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Psychotic Disorders

By |2018-07-05T13:40:52+00:00May 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+00:00May 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 |2018-07-05T12:40:58+00:00May 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+00:00May 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+00:00May 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+00:00May 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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