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

ALL TOOLS AND RESOURCES ARE FREE.

USE THEM TO HELP MAKE A DIFFERENCE.

Those who helped lead the way
People from countries like Sweden, New Zealand, Australia, the U.K. and others are asking how Canada has come so far in advancing psychological health and safety in workplaces over the last 10 years.
Has the National Standard made a difference?
The National Standard of Canada for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace (the Standard) has been downloaded well over 30,000 times since it was launched in 2013.
Centre Overview

Great-West Life Centre for Mental Health in the Workplace

This website is an initiative of the Great-West Life Centre for Mental Health in the Workplace
Advancing Workplace Mental Health
2017 marks the 10th anniversary of the Great-West Life Centre for Mental Health in the Workplace. To celebrate, we are looking at advancements we’ve seen in workplace mental health over the past decade and highlighting some of those that have helped make a difference along the way.
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Organizational Framework
Organizational Framework
Consider organizational approaches, strategies, policies, procedures, and interactions that impact the psychological health or safety of employees.
Find out how
Assess your Workplace
Assess your Workplace
Assess and address psychological health and safety in your workplace.
Learn more
Promote Mental Health at Work
Promote Mental Health at Work
Take time to participate in activities focused on improving mental health at work.
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Management Training
Management Training
Help leaders learn how to effectively recognize and manage mental health related issues in the workplace.
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Facilitate discussions related to a psychologically safe workplace.
Engage Staff in Solutions
Facilitate discussions related to a psychologically safe workplace.
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Mental Health Awareness
Mental Health Awareness
Watch videos designed to speak directly to people struggling with mental health issues.
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Latest News
  • The Centre recently launched our brand new social media spaces using the handle @Workplace_MH.

    Follow the Centre and join the conversation on Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and YouTube!

  • We congratulate CivicAction who kicked-off #MindsMatter on December 2. This new resource encourages improved workplace mental health, converts intentions to actions, and mobilizes more Greater Toronto and Hamilton region employers to make measureable progress on this issue by 2019.

    For more on this program, and tips on how co-workers can support each other, go to www.civicaction.ca/mindsmatter.

  • Supporting Employee Success – A Tool to Plan Accommodations that Support Success at Work. A free resource that helps facilitate employee mental health while meeting job requirements. 

  • The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) wants to showcase leaders and identify champions of workplace wellness. Sharing experiences helps connect organizations undergoing similar processes allowing us all to learn and progress. MHCC invites you to take five minutes to complete this online form and share your experience.