Mental health resources for leaders
Leaders play an important role in helping to prevent mental health issues by creating positive workplaces and fostering constructive inclusive cultures. For any staff who do experience mental health challenges, leaders have a remit to provide appropriate support. This page provides resources to assist you.
The short introductory guide below assists leaders with understanding what their role is, knowing how to recognise mental health issues/unhealthy stress responses, and how to provide appropriate support.
- Open Minds - a guide for managers (pdf, 36 pages)
- Government Mental Health guide for NZ Leaders (120 pages)
Last Updated: Sep 2021
Next Review: Sep 2024
Approver: Associate Director, Health Safety & Wellbeing