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Improve psychological health and safety in your workplace. Support employee success when mental health is a factor.



Can someone with serious mental illness still work? Some can!
Angela Jaspan was promoted to Assistant Manager at Colours Café. This was in spite of the fact that she has schizo-affective disorder, a combination of schizophrenia and bipolar, that can be debilitating at times.
Angela: Working successfully with Schizo-Affective Disorder


Workplace Wellness Program Ideas

Many organizations provide free and credible resources to help you plan workplace wellness activities. We have highlighted some of them here to help you develop and deliver a cost-effective program for your employees.

Themes and Ideas

Team Building

This activity makes a link between body and mind to lift mood.
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Break Activity

Encourage staff to move more at work to improve both physical and mental health.
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Suggested Employee Communication

An employee shares her experience of mental illness at work – Angela Jaspan works successfully with Schizo-Affective Disorder. In her video she shares how, with the help and accommodation of a supportive employer, she was able to be promoted to the position of manager.

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