The information included here provides some tools and resources to help employees at work.
Free learning modules to introduce all employees to their responsibility to contribute to a mentally healthy workplace as described in the National Standard of Canada for Psychological Health and Safety.
Take Your Break activities are no- to low-cost and are designed to encourage employees to take regular breaks even during the busiest workdays.
Recognizing and responding to individuals whose mental health may be at risk is often left to supervisors and co-workers by default. Read this article to find out more about how employees can be supported in their response.
Here are some things to think about when looking to resolve conflict with others at work.
Some wonder what to do if their boss has a mental illness or is acting in ways that are toxic to those around them. While bosses are also susceptible to mental health problems, the power imbalance makes some believe there is nothing they can do to intervene. In fact, there is a lot you can try.
Peer Supporters have had similar life experiences regarding coping with illness and share resources or strategies that might be useful to you. Whether you wish to become a Peer Supporter or get help from one, read below to learn more.
Describing perceptions, de-stressing outside of work and focusing on self-care are some protective strategies for employees who are experiencing bullying or harassment.
A series of questions to help you proactively plan for the quality of life you desire in retirement.
A workplace plan is a tool you can use to help figure out what changes you may need at work in order to be successful. It can be used to find what accommodations you may need, and also can be used when formal accommodation is not happening, but when workplace issues are hard to resolve.
The return-to-work process can be stressful as you re-adjust to work routine, social interaction at work, and doing the tasks of your job. You may notice that you need more support from your doctor, therapist, family and friends during your return to work.
Managing finances is stressful for most people at the best of times. When you are unable to work due to illness or injury, you may want to ask someone you trust for assistance in looking into financial resources and options.
An Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a voluntary and confidential service, to help employees at all levels, and in most cases their family members (dependents), who have personal concerns that affect their personal well-being and/or work performance.
Independent professionals include those who are self-employed, work from home or remotely, and often work in isolation. While working in isolation could be either a choice or necessity, it may present unique challenges to physical, mental, and professional well-being. Some valuable insights and suggestions to balance these challenges with the potential benefits of independent work are offered.
When someone is struggling with a mental health issue, you may be concerned about invading privacy or being seen as harassing. Working Through It provides practical coping strategies, through videos and related resources, that can be used by individuals at work, off work and when returning to work.