Resources

Connection resource hub

Why connection matters

Ensuring that we have strong ties and links to the people in our lives is vital for our mental health and wellbeing. Social groups like friends and family can boost feelings of belonging, purpose and community, as well as help reduce feelings of isolation and anxiety, especially during difficult times.

Workplaces also play a crucial role in providing a sense of belonging. They give workers a space to meet (virtually or in person), to collaborate and support each other and strive for success together. Plus, there’s the social aspect of work that helps to bolster feelings of connection between workers, like chatting over a cup of tea in the kitchen or holding a trivia session over Zoom.

We’ve put together this collection of resources to assist you build, maintain and repair connections, whether they be personal or work related.

Who is SuperFriend?

We design and deliver mental health initiatives that enable workplaces to thrive. Check out some of our solutions and resources.

Free resources and blogs

Wellbeing check in and action plan

Use this free, confidential module to check-in on your wellbeing and make your own self-care action plan, full of ideas for connections.

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Looking After You

This free resource will help you prioritise self-care, wellbeing and the important connections in your life.

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Compassion, community, connection

The three “C”’s – compassion, community and connection – are all important in a high functioning society. Learn how to apply them to workplaces.

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Connect with a buddy

Having a buddy during a lockdown or any difficult time is a great way to feel less anxious and isolated and more connected.

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Connecting employees during physical distancing

Employers, making sure your employees feel a part of the workplace during remote working is vital to building a mentally health workplace.

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Say “goodbye” to conflict and “hello” to connectedness

Strong connections and communication is great, but when interactions stray from the positive and into conflict, what can be done?

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Courses

Managing Challenging Interactions for All Staff

Has communication broken down in your workplace? Are your staff struggling to communicate with customers? Our course will give them the tools to deal with difficult conversations.

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Improving mental health and wellbeing in your workplace doesn’t need to be complicated.

Online training and courses

Training is one of the most impactful initiatives a workplace can do to create a thriving environment, by building mental health and wellbeing capability and confidence.

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Resources and toolkits

We do our own research and feed national insights into a range of best-practice workplace wellbeing resources and guides for organisations and individuals.

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Strategic support

Our experts are here to help you to navigate your organisation’s unique workplace wellbeing journey from end to end, including assessment, strategy and policy development.

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Not sure where to start? Our workplace mental health experts are here to help you.

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“We have seen a positive impact since staff undertook SuperFriend’s training. People have started to connect. There’s been a shift towards a psychologically safe workplace culture – people understand that health and wellbeing is something that we are serious about. That it’s ok to ask for help and the importance of looking out for others.”
— Lisa D’Andrea, HR Manager Hansen Yuncken
“We chose SuperFriend because it was just really clear speaking to you both [Pippa and Mark] that you are people who are really genuine, really authentic, easy to talk to – you weren’t trying to bamboozle us with lots of fancy acronyms or language about things. You were truly listening, so it was really a two-way discussion. You genuinely wanted to understand our business, what was going on for us.”
— Jo McManus, Head of People & Performance at Twinings Australia

“We are delighted with the results and they speak volumes. Of the targeted staff, 77% completed the course with 65% of the team stating that they had gained knowledge and better yet, 81% of people said that they intended to implement this knowledge.”

— Amra Broughton, Director, People & Development at Ralph Lauren

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