Mental health is a workplace issue, and falls under the same workplace regulations as physical health. It’s estimated up to 45% of the total number of workers compensation claims in NSW each year occur as a result of mental health issues or psychological injuries at work.

The following resources might be useful to help you navigate being off work for a mental health related injury:

Guide for workers with post-traumatic stress disorder

Guide for first medical appointments

Resources for family members relating to mental health

If you require urgent mental health support please contact these services for 24/7 crisis support: