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May 2017

Psychotic Disorders

By | 2017-05-29T22:06:15+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|

Psychotic Disorders Understanding Psychotic Disorders Psychotic disorders cause a person to lose some touch with reality, resulting in disturbances in thinking, emotions and behaviours. There are numerous disorders in which a person can experience psychosis, including schizophrenia, severe depression, bipolar disorder, and drug withdrawal or intoxication. About 1% of Canadians develop schizophrenia, [...]

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Provide Resources

By | 2017-05-30T20:37:37+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|

Provide Resources This website houses resource materials to help you and your staff learn more about workplace mental health, and build a proactive program. Use the search bar on the right, or at the top of every page, to search the resources database. Here are some example keywords you may want to [...]

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Mood Disorders

By | 2017-05-29T22:03:13+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|

Mood Disorders Understanding Mood Disorders Experiencing a range of emotions and moods is an important and natural part of life. But for a person who has a mood-related disorder, moods and emotions typically last longer, and are felt more strongly – sometimes to the point of making the individual unable to cope. [...]

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Why Care?

By | 2017-05-31T13:19:51+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|

Why Care? Why Should You Care and Invest in Workplace Mental Health? There are numerous reasons: Regardless of the industry you’re in, your staff are essential to the success and sustainability of your organization. Taking steps to protect such a fundamental asset is a crucial business strategy. Consider these statistics: [...]

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Legal Case

By | 2017-05-30T15:39:17+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|

Legal Case The Legal Case for Investing in Workplace Mental Health Making an investment in the psychological health of your staff is smart from a legal perspective: Click on any section to see details: When it comes to protecting physical health, the laws in Ontario are well known. As an employer, [...]

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Business Case

By | 2017-05-30T15:32:29+00:00 May 19th, 2017|

Business Case The Business Case for Investing in Workplace Mental Health Your bottom line is affected by your mental health, and the mental health of your staff, in many ways: Negative Impacts of Compromised Psychological Health Decreased Productivity Psychological ill-health leads to both increased absenteeism, and decreased performance while at [...]

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Our database includes resources for staff and management on the prevention, intervention and accommodation of mental health problems in the workplace.

Mental Health First Aid

Training course designed to help members of the public identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illness.
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Elephant in the Room Awareness Campaign

Elephant in the Room is a national anti-stigma campaign designed to address the stigma associated with mental Illness.
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TruReach Mental Wellness App

The TruReach app gives users quick and engaging lessons based on cognitive behavioural therapy.
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Check Up from the Neck Up Assessment

Online mental health check-up tool that can identify symptoms of depression, anxiety or bipolar disorders.
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Framework to Help Eliminate Stigma

Eliminating stigma while increasing mental health awareness can support people to seek help sooner, recover faster and maintain productivity.
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Understanding Mental Health Issues

General overview of resources, mental health topics, self assessment tools and other related topics
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