Sky News, November 2015
Access EAP Clinical Services Director, Marcela Slepica speaks with Peter Switzer on how employers can proactively improve workplace culture in dealing with domestic violence.
Posted by HR Daily, November 2015
2.1 million Australian women and 1.2 million men have experienced emotional abuse by a partner according to recent data1.
National Safety, May 2015
Acclaimed leaders in workplace safety practices will come together to inspire and share new ideas for lifting safety standards.The event is co-located with National Manufacturing Week, Austech and the SMART Supply Chain & Logistics Conference to harness shared energies from the manufacturing, transport, building and construction, government and broader industry sectors.
The Age, April 2015
Ben* had come in to work late a few times and was not interacting with his work mates like he used to. His colleague, Glenn*, noticed this change in behaviour. When Ben didn't show up to work one day and wasn't answering his phone, Glenn called the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) seeking advice.
AMSJ, March 2015
Mental illness costs Australian workplaces around $11 billion in lost productivity every year, according to the organisers of a major safety event being held in Brisbane. What employers can do to address the challenges of mental health in their workforce will be one of the key topics of the Safety in Action expo and seminar being held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre from the 22nd to the 23rd of April.
National Contractor, Feb 2015
Kicking off in Brisbane from April 22-23, the Safety in Action series will this year invite industry to reflect on the issue of mental health at work by discussing the theme of "realising proactive safety methods to encourage workplace health and wellbeing".
Australian Mining Monthly, National, Feb 2015
AccessEAP works with a number of mining organisations and has compiled data to reveal the top five causes of stress for Australian miners. Those five triggers are job insecurity; conflict with colleagues and managers; bullying and harassment; job isolation; and long working hours.
BusinessFirst Magazine, Jan 2015
AccessEAP CEO, Sally Kirkright believes the Employee Assistance Program industry can do more to ensure Australian organisations are getting the most from their program. Kirkright believes that EAP providers are not doing enough to encourage usage of its services and as a result, the reputation of the industry is suffering.
HR Daily, Jan 2015
Managers are now facing a multitude of challenges; trying to maintain high levels of productivity in a competitive business climate and ensuring their workforce is engaged and healthy. In order for managers to be able to meet the demands of their role, additional training and support is needed.
ShortList, Dec 2014
Recruitment managers shouldn't ignore consultants' mental health among the many factors they must address to maintain productivity, says workplace wellbeing expert Sally Kirkright.
BusinessFirst Magazine, Dec 2014
With the changing demographics of today’s workplace, the role of the manager is ever evolving and the demands on their all-encompassing role ever increasing. Sally Kirkright, CEO at AccessEAP, believes that in order for managers to be able to meet the demands of their role, additional training and support is needed. .
Workplace Conflict Resolution, November 2014
Access EAP recently compiled data across all the industries they work with and found the top five causes of workplace stress. Find out what they are and how to ease the pressure.
Inside OHS n.88
Delays in managing and supporting workplace health initiatives literally cannot be afforded, according to Access EAP Clinical Service Manager, Marcela Slepica.
The Morning Bulletin October 2014
MEN getting sick has such a taboo about it that 51% of men surveyed say they would lie to their bosses about the need to take time off work if they had mental health issues.
The Sydney Moring Herald October 2014
I want to congratulate the presenters of Changing Minds (ABC). Having been a sufferer of bipolar disorder for many years, it showed that with the help of the right doctors, support staff, medications and understanding, there is light at the end of the tunnel.