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



The Stages of Recovery
The path to recovery and wellness from a serious mental illness is sometimes long and difficult but with the right care it is possible.
Margaret talks about the Kuebler Ross Model


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

Understanding what might push our buttons can help us to choose responses that are better for our own mental health.
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Break Activity

Gratitude is linked to good mental health. It is a practice rather than simply an attitude.
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Suggested Employee Communication

Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW) gives us an opportunity to recognize the needs and celebrate the accomplishments of those who live and work while experiencing mental illnesses such as depression, anxiety, or posttraumatic stress disorder. Peer Support is being increasingly recognized as an effective way to support those who are struggling through mental illness by offering them hope that only someone who has been through a similar experience can provide. Learn what Peer Support is and how to help someone access it.
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Latest News
  • The Government of Canada made a commitment to Canadians to help ensure that federally regulated workplaces, including Parliament Hill, are free from harassment and violence. Today, the government is taking the next step toward a strengthened federal framework to protect workers and support employers.

    We are consulting with Canadians to hear their opinions on the proposed regulatory framework for Bill C-65 through an online consultation. We want to know what you think about the proposed regulations, which will help shape and influence the new framework should Bill C-65 become law.
    We would like to invite you to participate in the consultation by:
    The survey is open until October 5, 2018. A summary report highlighting the key findings will be available at a later date.

  • As a friend of Great-West Life Centre for Mental Health in the Workplace, we are pleased to offer you 15% off the 8-week course, “Begin to Transform Your Workplace Culture” if you register by July 25th.   For more information on the course, click here.  To access the special code, please email  Once you have your code, visit Deborah Connor’s website to order and enter the discount code where prompted.