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2017 Webinar Series

CMHA BC is hosting free webinars to move your mental health strategy forward. Upcoming topics include mental fitness, a legal overview of addictions in the workplace and creating a psychologically safe workplace.

Accommodating Addiction: Best Practices
November 9, 2017 – Watch the webinar recording

Suicide and the Working Environment
October 17, 2017 – Watch the webinar recording

Workplace Mental Health Survey

Workplace Mental Health in Canada: Findings from a Pan-Canadian Survey
Lundbeck Canada and CMHA teamed up to take the “pulse” of workplace mental health in Canada to better understand where employers are and to assist them in their efforts to promote workplace mental health. View the survey results.


Training

CMHA offers workshops geared towards making your workplace psychologically healthy and safe. All of our workshops can be hosted on-site at your location. For more information please visit the CMHA BC website or email workplaces[at]cmha.bc.ca.


Tools

National Standard of Canada – Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace—Prevention, promotion and guidance to staged implementation
Canada’s first national standard designed to help organizations and their employees improve workplace psychological health and safety.

Psychological Health and Safety: An Action Guide for Employers
Mental Health Commission of Canada’s guide provides steps and actions that are accessible to all Canadian employers.

Guarding Minds at Work
Tools to assess and address psychosocial risk in the workplace.  Includes survey, scorecards, audit forms, evidence-based recommendations and evaluation methods.

Working Through It
Videos and text handouts by and for individuals who experience mental health-related concerns in the workplace.  Includes handouts, checklists and forms.

Bird’s Eye View
Weathering the Perfect Legal Storm: Navigating requirements of the emerging duty to provide a psychologically safe system of work in the context of the voluntary National Standard of Canada on Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace. CSA Z1003-13/BNQ 9700-803 Authored by Martin Shain, SJD


Information

Heretohelp.bc.ca
Information in many languages on mental health, specific mental health conditions and illnesses, treatments, resources in BC.

Visions Journal’s Workplace Issue
Issue of Visions, BC’s Mental Health and Addictions Journal includes articles by Mary Ann Baynton on the national standard; by WorkSafeBC’s Joe Pinto on anti-bullying policies; and several other personal experiences, perspectives and articles on the topic.

Mental Health and the Workplace: An international perspective (PDF)
Informational slides presented by Dame Carol Black, Expert Adviser on Health and Work, Department of Health, England, at 2013 Bottom Line Conference.

Lancaster House
Legal information on specific case law, publications, e-newsletters, and conferences.

CCOHS: Healthy Minds at Work
Provides information and links to credible resources that can help workplaces increase their understanding and recognition of mental health issues at work, address existing issues, develop and implement effective approaches to promoting mental health at work, and find quality resources and tools on a range of related topics.


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