Collaborations

Collaborations

SuperFriend expands its role in influencing widespread systems change in workplace mental health across Australia and internationally by participation in formal and informal collaborations and alliances.

Through our continued involvement in the Victorian Workplace Mental Wellbeing Collaboration, the LeadingWell Queensland Collaboration, the Mentally Healthy Workplace Alliance and the Health Benefits of Good Work, we are able to work with our collaborators to influence government, business leaders and industry.

SuperFriend is also a member of the International Initiatives in Mental Health Leadership (IIMHL), a coalition of eight signatory countries that organises systems for international innovation sharing, networking and problem solving across countries and agencies.

The Mentally Healthy Workplace Alliance

The National Mental Health Commission established the Mentally Healthy Workplace Alliance (the Alliance) to make sure all people in the workplace, including those who experience mental health difficulties, their families and those around them, are supported. 

 

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Victorian Workplace Mental Wellbeing Collaboration

SuperFriend collaborates  with Victorian Health Promotion Foundation (VicHealth), and WorkSafe Victoria (WorkSafe) to promote workplace mental wellbeing. The Collaboration’s unique expertise in mental wellbeing, health promotion, and occupational health and safety enables us to take an integrated approach to providing innovative products and resources to workplaces.

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LeadingWell Queensland

LeadingWell Queensland is a collaboration between The Office of Industrial Relations Queensland – Workplace Health and Safety, WorkCover Queensland and SuperFriend to support Queensland workplaces to build and maintain mentally healthy workplaces – for every person, every organisation, every day.

 

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Health Benefits of Good Work

The Health Benefits of Good Work (HBGW) is an initiative from the Australasian Faculty of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (AFOEM) of The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP). This initiative is based on compelling Australasian and international evidence that good work is beneficial to people’s health and wellbeing and that long-term work absence, work disability and unemployment generally have a negative impact on health and wellbeing. SuperFriend is a signatory to the Health Benefits of Work Consensus Statement, along with many of Australia’s leading organisations.  Its purpose is to bring together a wide range of stakeholders to affirm the importance of work as a determinant of health.