Mental Health stories - Page 2
Workers want robots, not people, to help manage COVID-19 stress - study
COVID-19 has made 2020 the most stressful year for workers, who are increasingly turning to robots for support, says study.
Isolation and mental health lead concerns about employees during COVID-19
Isolation and mental health are the top concerns for employees working from home, according to a survey by Talent.
Kiwi firm ignites Aotearoa's mental health & wellbeing support
NZ's Ignite Aotearoa boosts staff mental health support amidst lockdown.
How to stay ‘screen fit’ when working at home
Pandemic sparks digital fatigue; finding balance in a new remote-work era crucial for mental health.
DXC Tech to bring mental health tech to mining, oil and gas workers
Has entered a MOU with Australian-born Medibio which uses objective measures to identify depression, anxiety and stress.
AI tech to bolster suicide prevention efforts in Australia
New project will utilise artificial intelligence to streamline clinical records to better inform responses to suicide prevention.
Xero offers more than 850,000 Kiwis mental wellbeing support
Xero extends free mental health support to 850k NZ small business communities.
All work, no play: 2degrees survey finds Kiwi SMBs won't take a break
‘No holidays please, we’re SMBs’. That’s the sentiment coming from almost 1000 Kiwi small businesses, according to a study by 2degrees.
Kiwi bosses set to take the plunge for charity
Fuji Xerox NZ MD, Peter Thomas, will take the plunge off Auckland's Sky Tower as part of the Graeme Dingle Foundation's Drop Your Boss campaign.
Virtual assistants could soon help those with mental illness
Computer scientists have created a new way of using virtual assistants that could potentially help those with mental illnesses.
Congestion in NZ's cities adds to employee strain
Auckland congestion tough on biz & staff, CEOs urge flexibility to boost wellbeing & productivity.
Xero champions workplace mental health for SMBs
Xero launches pilot programme to support mental health and wellbeing in New Zealand's small businesses.
Social media can improve lives after a disaster
Social media can improve lives after disasters, with campaigns like All Right? providing helpful content and encouraging behavior change, according to new research.
Three ways to improve mental health support in the workplace
Lack of mental health support in the workplace could cost businesses millions, warns CoreHealth Technologies CRO Dr Tyler Amell. Proactive measures and tools are needed to prevent productivity loss and absenteeism caused by poor mental health. #workplacewellness #mentalhealthsupporthttps://bit.ly/3shLwLj.
Xero champions mental health awareness and support in the workplace
Xero offers its 2000 employees worldwide well-being leave to address mental health challenges and reduce stigma.
Aged care residents live out their dreams in virtual reality
Age is no excuse for experiencing the rich world of virtual reality, as three dementia patients from Sydney discovered for themselves recently.
Traditional healthcare stirred up by new VR tech
VR Inner Child has helped children overcome the fear of heights and has the potential to help children overcome other anxiety orders.
CheckPoint aims to tackle mental health issues using video games
Non-profit organisation CheckPoint has released its first full trailer for the upcoming CheckPoint series.
Ian Thorpe talks mental health with construction tech company Procore
Procore brings together Australian construction figures to discuss mental health; Ian Thorpe shares personal experiences of depression.
Westcon-Comstor gets on the bike to support mental health
Westcon-Comstor is throwing its weight behind the Mental Health Foundation, linking its latest Cisco promotion with fundraising for the charity.
Christchurch cloud software provider announces integration with Perth startup
Vault Intelligence adds early intervention mental health monitoring and hazard perception training products to its risk and safety management suite.
We can stop our students being harmed by 'Blue Whale'
Dangerous online game threatens young people in New Zealand, schools urged to defend against it. Blue Whale linked to self-harm and suicide.
Is the mass production model prevalent among New Zealand contact centres harming the agents they employ and damaging the profitability of the companies they work for?.