SUMMARY: A 3-year national research study has been undertaken by the Mental Health Commission of Canada to determine how Canadian employers are using the National Standard of Canada for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace. Results will help identify promising practices, formulate programs, and develop educational tools and processes to help more organizations adopt the Standard and to promote mentally healthy workplaces overall.

Join the conversation as we share questions and ideas from our participants and expert panel. Visit the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) website for more information about the Case Study Research Project.

Keeping psychological health and safety on the agenda in times of change

December 2014

When faced with major change or upheaval, it can be challenging for organizations to keep the focus on psychological health and safety initiatives. Yet such programs are even more important in times of change.

Overcoming fears and skepticism: Communicating a psychological health and safety initiative to employees

December 2014

Some organizations in the early stages of implementing psychological health and safety may have concerns about what and when to communicate to employees. One fear may be that a positive response to this new initiative could be impacted by employee skepticism.