Many people experience issues and concerns at some time in their lives that may affect their well-being, general functioning and work performance. In some instances professional support may be needed to assist people to resolve or alleviate their concerns.

Professional support and services – both internal and external to UQ – are available to help staff with a range of concerns such as:

  • health issues
  • personal and work relationships
  • personal issues
  • workplace change and pressures

For more details please refer to the Staff Assistance Services policy (5.70.6) in the Handbook of Policies and Procedures or contact Felicity Couperthwaite, Staff Support and Rehabilitation Advisor on  

Staff Support Services section

The Staff Support and Rehabilitation Advisor

The University of Queensland’s Staff Support and Rehabilitation Advisor is a workplace Psychologist. The purpose of this role is to help facilitate workplace support for staff members whose capacity to carry out their duties is affected by a m...

Employee Assistance Program

The University provides up to six sessions of free, confidential counselling, coaching and support for employees and their family members for a broad range of work and life issues through the Employee Assistance Program (EAP). ...

EAP online

Additional support, resources and assistance can also be obtained through the eapdirect online service  . The online service provides a variety of useful resources on health, fam...

Manager Assist

Davidson Trahaire Corpsych  can also provide confidential coaching and support for managers and supervisors 

R U OK? Day - Thursday 14 September 2017

Find out about R U OK activities at UQ

Mental Health Week: 8 - 14 October 2017

Information on mental health week @ UQ

Mental Health Toolkit

This Mental Health Toolkit is a collection of resources to help University staff access mental health related resources.


This page will be migrated into the Mental Health Toolkit.
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