressures of the job.

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Can a workplace culture really keep you healthy?

Posted by Workplace OHS, February 2016

Can the right workplace culturecut healthcare costs, improve morale and engagement, and reduce absenteeism?

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How to reduce absences and improve blue-collar health

Posted by OHS Alert, February 2016

Employers can take five steps to improve workplace culture and reduce stress-related sick leave, according to an employee assistance program provider.

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Workplace healthcare proves a worthy investment for business owners

A recent survey, estimates that absenteeism directly costs organisations approximately $578 per employee per absent day, which leads to an annual cost to the economy in excess of $44 billion.₁ With a 39% rise in stress, anxiety and depression related absenteeism within the last year₂, businesses are recognising healthcare as a worthy investment of company resources.

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Curb finance related stress this year

For the fifth year in a row, Australians have rated financial issues as the top cause of stress according to Australian Psychological Society’s recent Stress and Wellbeing survey. Anxiety symptoms in 2015 were the highest they have been in five years with an alarming 35 per cent reporting a significant level of stress in their life. With so much uncertainty across a number of industries and the cost of living rising rapidly, it is no wonder financial related stress is so prominent.

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Practice mindfulness this holiday season

The mindfulness wave is sweeping across the Australian corporate world with many large companies all undertaking corporate-based mindfulness programs. The holiday break is an important time for recuperation in preparation for the year ahead, reinforcing the importance of practicing mindfulness throughout the holidays.

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples using this content are advised that it may contain images, names or voices of people who have passed away
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AccessEAP acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land we work on and their continuing connection to land, culture and community. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and future. 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples using this content are advised that it may contain images, names or voices of people who have passed away.