Address workplace issues
This is a good place to start. It provides a framework to identify issues and help you approach an employee who may be experiencing a mental health problem.
Once you have read Workplace Solutions, you can go on to additional information relevant to:
Return to Work
Supportive Performance Management
Helping Employees Manage Change
Increase mental health awareness
Supporting employees with mental health issues can be stressful. The following information and strategies can help you respond and resolve issues more effectively.
This may be a good place to start for basic information about mental illnesses and approaches to wellness.
A video-based resource featuring employees with mental health pressures talking about how they coped, and what they did to reclaim well-being.
Suggested wording to sensitively recommend Working Through It to someone who appears to be struggling with a mental health concern.
Improve psychological health and safety
The National Standard of Canada for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace indicates that business owners have a responsibility in promoting psychological health and preventing risks to psychological safety.
Use this series of presentations to facilitate discussions related to improving psychological health and safety with your team.
Using break time to improve mental health can have a positive effect on wellness and productivity. TakeYourBreak provides a new idea each week. Encourage employees to do activities on their own or as part of a team.