Half a million Canadians are off work each week due to mental illness. One in five Canadians experience a mental health problem each year. With figures like these, Canadians are increasingly looking at how mental health issues impact employees in the workplace. In this episode of CareerBuzz (broadcast on Oct 19, 2017), Mark is joined by Nitika Rewari of the Mental Health Commission of Canada, Addie Greco-Sanchez, president of AGS Rehab Solutions and Judy Kerling at the Region of Peel in Workplace Health, Safety & Wellness to discuss the current state of mental health in the workplace in Canada, MHCC’s “National Standard,” mental health first-aid, and how job-seekers can identify employers supportive of a psychologically healthy workplace.
Mental Health and Self-Care in the Workplace