Mental Health

Mental Health in the Workplace

Everyone in the workplace has a shared responsibility for health and safety, including both physical and psychological health and safety. Discover tools to help create a space where workers feel safe, respected, and valued.
 
Access free Workplace Mental Health Safety Talk videos and get unlimited access to a set of seven pre-recorded 15-minute talks on the topics of stress, stigma, anxiety and youth, the importance of having mental health conversations, and general overviews of mental health, mental illness, and mental harm.
 
Visit COVID-19: Support for People to find information about free Ontario mental health services and supports that meet your needs - Government of Ontario
 
Bounceback Ontario - Free skill-building program
 
Mental Health Support in Ontario - Government of Ontario
 
COVID-19 and Mental Health @ Work - Government of Canada
 
COVID-19 Resources - Mental Health Commission of Canada
 
Wellness Together e-mental health supports and access to virtual counselling services to everyone in Canada - Government of Canada

Resource List

Apps

Free app: ConnexGo - information about mental health and addiction services in Ontario
 
Free app: IncludeMe interactive app - fast, effective training for small business owners and managers
 
Free app: Measure Workplace Stress - Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers (OHCOW)

Articles 

 
 
 
 

Fact Sheet

Posters

 
 
 
Substance Use and the Trades - CCOHS - NEW Aug 2021
 
Student Artwork - Article links to gallery

Resources and guidelines

 
 
Checklist for Workplace Policies on Substance Use Stigma - Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) - NEW Aug 2021
 
 
Doing What Matters in Times of Stress: An Illustrated Guide - available in 14 languages; World Health Organization
 
 
Mental Health Playbook for Business Leaders - Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
 
Mental Wellness in the Workplace: A Playbook for Employers - Ontario Chamber of Commerce - NEW Oct 2021
 
 
 
 
 
Substance use - Resources regarding drug, alcohol, cannabis, substance use, impairment
 
Suicide Prevention in the Workplace guide has resources and tips for workers and managers - Mental Health Commission of Canada - NEW Sept. 2021
 
 
Working Mind: COVID-19 Self-care and Resilience Guide with mental health continuum chart - MHCC - NEW Jul 2021
 
Workplace Safety - Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction - NEW Aug 2021
 
Workplace Strategies for Mental Health - Canada Life - NEW Oct 2021

Social Media

Facebook - Emotional Health - World Health Organization - NEW Oct 2021

Training

Assembling the Pieces Toolkit: Implementing national standard - CCOHS free e-course, English and French
 
  
 
 
 
 
Psychological Health and Safety Awareness - CCOHS free e-course, English and French
 

Videos

Access free Workplace Mental Health Safety Talk videos and get unlimited access to a set of seven pre-recorded 15-minute talks on the topics of stress, stigma, anxiety and youth, the importance of having mental health conversations, and general overviews of mental health, mental illness, and mental harm.
 
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Websites

Bounceback Ontario - Free skill-building program
 
Breaking Free - Free, confidential online recovery support program to help those experiencing a substance use disorder
 
 
Connex Ontario - free 24/7 information for Ontario mental health services and supports
 
Healthy Minds at Work - Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mental health in the workplace - Canada Labour Program includes top 8 practices
 
 
Wellness Together e-mental health supports and access to virtual counselling services to everyone in Canada - Government of Canada