Policy Agenda

National Support Mechanisms

Resilience@law

Resilience@law is a collaboration between five major national law firms; Allens Arthur Robinson, Blake Dawson, Clayton Utz, Freehills and Mallesons and The College of Law to take a leadership role in raising awareness and understanding of the nature and impact of stress, depression, and anxiety across the legal profession. The aim is to make a lasting contribution by developing a learning approach  for people at each stage of their legal careers - from graduate lawyers through to partners. 

http://www.collaw.ac.nz/Research-and-Resources/Resilience-at-law/

Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation

The Foundation's objective is to decrease distress, disability and the causes of depression and anxiety in the legal profession. Since the Foundation's inception in August 2008, the organisation has strived to create greater awareness of depression and anxiety amongst the legal fraternity.

http://www.tjmf.org.au/

BeyondBlue

BeyondBlue's mission is to provide a national focus and community leadership to increase the capacity of the broader Australian community to prevent depression and respond effectively. They aim to build a society that understands and responds to the personal and social impact of depression, works actively to prevent it, and improves the quality of life for everyone affected.

http://www.beyondblue.org.au/

SANE Australia Helpline

Mental health information, weekdays 9:00am - 5:00pm

1800 187 263; or www.sane.org

Mental Health First Aid

Mental health first aid courses and  resources

(03) 9342 3770; or http://www.mhfa.com.au

Headspace

Mental health services and support for young people 12-25 years

www.headspace.org.au

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