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Workplace Wellness Program Ideas


Many organizations provide free and credible resources to help you plan workplace wellness activities. We have highlighted some of them here to help you develop and deliver a cost-effective program for your employees.

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Use the toolkit provided and remind employees to pay attention to their energy levels as part of an overall mental health strategy.

They provide information and tools for your own social media campaign such as their #GETLOUD or hosting a fundraising activity.

You can create a quiz about sun safety from the information provided by the Canadian Cancer Society and the prize for the winner could be sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses. More information is also available through Health Canada.

This activity makes a link between body and mind to lift mood.

Encourage staff to move more at work to improve both physical and mental health.

An employee shares her experience of mental illness at work – Angela Jaspan works successfully with Schizo-Affective Disorder. In her video she shares how, with the help and accommodation of a supportive employer, she was able to be promoted to the position of manager.

To learn more about how people successfully live and work with mental illness subscribe to the Working Through It emails, which include weekly links to short and inspiring videos.