Steering Healthy Minds — a peer support program to prevent mental illness in the transport sector

Sharon Stratford

An industry peer support program to prevent mental injury is driving change in the transport industry.

Psychosocial hazards at work can cause psychological as well as physical harm to workers. Minimising psychosocial risks therefore has the obvious benefit of protecting workers. But it’s also a win for employers because it results in greater productivity.  There are many general mental health support services available to workers and employers. For example, there’s Beyond Blue, Lifeline, Black Dog Institute, Superfriend and R U O...

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Published 06 February, 2024 | Updated 06 February, 2024