Publications: Economic participation

Contains our knowledge base on building health through increasing access to economic resources

 

16.07.13 

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Creating Healthy Workplaces: Early Insights from VicHealth pilot projects

This report captures the initial reflections and knowledge emerging from the five Creating Healthy Workplace pilot projects. The primary audience for this report is health promotion practitioners.

24.04.12 

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Creating Healthy Workplaces publications

VicHealth commissioned five international evidence reviews to build a body of evidence and knowledge about effective workplace health interventions.


29.10.10 

VicHealth Letter workplace health

VicHealth Letter: Work and Health

This VicHealth Letter explores the broad picture of healthy workplaces and hopes to promote further discussion of what makes for positive changes and what some organisations do to implement positive programs.

05.10.10 

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Economic cost of job strain

This study found that "job strain", where workers have little control over their job, but who are under high pressure to perform, accounts for 17 per cent of depression in working women and 13 per cent in working men.

01.05.06 

Workplace Stress in Victoria: Developing a Systems Approach

Workplace Stress in Victoria: Developing a Systems Approach

As part of its Mental Health and Wellbeing Plan 2003–2006, VicHealth is exploring the links between work, stress and broader health outcomes to gauge the extent of the problem and identify ways of addressing it.

01.01.05 

Research Summary: Economic

Access to Economic Resources as a determinant of mental health and wellbeing

Mental Health and Wellbeing Research Summary Sheet: Access to Economic Resources as a determinant of mental health and wellbeing.

12.01.03 

Young people and mental health

Promoting Young People’s Mental Health and Wellbeing through Participation in Economic Activities

The evaluation of these projects explores whether supporting economic participation is an effective tool for promoting mental health among young people.

01.05.02 

Mental Health and Work: Issues and Perspectives

Mental Health and Work: Issues and Perspectives

Commissioned by Auseinet and developed in collaboration with VicHealth this work features chapters contributed by a variety of national experts in the field.