Looking after the mental health of the workforce saves Australian industries billions of dollars per year.
The impact of mental illness is measured as the total cost of absenteeism, presenteeism and compensation claims, estimated in one year across all industries.
This is estimated to be $10.9 billion per year.
MOAT’s pet therapy dog “Haggis” is expected to be available for Animal Assisted Therapy sessions in 2020.
Schools, healthcare providers, welfare organisations – wherever staff, clients or patients will benefit from his presence.
Noticing the gap in mental health educational material for children and adolescents, Bryan Jeffrey wrote 2 highly illustrated books to assist young people in their quest for evidence-based mental health knowledge.