Leaders are often faced with a variety of issues related to employee performance, well-being, personal and workplace concerns. What follows are practical and action-oriented guidelines to assist in developing responses that help resolve issues while promoting and protecting mental health.

Accommodation

Resources to help you deal with the legal, practical and organizational issues related to supporting effective accommodation of an employee with a disability.
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Addressing Co-Worker Reactions

Effectively responding to co-worker concerns or reactions helps support a psychologically safe work environment for all.
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Burnout Response

Understanding the issue, recognizing workplace factors, being aware of signs and symptoms and taking proactive steps for prevention can help reduce the impact of burnout on employees and their workplaces.
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Dementia Response

With an aging workforce, awareness of dementia helps with early recognition, effective risk management, and a supportive response.
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Employees Who Are Caregivers

Strategies for employers to support their employees who are caregivers for family members or loved ones with mental health or other health issues.
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Grief Response

While grief is a natural human response to loss, mental health issues can arise. Effective support can help employees experiencing loss remain productive while they heal.
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Helping Employees Manage Change

Strategies for supporting employees to handle change in a psychologically safe way.
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Impairment and Substance Use

Help reduce the negative impact of addiction on the employee, co-workers and the organization.
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Leadership Crisis Response

Thoughtful action and preventive measures can help facilitate the best possible response while reducing stress for everyone involved.
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Resolving Conflict

Tools, questions and strategies to help resolve conflict between co-workers, including when mental health is a factor.
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Retirement

Plan ahead to capture the knowledge and expertise that may be lost when employees retire from your organization.
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Sector Specific Strategies

Research has identified some of issues that can be unique to certain sectors of the workforce, as well as specific strategies that may help.
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Suicide Response

An effective workplace response to a death by suicide or an attempted suicide, includes addressing the impact on co-workers.
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Supporting Newcomers

Help protect the psychological safety and promote success of employees new to this country.
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Supportive Performance Management

Performance management that focuses on solutions and employee success can be effective, even during times of stress.
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Supporting Return to Work Success

An employee’s return to work is a critical time to support success. Proper planning can address potential issues, including working relationships and performance.
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Union Support

There are many ways a union representative can contribute to a psychologically healthy and safe workplace and help support successful accommodation or return to work.
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Violence Assessment

Although no violence assessment is absolute, some sample questions that may help improve understanding are shared.
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