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HIA making mental health a priority

HIA and the HIA Charitable Foundation have teamed up with Beyond Blue to provide resources to help people to manage their mental health in the building industry. HIA understands the stigma surrounding mental health and is offering members the best tools to tackle this issue head on.

Small business advisers – free learning course

Beyond Blue - Small Business advisors 

Beyond Blue are offering a free learning course to help business advisers support small business owners and clients.

This course is designed to help improve the mental health understanding of small business owners/managers and develop the ‘soft skills’ needed to have difficult conversations with a client or colleague. The course has been specifically designed for the workplace, takes around one hour to complete and covers four topics.

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HIA - Beyond Blue Mental Health in the Workplace

This webinar is designed to provide management strategies, resources and tools to help people to manage their mental health during this challenging time.

Running time: 59:40



Do you think you know anxiety?

Anxiety is more than just feeling stressed or worried. Find out what the symptoms are and how you can manage them. More


What is depression?

Depression affects how you feel about yourself and makes life more difficult to manage from day to day.
What causes depression? More



Depression is a high risk factor for suicide with approximately 3,000 suicides each year in Australia.
Find out the warning signs. More

Make mental health a priority in your workplace

Check out HIA’s Mental health in the workplace toolbox with specific info for those working in the construction industry.

Anxiety and depression checklist

Use this simple checklist to find out if you have been affected by depression and anxiety during the past four weeks. The higher your score, the more likely you are to be experiencing depression and/or anxiety.

Webinar 1: Developing a mental health strategy for your workplace

Webinar 2: Better mental health at work – why it matters?

Mental Health Workplace Tips for Small Businesses

Suicide prevention – Shane’s experience at work

If you or someone you know is experiencing mental health issues, contact Beyond Blue on 1300 224 636 at any time and speak to someone who can help you.