Listen, speak up and be a mate to help get ahead of a crisis.
The shock death of much-loved football star Danny Frawley has shaken the AFL world, stunned the wider community, and put a stark spotlight on mental health.
Professional Peer Workers in Australia
SA Mental Health Commissioner Chris Burns has presented alongside Mental Health Commissioners from Australia and New Zealand at the 2019 TheMHS Learning Network Conference in Brisbane.
7–11 October 2019
Partnering with South Australians to implement the SA Mental Health Strategic Plan 2017–2022
It’s an exciting time as we respond to the priorities identified by South Australians through the wide-ranging consultations undertaken to inform the development of the SA Mental Health Strategic Plan 2017–2022. Read more about the Projects so far:
Inherent in Every Community is the Knowledge to Solve Their Own Problems
– By Chris Burns
Achieving a Mentally Healthy Workplace
Create a mentally healthy workplace so everyone can do their best work
“A mentally healthy workplace is about so much more than ticking a compliance box… it’s a social, moral & economic imperative. My advice is to be genuine, start small and don’t be overwhelmed.”
– SA Mental Health Commissioner Chris Burns
“The Commission’s 20-year vision is that South Australia is internationally recognised as a resilient, compassionate and connected community that takes a whole-of-person, whole-of-life, whole-of-government and whole-of-community approach to building, sustaining and strengthening the mental health and wellbeing of South Australians in order to grow the state’s mental wealth.”