Mental Health in the Workplace
With most adults spending more of their working hours at work than anywhere else, addressing issues of mental health at work is vitally important for all people in Canada. However, the total cost from mental health problems to the Canadian economy exceed $50 billion annually.
What Do We Do?
At CMHA Kelowna, we offer employers and employees information, resources, tools and support to understand the complexities of creating and maintaining a psychologically safe workplace. Our services focus on assessing, training, coaching and teaching that equips the workplace with preventative strategies, facts and information and practical strategies that will enhance your workplace wellness, employees’ wellness and, therefore, improve your bottom line.
When you invest in the health and well-being of all your employees to increase capacity, enhance productivity and strengthen the mental health of all.
3 Things You Can do and Extra Resources to Follow
#1. Identify Your Own Values, Goals, and Areas for Improvement:
- Mental Health Commission of Canada
- Guarding Minds @ Work
- 13 Psychosocial Factors for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace
- Mental Health at Work (Canadian Centre for Occupational Health & Safety)
- My Workplace Health