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Mental wellbeing resources from Safetree

1 October 2022

Safetree has some forestry-friendly resources to support good mental wellbeing:

Where to get help: Contact details for organisations that can help if people are struggling

Tailgate health cards: Simple fact sheets covering key health issues including depression

Fatigued or Fit for Work: Information on how to identify and prevent fatigue

Vitae Services: Access to discounted counselling for people in forestry

Forestry’s top wellbeing risks: See a list of the biggest physical and mental wellbeing risks in forestry

• See what’s happening for Mental Health Awareness Week

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Source: Safetree

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