“13 Reasons Why”, Cyberbullying, and How to Talk About it with a Young Person

A prominent topic in the media at the moment is the Netflix television series “13 reasons why”. The show is about a young high school girl who suicides, and leaves behind 13 cassette tapes about the reasons she took her own life, directed to individual people. The show covers a range of issues, including bullying, cyberbullying, isolation, mental health, and suicide . Whether you have seen the show or not, talking about such topics with a young person is very important, as they will be faced with these at some stage in their life.

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Good Mental Health - Good Business Sense

Did you know that 1 in 5 Australians have a mental illness, that 1 in 5 workers take sick leave due to a mental illness and that 78% of full time employees do not seek any treatment for a mental illness? Every year in Australia, we lose over 6 million working days due to mental illness related sick leave, with the total cost to Australia for depression alone being $12.6 billion.

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