Over 50,000 Canadians miss work each week due to mental illness. Mental illness affects millions of people world wide and is something that almost half of Canadians have had or have by the time they turn 40 years old. Isn't it time we end the stigma and increase access to mental health services? These are [...]
Focusing on mental health awareness in the workplace in 2020, Healthy Workplace month takes place between October 1-31, 2020. Mental health in the workplace is just as important as physical health and safety. How is your workplace promoting healthy lifestyles? For tips, visit the HealthyWorkplaceMonth.ca site and improve health and safety in your workplace this [...]
Suicide affects over 100 million people world-wide annually. Working together, we can make a difference and help to prevent this from happening. Collaboration is the key, and the more people that are aware of these statistics and that there is a solution, the better. We can all play a part in suicide prevention. Join the [...]
Positive mental health is something that everyone should strive for. Our state of mind affects everything we do, from school, to work, and even hanging out with our friends and family. Whether you have a mental illness or not, there are things you can do every day to feel better about yourself. Taking some time [...]
Get loud about mental health! May 6-12 is Mental Health Week, and this year we're talking about what mental health is. Mental health is your state of well-being and it encompasses all of your feelings. Discover more about what mental health really means and different strategies to help you thrive.
2018 was an exciting year for the JobSafe crew. We updated our courses and implemented a user-friendly learning management system. We are looking forward to big things ahead in 2019! Click here to catch up with JSSS. View previous editions of our monthly JobSafe Newsletter.
Bullying in any situation is uncalled for and certainly not the fault of the victim. Unfortunately, in Canada one in six employees report being bullied at some point during their career. Workplace bullying encompasses everything from physical altercations to sexual harassment to verbal attacks. Everyone has the right to a safe work environment but unfortunately [...]