Prevent and manage stress

AU views stress as a shared challenge and a shared responsibility. Even though stress affects the individual, our surroundings play an important role. On this page, you’ll find tools and advice to help you prevent, detect and tackle stress.

The three zones of stress

Stress is a physical and psychological reaction to pressure that occurs when there is an imbalance between our resources and the demands placed on us. Stress is not always unhealthy. It’s helpful to think about stress in terms of three zones: the well-being zone, the risk zone and the danger zone.

Read more about each of the zones and how you can help as a staff member, colleague and manager.

A shared responsibility

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