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Health and Wellbeing

The Library provides a range of print and electronic resources as well as research support services that can assist you in finding information. Below are links to selected resources for health and wellbeing.  

Browse the Health Library's e-Book collection by title or subject: AccessMedicineClinicalKey, ClinicalKey Nursing, Oxford Medicine Online or explore one of the key titles below.

Every Doctor

Rewire Your Anxious Brain 

The Mindful Nurse

Beyond the Stethoscope

The Happiness Trap

Thriving Under Stress

The Third Space

Mindfulness at Work

Browse our collection for more books on:   Happiness   Anxiety   Stress

Browse the Health Library's e-Journals in Health & Wellbeing or explore one of the key titles below.

International Journal of Wellbeing

 The Healthy Workplace Toolkit

Journal of Indigenous Wellbeing

Work and Stress

Journal of Happiness Studies

Depression and Anxiety

 Browse our collection for more journals on:  Health   Wellbeing   Anxiety   Stress


Place a request online via the Literature Search request form and we will conduct a search on your behalf and send the best articles directly to your inbox. 

Learn how to develop effective search strategies to get the evidence you need. Book an individualised session with one of our experienced librarians. Place a request online via the Book a Librarian form and choose a time and date that suits you.

Clinician Resilience During COVID-19

This course will provide clinicians with resilience tools that they can use to improve their wellbeing under the normal stresses of clinical work and also in times of upheaval, such as during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The course will help you to:

  • Face challenges – such as the COVID-19 pandemic – using specific resilience tools
  • Respond appropriately and constructively to difficult situations
  • Build your capacity to conceptualise adversity as a challenge rather than as a threat
  • Develop coping strategies and tools

Learning Outcomes

  1. Define the concept of resilience
  2. Outline the role of appraisal in resilience
  3. Identify the three components of appraisal
  4. Identify healthy versus unhealthy attributions
  5. Understand the role of resources and demands in determining whether adversity is viewed as a threat or challenge
  6. Identify problem-focused coping strategies
  7. Identify emotion-focused coping strategies
  8. Engage in the What Went Well Exercise
  9. Design a personal well-being plan

Access the course here: University Melbourne


Wellbeing and Self-care Online Training

This is an online course produced by Territory Families but is open to all NTG employees.

Topics covered in this course are:

  • Identifying and understanding stress
  • Traumatic events (understanding whether you have been hurt or harmed by something that has happened in your life)
  • The long-term consequences of trauma (understanding how some things that happen in your life can affect you for a long time)
  • Job burnout (experiencing stress in the workplace)
  • Wellbeing and self-care
  • Support services (how we can help you in the workplace).

Access the course here: MyLearning

Headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation providing early intervention mental health services to 12-25 year olds. Headspace can help young people with mental health, physical health (including sexual health) alcohol and other drug services, and work and study support.

Find more information here: Headspace.org.au


Beyond Blue works with the community to improve mental health and prevent suicide, so that all people in Australia can achieve their best possible mental health. Beyond Blue is focused on supporting people affected by anxiety, depression and suicide.

Find more information here: Beyond Blue


LifeLine is a national charity providing all Australians experiencing emotional distress with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services. LifeLine is committed to empowering Australians to be suicide-safe through connection, compassion and hope.

Find more information here: Lifeline Australia


Mind provides practical and motivational support that helps people to develop the skills they need to move on, thrive and improve the quality of their lives. This includes helping people with the things that make them feel strong and healthy, such as being in control of their life, being resilient and participating in their community

Find more information here: Mind Australia

Mobile Apps


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Health and Wellbeing Index App

The Health and Wellbeing Index (App) measures and addresses mental wellbeing to help improve the health and wellbeing of individuals.  It’s free, confidential and helps you review your wellbeing status every 7 days.  There are only 7 questions to complete to give you a real time indication of your wellbeing level and access to different resources.  

For Instructions on downloading the app please visit the My Wellbeing Index App.

 


 

Headspace App

Headspace has one mission: to improve the health and happiness of the world. You can try Headspace for yourself and learn the essentials of meditation and mindfulness with Headspace's free Basics course.

Find more information here: Headspace

 


 

The Mindfulness App

The Mindfulness app offers an extensive number of meditations with world-renowned teachers, customizable settings, and daily encouragement.

Find more information here: Mindfulness