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Impact Hub Share: Mental Health at Work

Takes place in Impact Hub Prague D10

Event will be held in English.

Mental Health at Workplace become a huge issue for all employers and employees. There is an estimate of 7 billion $ cost yearly for mental health issues in the business sector. 1 in 5 Europeans per year experience a mental illness. How can we go beyond this? During the short workshop we’ll look at  mental health definition, some statistics, types and symptoms and go through some wellness action planning to improve mental health.

Businesses who are well-informed and capable of implementing prevention and support programs for mental health often rewarded with a host of benefits, including reduced cost of work related mental ill health, mental health promotion can also boost productivity and performance, help to increase morale, teamwork and communication, staff turnover is lower and so are the associated costs of recruitment and training.

About EPIC

EPIC Assist (EPIC) is a leading not-for-profit organization in Australia which has been operating for almost 30 years.

EPIC has grown to 400 employees and 50 service centres, assisting people with disability to prepare for, find and maintain meaningful employment. EPIC also delivers education and training, and provides services under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). EPIC operates along the east coast of Australia with offices in Queensland, New South Wales, Australian Capital Territory, Victoria and Tasmania, while also delivering a range of disability services in Europe. EPIC is the first organisation in Australia to achieve Disability Confident Recruiter Status, and we are passionate about workplace diversity and creating disability-confident workplaces.

We provide a personalised service to assist people with disability to achieve their goals. EPIC stays with them on their journey until our assistance is no longer needed, resulting in success for all – participants, employers and the community. We strongly support and work on mental health issues at workplace, which are becoming more important in our daily work environment.

EPIC also works closely with employers, taking the time to understand their business and its unique needs. We then identify an effective solution that meets those needs, leading to sustainable employment. EPIC non-profit organization has been operating in Czech Republic since 2012 and is a subsidiary of the EPIC Assist with headquarters in Brisbane Australia. We also have offices in Slovakia and Scotland.

About presenter:

Dolores Kores is working for EPIC for the last year and half in the topics of social entrepreneurship, employment of people with disabilities and mental health issues. Previous she worked as CEO of social enterprise in tourism, where she employed people with mental health issues. She has more than 10 years of experiences of creating and working in an environment where people struggle with mental health issues.

Members entry is for free. You are not our member? Then just choose from two variants.

  • One-time admission costs 120 CZK
  • Enhanced admission costs 350 CZK and you get tariff Connect for one month as well.
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Event Organizers

Impact Hub Praha

Date & Time

24. April 2019 18:00 - 20:00

Entry Fee

Cost for Members: Free

Cost for Non Members: 120/350 CZK

Event location

Impact Hub Praha D10
Drtinova 557/10
Praha 5 - Smíchov

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Updated on 27. March 2019