Understanding and Preventing Mental Illness in the Workplace 2023 – Part 2 - 30 May 2023 (On Demand)


Diving deeper

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 severe anxiety, PTSD, and many staff having breakdowns.

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. It will also look at what employers can manage themselves and when they need external help, as well as what to do when someone is beyond standard EAP services.

The webinar will look at a number of new techniques and treatments that are now available in New Zealand.


30 May 2023


  • 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 for more complex forms.
  • 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, Frontiers of Hope.

1.5 CPD Hours

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

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