These Jobs Are The Worst For Your Mental Health

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These Jobs Are The Worst For Your Mental Health

Content Warning: This episode talks of suicide. If you or anyone you know needs help, please call Lifeline on 13 11 14. 

Every year over 3000 Aussies die by Suicide. It’s the leading cause of death for Australians aged 15 to 49 years old and it affects all ages, genders, and ethnicities. 

But studies have shown suicide is prevalent in some occupations more than others. 

In this episode of The Quicky, we take a look at which jobs are impacting the mental health of its employees, and what is being done to prevent workplace stresses. 

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Host: Elfy Scott

With thanks to: 

Katherine Petrie - PHD candidate at the UNSW School of Psychiatry, and research assistant with the Workplace Mental Health Team at The Black Dog Institute.

Producer: Elfy Scott

Executive Producer: Kally Borg

Audio Producer: Thom Lion