Reduce stigma and other barriers to care in the workplace
Encourage mental health conversations by transforming the way participants think and talk about mental health and mental illness
Strengthen your resilience in order to maintain wellness
Help you support yourself and others
Promote your organization’s mental health
Help participants identify poor mental health in themselves and others
Give participants the coping skills to manage stress and poor mental health
Review mental health rights and responsibilities
Create a more supportive work environment
The Working Mind for Employees offers practical knowledge to increase participants’ overall comfort level with mental illness. Upon completing the course, employees will be able to:
understand mental health and mental illness
recognize its signs and indicators, in themselves and others
reduce stigma and negative attitudes toward people with mental health problems
maintain their own mental health and improve their resilience.
The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) has customized The Working Mind to best align with the lived experience of staff in a care giving role. MHCC has collaborated with individuals to ensure it captures the current and past experiences of staff. This customization also includes scenario-based lessons, videos that feature people with lived experience of mental illness, reference guides, and practical handouts.