The University provides up to six sessions of free, confidential counselling, coaching and support for employees and their family members for a broad range of work and life issues through the Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

All information disclosed to University-appointed external Employee Assistance counsellors (Davidson Trahaire Corpsych) is confidential. No reports are given to supervisors, managers or the Director, Human Resources without the consent of the staff member.

Appointments can be made by telephoning Davidson Trahaire Corpsych on 1300 360 364.

For urgent 24 hour counselling support, call Lifeline 13 11 14.

 

Other supports include the Mental Health Toolkit, as well as these links below:

Australian Psychological Society
 
Red Cross downloadable booklet & podcast on Coping With a Major Personal Crisis
 
Psychosocial Support in Disasters web site
 
Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Stress fact sheet on coping with disasters & traumatic events