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May 2017

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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Assess Readiness

By | 2017-05-30T21:10:53+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|

Assess Readiness The first step in developing a workplace mental health program is to assess your readiness. For each of the following questions, choose the radio button that best describes the present state of your business: Your total score is:  Check [...]

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FAQs

By | 2017-05-30T15:46:48+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|

FAQs Frequently Asked Questions About Investing in a Workplace Mental Health Program Click on any section to see details: Create a Critical Event Response Plan The focus of this website is prevention. If you’re having an immediate crisis, click the orange CRISIS button at the top of the page [...]

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Raising the Bar

By | 2017-05-30T21:34:34+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|

Raising the Bar Once you’ve completed the applicable steps under Gaining Momentum, this final section provides the most comprehensive approach your organization can follow to establish positive mental health. Utilizing a common framework, your business will establish and maintain processes that ensure your workplace mental health programs (developed at the Gaining Momentum stage) will [...]

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Gaining Momentum

By | 2017-05-30T21:28:09+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|

Gaining Momentum “Gaining momentum” is about building on the foundation established in Getting Started. Now, you can begin to focus on developing programs and activities that support positive mental health within your business. Your workplace mental health program needs will be partly determined by how you organize work and manage staff. So, a clear [...]

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Getting Started

By | 2017-11-16T20:33:38+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|

Getting Started Congratulations on your interest in creating a workplace mental health program! At this early stage, the goals are to open communication, and establish a foundation you can build upon later. This will entail beginning some informed and meaningful conversations with your staff around the topics of mental illness and workplace mental [...]

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Our Goals & Partners

By | 2017-11-10T17:09:22+00:00 May 18th, 2017|

Our Goals ThinkMentalHealth.ca has been developed by Ontario’s health and safety system partners, to provide informative and actionable mental health resources, with the goal of helping you create a psychologically healthy workplace. This site provides access to reputable and tested tools, models and frameworks. The tools found on this site have been reviewed to ensure [...]

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Watch More Videos

By | 2017-05-30T16:22:21+00:00 May 30th, 2017|

Watch More Videos Below are more videos on mental health awareness and stigma reduction. These videos were created by Gamifi Inc., courtesy of the City of Ottawa’s Innovation Pilot Program. 1 Mental Health Awareness 2 Role of Stress 3.1 Understanding Mental [...]

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Create Plan

By | 2017-05-30T16:27:49+00:00 May 24th, 2017|

Create Plan Create a Critical Event Response Plan for Your Business You can’t guarantee that you or your staff will never be exposed to trauma in the workplace. But you can prepare, to help prevent the most debilitating effects of the trauma. This preparation may include training staff to respond in the [...]

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Substance Disorders

By | 2017-05-29T22:11:53+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|

Substance Disorders Understanding Substance Use “Substance” is a broad term covering numerous types of legal (prescription and non-prescription) and illegal substances. The use of a substance does not imply that the person has a problem. However, prolonged use of a substance, despite negative physical, mental, social, legal or financial consequences, indicates there may [...]

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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.

Case Study Research Project

Implementing a Mental Health Program using the national standard
Format: pdf

Steps to a Mentally Healthy Workplace Webinar

Tools and resources your organization needs to create and implement a comprehensive healthy workplace program.
Format: video

Guarding Minds @ Work Organizational Review Worksheets

Workplace psychological health and safety review for business owners, senior managers or HR.
Format: pdf