Legal Resources

National Resources Council of Canadians with Disabilities (CCD) CCD is a national human rights organization of people with disabilities working for an accessible and inclusive Canada. Legal Line Legal Line is a federal not-for-profit organization that provides free legal information...

What is the Duty to Accommodate?

What is the Duty to Accommodate? Source: Ontario Human Rights Commission. The “duty to accommodate” is the legal obligation that employers, unions, landlords and service providers have under the Ontario Human’s Right Code (and respective provincial codes in other provinces)...

What should I say?

I have decided to tell my employer that I’m ill What should I say? As an employee you have a responsbility to be a productive worker. When you are experiencing a mental disability, you may also have the right to...

What I Wish I Knew

What I Wish I Knew A Snapshot of My Experience with Mental llness at Work By Mandi Luis-Buckner Seven years ago I was a successful employee at a large financial organization, and if depression hadn’t hit me, I would now...
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What is CMHA?

What is CMHA? The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) is one of the oldest continuing nation-wide charitable health organizations in Canada. CMHA’s broad mandate is to promote the mental health of all people and support the resilience and recovery of...

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...
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