Self-Care for Mental Health- Jan 23, 2023, 10-11 a.m. (Register)
Taking care of yourself is an important part of living a happy and healthy life. Self-care refers to the activities and practices that we choose to participate in on a regular basis to maintain and boost our health and well-being. This session will cover why self-care is important for your physical and mental health, and how you can get started on a self-care journey.
Creating a Respectful Workplace – Jan 24, 2023, 10-11 a.m. (Register)
A respectful workplace values the care, consideration, and dignity of others. High levels of turnover, conflict, and low levels of morale, absenteeism, and poor productivity are often associated with disrespectful workplaces. Preventing disrespectful behavior begins with understanding the causes and creating a respectful workplace where workers mental health is protected.
Am I Okay? Checking in on your Mental Health – Jan 25, 2023, 10-11 a.m. (Register)
Over the past few years, most of us have become more concerned for other’s mental health. We are more willing to check in with someone and offer support. But how often do you check in with yourself and ask ‘How am I doing?’ Let’s talk about how to check-in on your own mental health and assess your well-being.
Meet Canada’s Workplace Mental Health Champion – Jan 25, 2023, 2-3 p.m. (Register)
Every year the Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health recognizes seven Canadians who are helping to advance the mental health agenda across the country. Steve Tizzard is the recipient of the 2022 award for Workplace Mental Health Champion. His work inspires others to take that first step, no matter how small, to develop psychological health and safety programs, end stigma and improve workplace mental health.
The Basics of Peer Support – Jan 26, 2023, 10-11 a.m. (Register)
Peer support is the emotional and practical support that is shared between two people with a common experience, such as a mental health issue or illness. The Mental Health Strategy for Canada found peer support to be an essential component of the mental health system. Join us as we discuss peer support programs.
Stand Up to Stigma – Jan 27, 2023, 10-11 a.m. (Register)
COVID-19 has impacted Canadians mental health. Polls and surveys have shown that one in three people in Canada will now experience a mental health issue or illness in any given year. Many people living with mental illnesses also live with the negative effects of stigma. Negative attitudes toward mental illnesses can prevent people from talking about their daily challenges. Join us as we talk about how we can stand up to stigma and support workers with mental health issues in the workplace.