EAP & SIRA

SIRA is the government organisation responsible for the regulatory functions for workers compensation insurance, motor accidents compulsory third party (CTP) insurance and home building compensation.

Psychologists, counsellors and social workers may assist to better manage the symptoms associated with mental health due to an injury from their work or from motor vehicle accident. Some psychologists, counsellors and social workers may have additional training to support clients under SIRA so that workers can achieve a safe and durable recovery at or return to work.

Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs) are confidential counselling designed to assist employees at all levels. We welcome the opportunity to work with you. Please see our services and fees page for our current fees and appointment availability.

References
Sira.nsw.gov.au. 2022. About us. [online] Available at: https://www.sira.nsw.gov.au/corporate-information/about-us
Eapaa.org.au. 2022. What is an employee assistance program?. [online] Available at: https://eapaa.org.au/site/

Mental Health & The Australian Community

The mental health of a person influences how they act, perceive, behave and relate to others. A mental disorder includes a variety of conditions that differ in how serious they are and how long they last. Our emotional, psychological, and social well-being requires mental wellbeing. Mental Wellbeing determines how we think, feel, and behave. It also helps decide how we cope with stress, interact with others, and make decisions. At every stage of life, from infancy and adolescence through adulthood, mental health is important.

There are many factors that contribute mental illness. Help is out there, and it is important to seek help so that you can better manage your symptoms. The findings of the Australian Psychological Society Stress and wellbeing in Australia survey 2015 included that the top five causes of stress in Australia over the five years were:

Personal Finances 49%
Family & Issues 45%
Personal Health 44%
Healthy Lifestyle 40%

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