Funding for this research was provided by:
Mental Health Branch of New South Wales (RM09708)
Australian Government Research Training Program
Received: 27 June 2018
Accepted: 31 May 2019
First Online: 14 June 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: All procedures performed in studies involving human participants were in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutional and/or national research committee and with the 1964 Helsinki declaration and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards. Ethics approval was obtained from both Monash University (Ref. No.10102) and University of New South Wales (Ref. No. HC15300). A written informed consent was obtained from all individual participants included in the study.
: Not applicable.
: IC and DH declare that they have no conflicts of interest. TJL and BM declare that they are employed by Fire and Rescue NSW, who provided the sample of workers for this study. SBH has received research grants from the icare foundation, the Mental Health Branch of NSW Health, Employers Mutual, Beyond Blue, Movember Foundation and the Australian National Mental Health Commission. SJ has received funding from the Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) and UNSW Brain Sciences. SJ is a director of RAW MindCoach, a company which provides mindfulness-based training. SBH is also an advisor to RAW MindCoach.