When you are part of a case at the Fair Work Commission, it can be a stressful time. Help is available so you can look after your mental health and wellbeing.
You may want to find help if you are:
- anxious or depressed
- sleeping badly
- feeling angry about the situation
- having problems with friends or family because of these issues.
Employee assistance program
Your workplace may have an employee assistance program (EAP). You may be able to use this to access free professional counselling.
Speak to your doctor (GP)
Start by speaking to your GP. They can give you help or refer you to:
- other medical professionals
- online resources to help.
Use free phone and website services
Lots of charities have free support services.
- If you are in crisis, contact Lifeline on 13 11 14. They also have an online chat service each evening from 7pm to midnight.
For other support, try:
- Beyond Blue or call 1300 22 4636 – information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health, whatever their age and wherever they live
- 1800Respect or call 1800 737 732 – National sexual assault, domestic family violence counselling service
- Our Watch – a national leader in the primary prevention of violence against women and their children in Australia
- Kids Helpline or call 1800 55 1800
- MensLine Australia or call 1300 78 99 78
- Suicide Call Back Service or call 1300 659 467
- Relationships Australia or call 1300 364 277