The benefits of tapping for anxiety

Tapping is an increasingly popular method for tackling anxiety – if you’re not sure what tapping is, or how to do it, we’ve done the research and asked an expert […]

When depression affects work performance

According to Better Health, the signs or symptoms of work-related stress can be physical, psychological and behavioural. Physical symptoms of depression include fatigue, muscular tension, headaches, heart palpitations, sleeping difficulties, […]

McDonald’s just got lucky

Four of our customers have joined McDonald’s thanks to determination, hard work and phenomenal support from their recruitment partner, Bron Rafter, at CoAct / Community Solutions. Each one is working […]

National Mental Health Month kicks off

Why is Mental Health Month important? Statistics you should know Supporting jobseekers and their mental health Where to get help  Why is Mental Health Month important? This year’s Mental […]

Managing anxiety with The Worry Tree

Managing anxiety can be tough, especially when you’re looking for a job. CoAct has a range of service partners who are mental health specialists. They work closely with you to […]

Our mental health strategies for 2020

Making stronger connections with my family  I’ve focused the extra time I have from not travelling for work into my hobbies. Fishing at least weekly with my 75–year-old father at dawn or dusk […]

It’s all about finding the right fit and never giving up

Over the past 8 years, Vincent has found it hard to hold down a job. He lives with a mental health condition and experiences anxiety, limited concentration and short memory. While he’s started several employment placements over this time, at the most they’d last […]

Build good mental health with myCompass from Black Dog Institute

The benefits Research shows that mental health can improve after using  myCompass  for just 7 weeks. It includes 14 different interactive learning activities and a lifestyle tracking feature. These help users understand themselves better and […]

Five Aussie shows that talk about mental health

October is mental health month, and that means we’re shining a light on all things mental health – including must-watch shows! We’ve put together our favourite Australian shows that bring […]

Why mentally healthy workplaces benefit everyone

The cost of mental health stigma One in five Australians are affected by mental illness annually and 45% of Australians have experienced a mental disorder in their lifetime. With those […]

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