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
Presented by The Mental Health Commission of Canada: Substance Use and Mental Health on Campus Engagement Event
The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC), in collaboration with key partners and funders, invites you to a Substance Use and Mental Health on Campus Engagement Event to inform a new Standard for Psychological Health and Safety for Post-Secondary Students (PSS Standard).Many post-secondary students experience concurrent issues of mental health and substance use. This breakfast event will be an opportunity to bring together diverse perspectives to contribute to a thoughtful dialogue about the intersection of mental health on campus and substance use and addiction (best practices, challenges, priorities, etc.) to inform the PSS Standard.Date: Friday, May 24, 2019
Time: 8:00AM – 11:00AM
Location: Ryerson University, International Living Learning Centre, International Room, 240 Jarvis Street, Toronto, OntarioBreakfast and refreshments will be provided.Please note that this will be an English event. For those located outside of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and unable to attend in-person, a live-stream virtual participation option will be available.Please click thislinkto express your interest in attending this event in person at Ryerson or to express your interest in live streaming the event by Wednesday, May 1. Limited funds are available to subsidize participation, including travel and accommodations.
Today, Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life announced they are coming together under one brand, the new Canada Life.
What this means for the Centre for Mental Health in the Workplace and the Workplace Strategies for Mental Health website
The financial, physical and mental well-being of Canadians has always been a key driver for the family of companies, Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life. This hasn’t changed.
We, the Centre for Mental Health, will continue to be a catalyst and innovator in workplace mental health, to develop new resources and to make them available for free to anyone.
Thank you for your ongoing collaboration and use of the tools and resources that help support psychologically healthy and safe workplaces. If you want to know more about what the new Canada Life brand is all about, visit greatwestlife.com\welcome.
The Psychologically Safe Leader Assessment website has been moved to a new home with the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS).
To complete a new assessment, please create a new account at www.psychologicallysafeleader.com.
Presented by Robyn Priest: LIVE YOUR TRUTH PRESENTS Free Online Introduction to Peer Support in the Workplace
Monday, May 6, 2019
Presented by McMaster University, the 2-day program, led by peer educators, builds knowledge, skills and resources to promote early intervention and support for mental health at work, and psychological health and safety in the workplace. For more information, please view this poster.
Thursday, May 23, 2019