CREATING A MENTALLY HEALTHY WORKPLACE

One in five adults will experience some form of mental health issue, at some point in their life, and often will do so in silence. 

Individuals experiencing a mental illness often feel distant from colleagues, friends and loved ones and find it difficult to be as successful and productive in the workplace as they want to be.

This interactive eLearning program contains four modules that move you towards insight and understanding around the issues of mental health and mental illness so that you can provide much needed support and understanding.

Bringing Knowledge and Support Strategies To Your Workplace

"This was the best use of an hour of my time"

In under 60 minutes, you will:

  • Explore the impact of stigma towards people living with mental illness issues
  • Recognize risk factors and warning signs for mental illness
  • Improve comfort in addressing mental health issues in the workplace a Supportive Conversations Action Plan
  • Determine actions that can be taken to support psychological health and safety in the workplace

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    “A clear description about mental illness. It was useful for personal experience as well as for clients.”

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    “Offered skills, useful suggestions and awareness. Kept things interesting and well-paced.”

  • Durham College

    “Excellent. Able to impart a lot of information in a relaxed fashion. Challenged my opinions and I enjoyed the life examples.”

Here's what you'll get once you sign up for our course...

Module One: Understanding Mental Health and Mental Illness

Lesson Brief

This introduction to the complex issue of mental health and mental illness looks at the factors that put people at risk.

This module will:

  • Compare myths and misconceptions about mental health issues with factual information
  • Aid in recognizing risk factors and warning signs for mental illness
  • Expand your understanding of the signs and symptoms of mental illness and discuss different support strategies


Module Two: Stigma Surrounding Mental Health

Lesson Brief

Recovery from the stigma and the consequences of mental illness is sometimes more difficult than recovering from the illness itself. 

This module:

  • Explores the impact of stigma towards people living with mental illness
  • Provides skills and strategies to approach a colleague, friend or family member who may be struggling


Module Three: Support Strategies

Lesson Brief

Recovery is aided  by the presence of people who believe in and stand by the person dealing with a mental health challenge. They need a person whom they can trust to be there for them. They need people that believe in them, even when they do not believe in themselves. They need people who listen and understand even when things may not make sense. This module looks at how you can be that person. 

This module will help you to:

  • Implement a simple and effective four-step action plan to assess the situations, identify needs and intervene appropriately using our Supportive Conversations Action Plan called ALEC
  • Improve comfort in addressing mental health issues in the workplace


Module Four: 

Mental Illness In The Workplace

Lesson Brief

Learn strategies that can be used to improve the support and outcomes for those dealing with mental health issues in your workplace

This module will help you to:

  • Be more aware of where to look and how to access resources
  • Determine actions that can be taken to support psychological health and safety in the workplace

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Bonuses

  • Vulnerable or Resilient Quiz

  • Mental Health Week Tips

  • Mental Illness Quiz

  • Emotional Health Article

Mental Illness:
 Providing Understanding and Support
is an eLearning course helping you
to increase your knowledge and skills around mental illness in order to reduce stigma and move towards positive outcomes.

Helping You To Create A Mentally Healthy And Safe Workplace

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Is Your Workplace A Psychologically Healthy And Safe Place To Work?

Successful organizations know that healthy employees are a competitive edge, however, there are systemic and organizational factors that affect the mental health of workers.  

Does your organization:

  • have an overall health policy stating your organization's intent to protect and promote the mental health of all employees?
  • have a formal assessment process to determine employee needs and preferences in regards to enhancing their mental health and ensuring a psychologically healthy workplace?
  • educate employees and leaders in healthy workplace principles and methods?
  • through its leaders demonstrate through their actions, a commitment to providing a psychologically healthy workplace?

If not, Mental Illness: Providing Understanding and Support can help to get you and your team on the right track!

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