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Psychological health and safety in the workplace is an issue of growing concern for employers across the country. A number of initiatives and events focus attention on mental health issues and explore strategies to improve psychological health and safety as well as the productivity of those experiencing mental health issues at work. Some of these are listed below.

Recovery Capital Conference Toronto - Organized by New Start Foundation

Event Date From: 9/26/2019

Event Date To: 9/27/2019

Contact Name: Madeline Neziol

Contact Email:

Event Phone: 519-755-5919

Event Address/Location: Delta Hotels Toronto 75 Lower Simcoe Street

City: Toronto

Event Province: Ontario

Country: Canada

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After a highly successful first year, Recovery Capital conference Toronto is returning September 26th – 27th with the most innovative two-day event designed to provide accessible, accredited, and multi-disciplinary professional education on the latest innovations in the fields of Addiction Medicine, concurrent disorders and Recovery. 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. Our 2019 Recovery Capital conference themes will include: • Trauma, PTSD, First Responders • Youth & Recovery Capital • Stigma & Mental Health And a new 2019 focus on Workplace Wellness! Struggles with addiction and mental illness are now the leading cause of disability, lost productivity and impaired functioning in Canada. The World Health Organization ranks major depressive disorder and bipolar disorder among the top 10 causes of disability worldwide. Recovery Capital Conference will provide a specialized and intensive focus on workplace mental health and provide professionals with practical education on how to assess, support and balance the needs of employees with the demands of the workplace. The Workplace Mental Health agenda of RCC will help your organization learn: • How to identify and manage addiction and mental health issues in the workplace • The impact that stigma has on Leadership behaviours • Opiates, cannabis and the workplace today • Addressing PTSD following occupational trauma • Return to work strategies after treatment In the wake of the opiate crisis and recent legalization of cannabis, there has never been a more critical time for these discussions. We hope you will be a part of the conference this year!

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