Managing Mental Illness at Work 2021 - Part 2 - 25 May 2021 (On Demand)


Complex mental illness

As the psychological effects of the pandemic draws on, many employers are now starting to see staff present with complex and challenging forms of mental illness. Many employers are finding they are completely out of their depth when they are confronted with PTSD, eating disorders and brain injuries.

Employers are now seeing complex mental illness on a regular basis.

This evidence based and practical webinar will explore how the different forms of complex mental illness present in the workplace.

What options employers have and what to do if someone is in a crisis.

We will cover when hospitalisation may be required and how to find mental health professionals that are skilled in helping people with complex mental illness.


25 May 2021


  • Learn about the latest findings in neuroscience about how complex mental illness affects the brain.
  • Understand the many myths and misconceptions about PTSD.
  • Learn how to create a working environment that reduces the chances of a relapse.
  • Why treatments for simpler forms of mental illness may be ineffective and even harmful.
  • What to do when someone is so unwell that they have lost their power of rational thought.
  • Interventions for someone who is in a crisis.
  • Effective, evidence-based treatments for complex mental illness.


All employers, CEOs, managers, team leaders, human resources professionals. Complex mental illness can affect anyone from any industry.


Michael Hempseed, author of Being A True Hero: Understanding and Preventing Suicide in Your Community.

1.5 CPD Hours

  • On Demand Event
    Complete online in your own time (Self-paced)
    • $215.00 excl. GST

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