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



Helping Post-Secondary Students Build Resilience
Going from high school to post-secondary education in a college or university, can be a very stressful time.
Workload Management is effective when it help employees feel more in control of their responsibilities, as well as it reduces stress, burnout and job-related errors, incidents or injuries. Create a psychologically safe and healthy workplace using these tips from the National Standard.
The working parent time crunch
One of the greatest attributes any child can have is resiliency.



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

Identifying Workplace Risks can help develop strategies to cope with future stressful work situations.
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Break Activity

The Psychology Foundation provides a tool to help us assess how we are doing and where we might need some support or help.
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Latest News
  • There’s a great new tool to help post-secondary students protect their mental well-being by coping with stress and challenges – and it’s free! Learn more about From Surviving to Thriving: Developing Academic and Personal Resilience today!

    From Surviving to Thriving

  • We’re not just “networking” – we’re “connecting” at the #MH4A Conference Sept. 23-25 in Toronto! Find Mary Ann Baynton’s session under B3 called “Working in Isolation: Managing your own well-being while working independently”. Early bird rates until August 9. @CMHA_NTL

  • The Psychology Foundation of Canada, with support from Workplace Strategies for Mental Health, launched their new resource called 24/7: The Working Parent.  Check out their new resource.

  • In 2009 we launched the video series of people sharing their experiences of mental illness at work, off work and returning to work. This Fall, we will revisit many of the original participants as well as some great additions. Check back with us on World Mental Health Day, October 10th to view the new videos.

  • Two new resources help with the final months leading up to retirement and planning ahead to create a life of meaning after retirement. Retirement and the Retiree Interview Form help capture the knowledge and expertise that may be lost when employees retire from your organization. Taking these steps can also help employees retire with a greater sense of pride and accomplishment.  

    Retiring Well and the Questionnaire provide a series of questions to help proactively plan to the quality of life each individual desires in retirement. These resources are not about financial planning. They focus instead on the quality of life before and after retirement. Use them in your workplace for anyone considering retirement or share them with friends and family who can benefit.

  • The theme of this year’s conference is Connection Interrupted: Restoring Mental Health in a Fractured World. Together we connect, create and collaborate to demand and design the mentally healthy schools, campuses, workplaces and communities that our citizens deserve, and reimagine the healthcare system and supports required to serve their needs of the future. Let’s look back and think ahead. Let’s shore up everyone’s mental health for the world to come.

    Monday, September 23, 2019
    Toronto, Ontario

  • The second annual Recovery Capital conference will once again feature relevant, thought-provoking, and cutting-edge content with world-renowned experts, policy influencers and disrupters who will discuss, share, and collaborate on the many facets of what recovery looks like today.

    Thursday, September 26, 2019
    Toronto, Ontario