Hangin’ In There

Download our “Hangin’ In There:  Strategies for Job Retention by Persons with a Psychiatric Disability” Who is this booklet for? This booklet is written primarily for people with psychiatric disabilities and it reflects their personal view points on the subject...

Steps To Employment

Being able to work is important to many people, although this might be for a variety of reasons. The right to meaningful employment is a fundamental component of life in a healthy and democratic community. Working for a living can...

External Employee Resources

Emotional Wellness Self-Assessment Mental Health Works is excited to offer a free online Emotional Wellness Self-Assessment in conjunction with Entec Corporation. Employers and Employees can now measure their own emotional well-being with this brief 4-5 minute online survey. Instantly receive...

Working Through It

Burned out, stressed,and overwhelmed?  Working Through It (WTI) is a resource that can help employees to feel better and cope more effectively. The resource, available in English and French, contains a series of videos as well as links to related...

Custom Solutions

Mental Health works is a full service corporate training program that strives to meet each employers unique training needs.  We offer several traditional instructor lead workshops as well as a full line of custom solutions to meet and exceed your...

Online Learning

Managing Mental Health in the Workplace: A Three-Part Online Learning Series Canadian Mental Health Association in partnership with ScholarLab is excited to announce the launch of our latest online course, Managing Health in the Workplace. Visit http://cmha.scholarlab.ca/ today to register...

Supporting an employee’s return to work

The fundamentals Ask your employee what they need Set benchmarks Lead by example The fundamentals Three fundamentals must be in place for an employee’s return to work to be successful: The work itself, and the employee’s presence in the workplace,...

What if an accommodation is not working?

An employee’s needs, and their job, may change over time. Similarly, the employer’s needs may change or working conditions may change. For example, the introduction of technology may require an employee to take training or to change the way they...

What is a “reasonable accommodation”?

Are there limits on the duty to accommodate? What criteria will be used to determine if the employer has met the duty to accommodate? What is undue hardship? What factors are considered in determining whether the cost of accommodation is...

Where can I find help for an employee?

If you are concerned that an employee may have a mental health problem, find out what resources your organization has to help and how an employee can access these services and supports. When you talk to the employee, it is...
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