Who uses our work?

Our health and wellbeing work is used by a wide range of workplace and public health stakeholders. This includes policy makers, practitioners, employers, workers, trade unions and fellow researchers.

Creating healthy workplaces with VicHealth

We're working with the University of Melbourne, Victoria Police and Eastern Access Community Health to develop and test a range of tailored, needs-based approaches to stress prevention.

Find out more about the 'healthy workplaces' program


beyondblue, Police and Emergency Services Program

In 2014, beyondblue established the Police and Emergency Services Program to promote the mental health of police and emergency service personnel and reduce their risk of suicide. The Program is for current and former/retired employees, volunteers and their families. Professor LaMontagne sits on the advisory committee for this program.

Find out more about the program

LaMontagne AD, Milner A, West A, Maheen H, Witt K, Papas A (in press, accepted 25 May 2018): Police & emergency responder suicide in Australia (2001-2012): Implications for policy & practice. Australian Police Journal.

Reavley N, Milner A, Martin A, Too LS, Papas A, Witt K, Keegel T, LaMontagne AD (2018): Depression literacy and help seeking in Australian Police. ANZ J Psychiatry, 1-12pp, doi: 10.1177/0004867417753550. Online first 5 Feb, 2018 Link


Workplace stress in Victoria

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

Find out more about the study

Promoting positive mental health in the workplace: guidelines for organisations

SuperFriend commissioned the Work, Health and Wellbeing Team at Deakin University to develop guidelines containing actionable strategies that organisations, teams and individuals can use to promote positive mental health in and through the workplace.

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Work and suicide position statement

Our papers have been cited in this statement from Suicide Prevention Australia.

Read the statement