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    The new accommodation resource, Supporting Employee Success, was launched at the Ontario Occupational Health Nurses Association (OOHNA) conference and is available here!
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    The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) wants to showcase leaders and identify champions of workplace wellness. Sharing experiences helps connect organizations undergoing similar processes allowing us all to learn and progress. MHCC invites you to take five minutes to complete this online form and share your experience.
 
Resources, tools and information to help employees understand mental health and mental illness. MORE >
Develop prevention and management strategies for mental health issues in your workplace. MORE >
Even in the healthiest of work environments employees will become unwell or end up in crisis. Learn how to intervene or accommodate in those situations and reduce the negative impact on the individual employee as well as the workplace. MORE >
Steps leaders, organizations, union representatives and other stakeholders can take to bring employee mental health, safety and success to the forefront of the workplace. MORE >
A Psychologically Safe Workplace is one in which every reasonable effort is made to protect the mental health of employees and to prevent mental injury. Learn more about how this can be accomplished. MORE >
Resources, tools and information to help employees understand mental health and mental illness.
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Great-West Life Centre for Mental Health in the Workplace

Programs
  • A series of videos designed to speak directly to people struggling with mental health issues. more >
  • A set of tools to assess and address psychological health and safety in your workplace. more >
  • Explore this "first of its kind" program focused on helping managers, supervisors and other leaders learn how to effectively recognize and manage mental health related issues in the workplace. more >
  • A series of presentation slides and supporting materials which assist trainers, leaders, managers or others facilitate discussions related to a psychologically safe workplace. more >
  • Explore this easy to use guide to help navigate the process of an employee's return to work. more >

Workplace Strategies for Mental Health is a unique, accessible website dedicated to helping all Canadian employers who wish to address mental health issues in the workplace.

This website is one of the initiatives of the Great-West Life Centre for Mental Health in the Workplace, which provides free, practical ideas, tools and resources to help with the prevention, intervention and management of workplace mental health issues. The Centre, which also commissions research and the creation of new resources, was established by The Great-West Life Assurance Company as part of its commitment to enriching the communities across Canada.

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