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May 2017

Anxiety Disorders

By | 2017-11-16T19:12:03+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|

Anxiety Disorders Understanding Anxiety Disorders A small amount of anxiety can be a useful reaction. It can help us improve our performance, or avoid dangerous situations. However, if anxiety reaches an overwhelming level, or remains high for an extended time, it can interfere with an individual’s day-to-day life. There are many forms [...]

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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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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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Contributing Factors

By | 2017-05-30T13:11:43+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|

Contributing Factors Is the workplace a factor in developing mental health problems? Both physical and mental health are affected by a large number of factors including: Age and gender Genetics Personal history (past trauma, learned coping mechanisms) Environment (air and water quality, exposure to toxins) Drugs (prescription, over-the-counter, illegal) Lifestyle (diet, physical activity, sleep, [...]

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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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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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April 2017

Home

By | 2017-05-30T13:13:53+00:00 April 21st, 2017|

ThinkMentalHealth.ca is a joint effort from Ontario Health and Safety System Partners to provide business owners with the resources needed to better understand and prevent mental health problems. Our goal is to help you, your staff, and your company stay healthy. CRISIS? Get immediate help for yourself or [...]

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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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Workplace Stress - General Factsheet

Factsheet and FAQs on Stress and workplace factors
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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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